Boy, companies sure knew how to sell a product in the ‘80s… You want to talk about exploiting a man? You want to talk about Robert Englund’s… nightmare of a time cutting this seven-minute promo for A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors. Sure, Englund probably had a good old time hamming it up, but let’s not fool ourselves: this whole promotional idea is embarrassing. In a golden way that only the ‘80s could provide.
If you want to take a trip down memory lane, and hang with that bad gloved fella, Freddy, then just check out the featurette (this is… kind of like a featurette, before featurettes became featurettes, I think) below. If nothing else, it should have you cracking up pretty frequently.