There’s a pre-Kid Sister version of this commercial, but that’s not the one I remember, so I went with this one. Holy crap, I hated my My Buddy. I don’t know what it was, but something about those dark, soulless eyes riled me up. I wasn’t really a violent kid, but I would absolutely beat the crap out of Buddy. You’d think I was auditioning for WWF the way I was tossing him around and dropping elbows. I don’t know what happened to him, if he got sold in a garage sale, donated, destroyed or found its way into one of the many boxes of my old stuff filling the crawl space in my parents’ house. Don’t worry, I’ve made peace with him either way.
In addition to the memorable commercial in that clip, how about that Claymation dog and fire hydrant bumper? Those were awesome!