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Dream Away (Commercial Offer, 1984)

Here is one of the most laughable TV offers ever - Dream Away - a "dietary aid" that supposedly makes you lose weight while you're sleeping.

This aired on local Chicago TV in 1984.

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Weight Watchers is better...
Comment posted by ChitownTVFan on Saturday, December 1st 2007 at 3:36pm.

All you have to do to sell a product like that is to get an actor who looks like a doctor, and a very plain looking actress to strike poses in front of a mirror, and even more actors to give verbal testimonials...Actors, actors, and even more actors...Oh my!
Comment posted by armitagenlowell on Saturday, December 1st 2007 at 9:00pm.

What's that again,the tooth fairy was Jenny Craig?Wow,the things you didn't know as a kid when seeing those commericals!lol!!
Comment posted by SoxOnTV44 on Monday, December 3rd 2007 at 11:13am.

Nice hair, Arlene! (1:07)

This would be much more amusing if the same snake oil wasn't still so prevalently peddled today (replete with legions of suckers continuing to buy it).

Comment posted by Studio76Art on Friday, August 6th 2010 at 1:59am.

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