The newest Chase commercial features its spokesperson, Ben Grant, popping up in everyday situations where people are earning cash back. The actor who plays Ben Grant is Michael Torpey. Visually memorable, the black and white commercial highlights the signature blue color of Chase. Seen playing his blue guitar in various places, Ben appears at a grocery store, at the barbershop, a hardware store, retail store, and a diner. The diverse locations drive home the point that there are various places to earn cash back when you use your Chase Freedom card.
Below, you can see some of these various places. While at the retail store, Ben pops in on a woman with natural hair shopping for pants.
Commercial Transcript (sung to Footloose):
Been shopping, so smart.
Cash back with your freedom card.
Getting cash back, on what?
Close shave and haircut.
Fan for the ceiling, you’re gonna cool off that hound.
Tonight, you’ve gotta get your cash back.
New slacks. Chase Freedom on lunch with Jack
Everybody get. Everybody get.
Get your cash back. Chase Freedom.
But if you read the comments on Chase’s YouTube page, reactions to this commercial are mixed. Some believe that it’s annoying while others love it. What’s your opinion?
UPDATE: Your favorite (or not so favorite if you read some of the comments below) blue guitar player is back with another commercial. Watch it here.
Here’s a previous Chase commercial with natural hair: Chase What Matters Commercial