What could McDonald’s have to do with Rocky? Not too much – unless you’ve watched Rocky II a thousand times and noticed that when Rocky kneels down to pray in the bathroom before his match with Apollo Creed, there’s a McDonald’s ad on the wall behind him. Fast forward 36 years and make another McD’s connection with this soothing and amusing television commercial, which aired for the first time during the 2015 Academy Awards, to find out.