Katie Couric, Bryant Gumbel Poke Fun at Their 21-Year-Old Tech Fails in BMW Super Bowl Ad

January 26, 2015 3:44 PM

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Katie Couric, Bryant Gumbel Poke Fun at Their 21-Year-Old Tech Fails in BMW Super Bowl Ad

The ad, entitled "Newfangled Idea" includes archival footage from 1994, in which the two Today alumni must tell viewers how to send an email to NBC, but are confused by what the "at" symbol means in the email address format, mistaking it for "about" or "around."

"What is 'Internet' anyway, do you write to it like mail?" asks Gumbel while on-air, as Couric asks her producer, "Can you explain what 'Internet' is?"

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