No, That Wasn’t Carrie Fisher’s Dog in the Harrison Ford Alexa Ad

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Amazon’s Super Bowl ad, in which Harrison Ford’s dog keeps ordering food through an Alexa-enabled dog collar, was easily the funniest of the commercials shown.

 

It also had a lot of people on Twitter asking, “Hey, is that Carrie Fisher’s dog”? It kind of looks like Gary, if you squint, but no.

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The dog in the commercial (above) is a Boston Terrier, while the late actress’s dog, Gary, is a French bulldog. And “Star Wars” fans know that Gary is missing some teeth and that his tongue is perpetually hanging out.

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Gary, who has his own Instagram page, reported that, as of January 9, he now lives in Florida. After Fisher’s death, he was taken in by her former assistant.

 

 

As for the people behind the Super bowl ad, per CampaignLive,  it was directed by Hungry Man’s Wayne McClammy, who also shot last year’s Super Bowl Emmy-nominated ad, “Alexa Loses Her Voice.” It was created by Lucky Generals, in partnership with Amazon’s in-house creative studio, D1

 

 

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