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TheDailyMeal: Top 10 Most Memorable FastFood Commercials

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3) Dunkin’ Donuts

From 1982 to 1997, Fred the Baker, played by actor Michael Vale, would rise before dawn in a series of commercials, as it was "time make the donuts" for the millions of Americans who depended on him every morning for their Dunkin' Donuts fix. Vale's unyielding dedication — as well as his perfect casting and line delivery — became so engrained in the national culture that upon his character’s "retirement" in 1997 he was paraded through the streets of Boston, and the chain gave away 6 million free donuts to mark the occasion. Now that’s a successful advertising campaign.

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