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Video: Matthew Broderick reprises Ferris Bueller role for Super Bowl ad

“How can I handle work on a day like today?”

“LIFE MOVES pretty fast. If you don’t stop to look around once in a while, you could miss it.”

Car manufacturer Honda has revived the 1980s cult classic Ferris Bueller’s Day Off in its Super Bowl ad for the new CR-V. In the ad, Matthew Broderick plays himself as an actor who feigns illness to get a day off work.

Honda says it put over two dozen reference to the film in the two-and-a-half-minute trailer (without mentioning Ferris Bueller once):

(Video via Honda)

But how does it compare to the original (apart from the very different vehicle…)? Here’s a trailer for the 1986 release to jog your memory:

(Video via TheTrailerGirl)

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