Great Moments In Commercial History: Crazy Eddie

If you ever wonder who people are making fun of when they say things like, “His prices are INSANE!” or “We’re practically giving these away!” it’s this guy. Megan writes:

Any NYC Tri-State area person would remember this (infamous) wacko. I couldn’t decide which I liked better – the candy cane weapon or the magically appearing Christmas tree, so here’s both.

Thanks to everyone who nominated Crazy Eddie, there were a lot of you. More Crazy Eddie inside, should that be your heart’s desire.

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