The inventor of the Showtime Rotisserie & BBQ was famous for 'Set it, and forget it!' and 'But wait, there's more!'
The inventor of the Showtime Rotisserie & BBQ was famous for his sayings 'Set it, and forget it!' and 'But wait, there's more!'
Popeil was born in New York in 1935, and became the face of television marketing in the mid-1950s through his Ronco products, like the Chop-O-Matic, the Showtime Rotisserie & BBQ, the Pocket Fisherman, Mr. Microphone and Hair in a Can.Popeil may have been best known for his even more popular catch phrases, including “Set it, and forget it!” and “But wait, there’s more!”
touts that throughout his career, he’s “been on more television channels for more hours in more markets for more years than virtually all other celebrities in American television history.” Read more: HuffPost »
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There’s often confusion between Ron’s company, Ronco, and our father’s, Popeil Bros. It was Samuel J. Popeil who was the inventor of the Pocket Fisherman, Chop-O-Matic, Veg-O-Matic — all the “O-Matic” products. But wait, there's more ... death. Tell me when the signature spam caller passes away.
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