Somewhat Ironic TV Commercial Spokespersons
Tuesday/December/29 2009 Filed in: TV Commercials
William Shatner gets over his fear of flying
Before Star Trek, William Shatner was jetliner passenger and TSA-headache Robert Wilson in the classic Twilight Zone episode, Nightmare at 20,000 Feet.
No longer afraid of flying coach, Shatner today busts moves for Priceline for big bucks.
The Six Million Dollar Man gets a hearing aid
"Gentlemen, we can rebuild him. We have the technology. We have the capability to build the world's first bionic man. Steve Austin will be that man. We can make him better than he was before. Better, stronger, faster."
Sticking to the bionic theme, Lee Majors now promotes his own brand of hearing aids.
Mr. T goes from cinema tough guy to commercial funny man
When Mr. T started pitying poor fools he was a pretty scary character ready to give Rocky Balboa the fight of his life in Rocky III.
But Mr. T has successfully reinvented himself as a faux tough guy selling candy bars...
She Didn't Have One of These in the Little House on the Prairie
Charles and Caroline Ingalls eked out a meager life on the harsh, unforgiving prairies of Minnesota. Karen Grassle, who played the stoic and heroic Caroline, is today the TV spokesperson for Premier Walk-In Bathtubs.