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Ad of the Day: Nissan

October 4, 2011

If you're the type of nut-job MacGyver with delusions of heroism who fantasizes about speeding onto a runway to catch an ailing commercial jetliner in the bed of your pickup truck, Nissan suggests considering its Frontier model.

In one new ad, a shaky first-person camera opens on a tense airport scene, where a crowd has gathered around a TV newscast to watch as a jumbo jet with busted wheels attempts an ill-advised crash landing—narrated gravely in the dulcet tones of a local anchor. But at the last possible moment, some unknown, brave, foolish driver races to the rescue, pulling up beneath the nose of the doomed jet and bringing it safely to the ground—presumably sav

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