Ozzy Osbourne's brand of heavy metal has been described as "satanic" and "terrifying," but never has it been so adorable. In this new commercial for the Honda Pilot, a family of eight spontaneously bursts into an a cappella rendition of the Blizzard of Ozz's "Crazy Train" while on a road trip. This ad, like the Toyota Prius' People Person commercial starring the Kinks' "Got to Be Free," has frequently appeared during TV time-outs on the Sunday NFL slate, but for some reason, the Pilot spot always makes us want to turn off the Giants game and put on Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly movies. Wonder why:
That barbershop quartet version of "Sweet Child O' Mine" comes from the film Step Brothers, which no doubt inspired the Honda ad, even though they don't seem to be having as much fun singing as those folks in the Pilot. (Sigh, it's also impossible to watch that above video and not wish Party Down was still on TV.) If these clips don't make you want to jump in your car and sing somewhere, nothing will.
- Honda Pilot
- Ozzy Osbourne