In The ’80s And ’90s, Heisenberg Hawked Legal, Over-The-Counter Drugs

preparationhBefore he entered our homes and hearts by portraying a vaguely anti-Semitic dentist, a bumbling dad, and an unlikely meth kingpin, Bryan Cranston of “Breaking Bad” was a guy trying to make a full-time living as an actor. As fun as it is to see now-famous actors rhapsodizing about hemorrhoids, maybe watching these spots will help you clear the events from Sunday from your head.

Even if you don’t watch the show and wish everyone would shut up about it, vintage commercials about hemorrhoids are always funny.

Here’s a 1996 Excedrin spot. As one Youtube commenter points out, “of course the pills are blue.”