McDonald's is getting back to its roots with an international campaign that reminisces on the early days of the fast food chain before calorie counting, Morgan Spurlock, and that really hot cup of coffee. They're also paradoxically bumping up their prices ever so slightly, according to the Huffington Post.
It makes me long for a better, if not simpler time, in McDonald's history. Not the '50s, but the '80s. Growing up in the decade of excess, Mickey D's ads were the television equivalent of action figures. You had to collect them all, but in your brain. Despite their new campaign celebrating the glory days of the original franchise's growth spurt, nothing beats the era when over a million (!!!) had been served and counting. Here's a look at the top five commercials from the fast food chain's "American Psycho" years.
5. Embarrassing moments: This commercial validated anything you weren't sure was embarrassing, like dropping books on steps. I DIE. But the real takeaway was to remind teens that eating is a great way to to stifle your pain. Okay, maybe it's not the best message...