Unless you count this Star Wars-themed Volskwagen ad, the last two years have seen a dearth of Super Bowl commercials from Bay Area companies.

If you’re one of those people who DVR the big event then skip past the boring game parts to get to the adverts, here’s a survey of Super Bowl spots from local firms over the years.

In reverse chronological order:

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Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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