Whether they admit it or not, almost everyone has watched the oddly addictive ad for the Magic Bullet — if not actually ordered one. The commercial for that extraordinary slicer-and-dicer is among those counted down in 25 Most Memorable Infomercials Ever, a TV Guide Network special as quirkily entertaining as the ads it spotlights. Host John O'Hurley — who's performing in "Chicago" on Broadway while preparing for his annual gig as emcee of Thanksgiving's National Dog Show — opened up his cupboards to give us a peek at the products he may or may not have purchased late one night.
It's hard to deny the power of infomercials. Why else would we buy body-warming Snuggies or send our gold to Ed McMahon and MC Hammer for cash? Infomercials have grabbed our attention, gotten stuck in our heads and even led to some late-night purchases. To celebrate the most successful "as seen on TV" products, TV Guide Network is taking a look at the 25 most memorable of the bunch. Here are a few gems that made the list: