When infomercial characters fail at mundane tasks

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By this stage in the game, it’s pretty clear which TV shows from the new fall lineup will be the first casualties of ax wielding network execs. I’m looking at you, “Guys with Kids” (my apologies to Jimmy Fallon). Some of my favorite shows, however, neither air during primetime nor are they even shows at all. I’m, of course, talking about those wonders from the early morning hour—infomercials, which wouldn’t be as unintentionally entertaining without the help of these 33 characters who BuzzFeed says “need to get their sh*t together.”

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