This Super Bowl Ad Stole Our Hearts (And Made Us Miss Our Dads)

When it comes to Super Bowl TV ads, we think this one will be hard to beat.
Posted at 11:19 PM, Feb 04, 2016

Super Bowl 50 is still a few days away, but we already know who's winning the TV ad game. 

Hair product company Pantene put together a series of Super Bowl ads promoting its “Strong Is Beautiful” campaign. 

“Daddy, can you, like, put the bow inside the braid?” little Rhiya asks her dad in one of the commercials.

Yes, that's Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams braiding his daughter’s hair.

The ads feature NFL players attempting to complete new hairstyles on their daughters because, according to Pantene, “Girls who spend quality time with their dads grow up to be stronger women.” 

Although the execution might not be perfect, it’s all about the effort.

"I'm not nervous, but my hands get a little bit in the way," Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten says in one video.

We're thinking this will be tough to top. But there's a solid chance some other ads on Super Bowl Sunday will tug at our heartstrings, too. In the meantime, we're calling Dad just to say hey.

This video includes images from Getty Images.