Gatorade’s ‘Be Like Mike’ commercial turns 25

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25 years ago this week, everyone wanted to “Be Like Mike.” reports, Gatorade’s famous commercial featuring Michael Jordan debuted Aug 8th, 1991. also reports the lyrics to the catchy jingle were written on a napkin by advertising exec Bernie Pitzel, who came up with it in four hours.

Gatorade digitally remastered the ad in 2015 as part of the product’s 50th anniversary.

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