WATCH: George Strait Goes On Critical Mission In Surprise H-E-B Super Bowl Commercial

George Strait, H-E-B Super Bowl Commercial
George Strait, H-E-B Super Bowl Commercial
George Strait, H-E-B Super Bowl Commercial

Super Bowl LVI viewers in Texas were treated to quite the surprise on Sunday when the H-E-B supermarket commercial debuted featuring the one and only George Strait

The 60-second, space-themed clip, set “somewhere in Texas,” features The King of Country Music on “Mission Critical.” 

He is preparing for launch in a rocket while a team at a mission control center readies the flight for takeoff. 

George Strait, H-E-B Super Bowl Commercial
George Strait, H-E-B Super Bowl Commercial

“Hold the launch, we’re missing supplies,” the pilot tells the team at the command center. 

“What supplies Lone Star One? It’s a fifteen-minute flight,” the flight director responds. 

Then, a sedan is seen racing down the road to the launch pad, and out pops a H-E-B delivery person with a bag of groceries. 

He makes his way to the rocket where Strait appears to be pleased to see him.  

“Right on time,” Strait tells the H-E-B delivery driver as the door to the spacecraft opens. 

“Thanks, partner,” the Texas native says with a smile. 

He then turns to others on the flight and says, “We can’t orbit on an empty stomach.” 

George Strait; H-E-B Commercial
George Strait; H-E-B Commercial

Now, with the supplies they need, the rocket takes off and Strait surprises with his guitar. 

“Any requests?” he asks as the clip comes to a close. 

H-E-B is known as “Texas’ favorite grocery store” and has more than 340 stores and employs over 100,000 employees. 

Strait isn’t the only country singer who appeared in a Super Bowl commercial this year. Willie Nelson appears in the “Legalize” clip with Skechers, Dolly Parton teamed up with Miley Cyrus for T-Mobile’s spots during the big game and Shania Twain‘s iconic hit “You’re Still The One” appears in the Lay’s commercial featuring actors Seth Rogen and Paul Rudd. 

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