As the Super Bowl nears kickoff, 'Who Can Forget?' relives some of the most iconic game day commercials

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The highly-anticipated Super Bowl LVI takes the field in just a few weeks, scheduled to be played on February 13, 2022, at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. And while the Big Game is inarguably the biggest television event of the year – with last year's record-low viewership still drawing in an astounding 92 million watchers - it's no wonder ad space can cost as much as $6 million for just 30 seconds of time. If you happen to identify with a large percentage of the population that's perhaps more interested in the myriad of big-budget, high-profile commercials that air between gameplay than the game itself, look no further than 38 years back in time. FOX NATION REVEALS THE MOST OUTRAGEOUS, TRAGIC, AND FASCINATING STORIES OF THE YEAR Fox Nation's'Who Can Forget 1984?' dedicates one of the show's standard top ten positions to celebrating that year's commercial success, breaking down two of the most-talked-about Super Bowl XVIII commercials: But almost 40 years ago, it wasn't the household name it is today -- until a Super Bowl XVIII ad changed the game. The commercial, a takeoff of George Orwell's dystopian social science fiction novel "1984," was heralded as a masterpiece.