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Leonard Nimoy Circa 1981 Wants You To Buy a PlayStation 4 [VIDEO]

And who are you not to take the advice of Leonard Nimoy circa 1981 when he tells you what gaming console to buy? Honestly. That moustache and those stunning graphics would not lie to you.

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  • Taylor Ley-Leddy

    Leonard Nimoy sounds suspiciously like Douglass from the IT Crowd…Facinating

  • Anonymous

    That may very well be the worst impersonation I’ve heard since William Shatner impersonated a singer.

  • Parker Gabriel

    The original ad had been for a laser disc player, back when such laser discs were more than twice the diameter of later DVDs and Blu-ray Discs.
    Sony’s PlayStation 4 had not even been proposed, much less researched or developed, least of all prototyped, at that time.

  • Anonymous

    What, they couldn’t afford Nimoy himself? Or at least a halfway decent sound-alike? Or, maybe it’s part of the whole “low budget” thing they did.

  • it’s raena yo

    I’d never seen this before, but had to go look for a link to the original, and here it is!

    What a classic piece of retro advertising!

  • Anonymous

    Am I the only one who would find it awesome if the PS4 actually looked like that? Perhaps that’s just due to my long-unfulfilled desire to own a LaserDisc player.

  • Anonymous

    My elementary school teacher had this! He used to play a fraction’s LazerDisc to us at math time. We also raised Chickens & duckies in an incubator in class and onetime he brought in a hover-chair he built out of a shopvac.

    Also-how fun to watch an involuntary ad to watch an ad.