A little over three years ago, Hal Curtis, creative director on Wieden+Kennedy’s Coke account, was wracking his brain for an idea for the next Super Bowl spot. “When you start to think about Coca-Cola,” he says, “you start to think, what are settings that have scale, that seem to be in the voice of Coke? Well, it’s a football game, a baseball game, a July Fourth picnic, a parade.” There. Curtis had it: a parade.
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