Blast from the past: Compaq commercials with John Cleese

Being a long time Monty Python fan, I couldn’t resist to share these hilarious mid-80’s Compaq commercials with John Cleese.

I Wouldn’t Watch This Commercial

…made from 386 chips and 32 bits of a bus!

How To Spell Compaq

Computers Often Make People Quite Angry!

Portable 2 Compared to This Fish

The fish weighs 22 pounds, which makes it extremely portable… (can anyone tell me what joke John Cleese says at about 0:50, before bursting in hysterical laughter?)

BORING!

That Trendy Computer

My horoscope advises against travel!

The Finger Trick

Instead, I’m going to take off top two joints of my index finger.

I’ve Got A Reputation!

Intro to Ads

…but Cheese will do.

Does It Have A Handle?

WE Have Bruno

Forget All Our Earlier Commercials

One Million Pound Ransom!

Via Dark Roasted Blend.


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