Who's that shouty guy with the mustache from the home shopping channel?
February 20, 2011 10:30 AM   Subscribe

Does anybody know the name of the shouty guy with a mustache who was on all those home shopping channels in the 1990s, the one who is parodied in this Saturday Night Live sketch?
posted by jonp72 to Grab Bag (6 answers total)
 
Do you mean Ron Popeil, of Ronco Inc.?
posted by catlet at 10:32 AM on February 20, 2011


You may also be thinking of Billy Mays, but he was found more on infomercials rather than HSN.
posted by tau_ceti at 10:36 AM on February 20, 2011 [1 favorite]


(Edit: Apparently Billy Mays *did* get his start on HSN. That'll learn me to post wikipedia links without actually looking at them.)
posted by tau_ceti at 10:39 AM on February 20, 2011


It's a parody of Don West of Shop at Home Network.
posted by iconomy at 10:52 AM on February 20, 2011


Example of him getting ridiculously excited about something stupid. My fav: the Joe Montana Trilogy Cards. Only 250 IN THE ENTIRE WORLD!
posted by iconomy at 10:56 AM on February 20, 2011 [1 favorite]


Yup, it looks like it's Don West.
posted by jonp72 at 11:12 AM on February 20, 2011


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