Looking Back: 11 Tear-jerking PH throwback commercials dedicated to grandparents

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Brands get more and more creative in hooking up the viewers.

 

1. We all know how grandparents like to spoil the grandkids whether its toys or food, but wouldn’t it be lovely to treat them back too?

Jollibee’s ‘Lola’ commercial between 1990 to 1992.

 

2. Were you touched when he said, “Ito para sa paborito kong apo, si Karen,” as well?

McDonald’s heartfelt commercial in the early 2000s

 



3. The bond between this little girl and her Lola singing to Petula Clark’s 1964 Downtown is so adorable!

McDonald’s commercial released in September 2013

 

4. With their strict and conventional upbringing, at times, grandparents tend to come off as terror. However, deep inside, they have this pure loving hearts of gold.

Nestle PH – Nido Fortigrow commercial released in May 2015

 

5. Grandparents don’t just pass on great wisdom, but also set as examples for long-lasting love. They show us that in love and marriage, the spark is not what keeps the relationship going—it’s the strongly founded companionship.

Jollibee Studios’ ‘Almusal‘ released last February 2016

 

6. In their thoughtful ways, Grandparents support us. You just got to know their love language for you to appreciate it.

Jollibee Studios’ ‘Kahera’ released last September 2016

 




7. Most of us might expect gadgets and grandiose gifts these days. But upon receiving yours (and received something you weren’t hoping for), know that they have put a lot of thinking into it. So, bee grateful.

Ang Regalo ni Lolo‘ by Jollibee Studios released in December 2016

 

8. For some, having grandkids can be the best gift ever!

SM Supermalls’ story commercial ‘Atat’ released last August 2017

 

9. For grandkids, growing up under the roof the grandparents can be humbling too. The discipline and morals you get from them are incomparable.

‘Apo’ released by Jollibee Studios on September 2017

 

10. In his little way, this young boy pays off his now disabled grandfather by spending time with him, strolling around the mall—just how he used to when he’s still a little kid.

‘Lolo Dreams’ commercial made by SM Supermalls last September 2018

 

11. Getting upset with public drivers, especially during rush hours, might get the best of us. However, before you snap at them, also try to understand their efforts to not just serve the commuters, in contributing to his family as well.

Released last September 2018, Jollibee Studios once again capture the viewer’s hearts in this ‘Biyahe’ commercial.

 

 

Happy Grandparents Day! Don’t forget to visit your lolos and lolas. Treat them to their favorite restaurant, pamper them with a relaxing day out, or sing to them their favorite love song.

Make them feel special not just this day, but every day!

What’s your favorite commercial? Did we forget to put an ad on the list? Tell us in the comment section below!

Blayce helped launch WhatALife! Blog in late May 2019, publishing trendy lifestyle and entertainment articles, local and international news reports, as well as inspiring feature stories of successful individuals hailing from Cagayan de Oro City. A jack-of-all-trades, she is a part-time gamer, occasional guitar player, and a zombie-genre fanatic.

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