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Matthew Broderick's 'Ferris Bueller' Super Bowl Commercial (Video)

Honda reveals a longer cut of the Super Bowl's most buzzed-about commercial starring the actor as the iconic '80s movie character.

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Three days after being outed as the source of a viral video with Matthew Broderick reprising his role as Ferris Bueller, Honda has released an extended version of the Super Bowl ad online.

The car company's two-minute commercial shows Broderick faking an illness to get out of work on a movie. In one of several nods to the John Hughes classic, a car valet is shown droning "Broderick? Broderick?" with a droll delivery akin to Ben Stein's high school teacher's famous "Bueller?" line. The spot also cribs from the film's soundtrack (see: the soothing music during a museum scene), and Broderick also talks straight to the camera -- one of the narrative techniques that made Bueller instantly endearing to movie audiences back in 1986.

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The auto news website Jalopnik reported Friday that Honda was the brand responsible for the Bueller-inspired spot -- or, rather, a teaser clip that began circulating Thursday.