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The Original Ronald McDonald Was Terrifying

There is something exceptionally creepy about a middle aged man wearing a cup on his face.

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Here is the very first commercial featuring Ronald, which aired in 1963.

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In this one, he accosts a young boy on the street who rightfully says he's not supposed to talk to strangers.

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In this commercial, Ronald finally got a bit of a makeover to look more like the Ronald we know now. Still...scarred for life.

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