Great Moments In Commercial History: Appliance Direct

Reader Amanda writes:

Here is my all time favorite pitchman Sam Pak from Orlando’s Appliance Direct. Sam is the best! He is the star of a AD’s 30 minute infomercials and also all of their commercials. When my husband and I are in Florida we sit around and wait for his commercials to come on.

If we’re lucky, sometimes we’ll catch a 30 minute spectacular. He LOVES appliances!

If you don’t pick Sam for a “Great Moments in Commercial History” you are wakkie nu nu!

We read this email not knowing what “wakkie nu nu” might mean. We watched the commercial. We’re still not sure. Sam does seem to love appliances, though. Anyone with information about the etymology of “wakkie nu nu,” is encouraged to come forward.

If you’d like to nominate a commercial for our weekly series “Great Moments In Commercial History” send us an email at tips [at] consumerist [dot] com. Be sure to put “Great Moments In Commercial History” in the subject. To see other commercials that have been featured in the series, click here.–MEGHANN MARCO