The Very First Ronald McDonald on his 1963 TV Debut

Scared of clowns? It's best to look away as this first iteration of Ronald McDonald is nightmare inducing to say the least.

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The Ronald McDonald we’ve come to know and love is such a far cry from his original look back in 1963. One could only guess why they would want such a creepy looking fellow to become the company’s mascot. He inexplicably dons a food tray hat and a paper cup as a nose as well. If you want to see the commercial in all its retro glory, here it is!

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written by cruzron on 2014-01-22 in #lifestyle #ronald-mcdonald #mcdonalds #history #overly-descriptive-title #1963

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