Original Ginsu Knife Commercial (Video)

A stroll down memory lane for all the geezers out there: The original Ginsu knife commercial:

Because, a foot just won’t cut through a watermelon.

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  1. floyd says:

    ain’t it funny how durable the $19.99 price point is; even after all these years?

  2. lunacy says:

    My favorite part:

    “How’s that for a clever cleaver?!”

    Sounds like something Ward would say.