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Posted January 16th, 2010 | 6:14pm by Ryan
Categories: GG Videos Tags: Mac Tonight, McDonald's, McDonald's 1988, McDonald's Moon Guy
I definitely remember the Mac Tonight guy. He creeped me out.
I loved that commercial! And it’s fun to see the food of McDonald’s that have gone to the Golden Arches in the sky – it helps me illustrate the “back in my day, the salads at McDonald’s weren’t fancy, and they actually had something called the McDLT.”
Looks like Jay Leno. 😉
He reminds me of the Max Headroom video pirate:
And yeah, he was creepy. And that isn’t even counting the fact that the whole thing is a play on the “Mac the Knife” song (which was of course about a vicious killer, MacHeath). Always seemed bizarre to me they’d even risk the connection, as much as playing on “Mac the Knife” for McDonald’s made sense.
they still have the moon guy at the place i go to in palo alto! i’m too young to have ever understood why until now, haha. but they turn on the piano music often.
I actually thought that campaign did not suck. Liked the moon guy. Hate the food.
I loved the moon man. I totally had a moon man driving a car toy from a Happy Meal. Might even still have it today.
@HaloEleven – Haha, I totally saw Jay Leno too!
that guy who played the moon guy is named Doug jones. Look at what he does now. pretty impressive. check him out on IMDB.
Creepy Moon head guy gives me nightmares.
[…] up a Happy Meal for lunch. When I received my Happy Meal, I opened the box and saw that I got a Moon Man toy. I played with that for days. Every now and then I find myself looking it up on Ebay to see […]
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