Suzanne Somers died yesterday (October 15) at age 76. She was, of course, known for acting in hit shows like Three’s Company and Step By Step, but she also became ubiquitous thanks to the ThighMaster.
The iconic piece of fitness equipment is one of many items that took off thanks to infomercials. These “As Seen On TV” items range from the aforementioned fitness products, to kitchen gadgets, to cleansers and everywhere in between.
While infomercials aren’t as prevalent as they were in the ’80s, ’90s and 2000s, there’s still a large market for outside-the-box, unique items. In fact, many “As Seen On TV” items we all know and love from decades past are still around. For some of these items, their popularity grew to the point that they’re now sold in stores the world over.
Here are ten of the most iconic “As Seen On TV” items. We bet you have at least one of these in your home!