Superbowl Commercials 2021and that time eBay tried to sell Shai racist propaganda

This week on Friday Night Movie: It’s the Superbowl, and the sibs were READY for the commercials - and some football too, or whatever. Special guest, and advertising maestro, Bobby Buttons, returned to help the sibs process their reactions. Social justice themed ads fell flat - as Lily put it, “I couldn’t tell if they were altruistic or like, Kendall Jenner handing out Pepsi at a protest”. And they’re definitely not buying DoorDash or UberEats talking about eating local (Becky was greatly offended by them dragging Sesame Street into this mess). Lily is embarrassed for Cheetos, Becky’s reaction can be best described as “it was so bad it’s meh”, and Shai was excited for Will Ferrell’s GM ad. Later in the episode, the sibs unpacked what they’ve been streaming, from season 2 of The Code and the Price is Right to Greta Gerwig’s Little Women and Crazy-Ex Girlfriend (shoutout to Robin Coomer for the rec!), but let’s be real - it was Superbowl Sunday, and this one is all about the ads!

All that and the episode kicks off with Shai telling the story of how eBay’s algorithm kept trying to sell him racist literature. 

The Friday Night Movie Family supports the following organizations: NAACP Legal Defense Fund | Equal Justice Initiative.

Subscribe, rate and review us on your favorite podcast platform, including iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Podbean | Overcast.

Play along with Friday Night Movie at home! Read the FNM Glossary to learn the about our signature bits (e.g., Buy/Rent/Meh, I Told You Shows, Tradesies, etc.) and then head on over to our merch store your very own official FNM t-shirt

Send us your recommendations and your tradesies! We'll watch them and report back on the show!

Email us at or tweet @FriNightMovie@pancake4table@chichiKgomez, and/or  @paperBKprincess

Follow our creations and zany Instagram stories @frinightmovie and @pancake4table.

Follow us on Letterboxd (@pancake4table) where we're rating every movie we've EVER watched. 

Subscribe to our quarterly newsletter for exclusive giveaways and news!

Theme music by What Does It Eat

Subscribe and leave a review on IOS or Android at

Follow all of our pop culture shenanigans at





Share | Download(Loading)

Episodes Date

Load more

Podbean App

Play this podcast on Podbean App