Gaming

Paul Rudd’s ’90s Super Nintendo Commercial Is Yet More Proof That He Hasn’t Aged In Decades

Where were you during the great console wars, grandpa? Well, grandchild, I was roaming the streets in search of my next 16-bit fix. You see, back in those days gaming systems were so powerful you had to slam the cartridges *ahem* little computer chips, into the system so you could exhume the lightning from its chunky plastic frame.

Wow grandpa, tell me more.

Oh, my darling grandchild. I guess I can go on for a little bit more. Back then only the coolest gamers would wear trenchcoats and have RCA cables that reached up into an abandoned drive-in theater’s A/V system.

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In these golden days of the Super Nintendo, say, back in 1991, gamers would be so overwhelmed at the sheer variety of games, they’d be deliriously happy one moment…

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…And horrified the next.

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But we would play on. Oh, we would play on. As the roaming masses gathered with their fingers clutched against the chain link fences, yearning for a new Football or Legend of Zelda, we would watch. We would watch a young Paul Rudd play games with the fervor of a thousand ’90s kids.

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Grandpa, what are RCA cables?

Oh, ho ho. That’s a long story for another day. Now, go on. Play with your VR headset. I’ll be over here, wondering why Paul Rudd doesn’t age.

(Via Mashable)

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