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Viral video rankings for week of 1/28/2014

VW's German engineers tackle the perfect Super ad

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Early jostling for the title of Super Bowl XLVIII advertising champion has shaken up our list of this week's top viral videos. Coming in at No. 1 is Volkswagen's meta-teaser -- an ad about creating the perfect Super Bowl ad. In the spot, VW's prototypical German engineers formulate what American spectators expect out of the best commercials. Their calculations lead them to a chaotic jumble of puppies, babies, models, balloons, and one poor old man getting hit in the groin.

Don't worry though, the teaser assures viewers at the end that VW's "working on it." The spot jumped to the top with 1,512,096 views.

Also new this week are game day teasers from Toyota and Ford. Toyota's, featuring The Muppets, is ranked third by Visible Measures with 1,015,878 views. Ford's teaser, starring comedian Rob Riggle, is ranked seventh by Visible Measures with 504,599 views.

In other topical news, Nissan's "Winter Warrior" is ranked fifth by Visible Measures with 762,594 views. The spot, created by TBWA Toronto, consists of violent mobs of snow men attacking crowds, only to be beaten back with the 2014 Nissan Rogue.

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(True Reach): 888,403

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(True Reach): 762,594

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(True Reach): 737,319

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(True Reach): 504,599

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(True Reach): 476,784

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(True Reach): 327,280

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