Ads We Like: Joe Pesci helps Google get the most out of its Home Alone reprise
Following on from its viral Macaulay Culkin Home Alone-style Christmas ad, things are getting even more meta for Google which brought Joe Pesci on board for to feature in sequel.
Culkin’s reprise of Kevin McCallister, Pesci’s starring role in Google Assistant’s Super Bowl spot last week has racked up 13 million views on YouTube and counting.
The ad sees Pesci watching Culkin’s original ad and laughing along with friends.
As the it nears towards the end, Perci shouts: “Here’s my big part, watch,” as Home Alone burglars Harry and Marv drive off from the McCallister’s house, Pesci goese on: “I nailed it, I did, I nailed it.”
However, there’s a twist as it’s revealed he’s watching it from someone else’s house. “We better get out of here before somebody sees us,” says the actor.