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Friday, March 16, 2018

Samuel L. Jackson Pokes Fun at Charles Barkley in Alamo-Inspired March Madness Ad

Posted By on Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 2:56 PM

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Back in December, Spurs fan Samuel L. Jackson and Spurs hater Charles Barkley were in San Antonio to film a Capital One commercial for March Madness.

Earlier this week, the finance company shared the finished product on Twitter. While it's hard to get excited about a credit card commercial, it's pretty cool to know that San Antonio is getting a shout-out.



Even better, it's at Barkley's expense.

In a 30-second spot, you can see Jackson, Barkley and Spike Lee sitting in a car together, on their road trip to San Antonio for the NCAA's Final Four. Barkley says he's excited so he can go to the "A La Mode."
Jackson gets a kick out of this and corrects him, saying it's "Alamo." Barkley brushes him off and says he doesn't care what it's called, he just wants some ice cream (perhaps churro flavored?).

The commercial promotes a contest to create a unique ice cream flavor inspired by March Madness, the prize for which is $4,000.

Jackson came up with his own flavor, which slightly roasts Barkley. You can check out the bloopers from this and related commercials below.
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