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Ten Infomercial Products Worth Buying


Most of these genius finds are less than $20.

You've seen them on television -- those infomercials in which ordinary people are doing something they're extraordinarily excited about doing.

In addition to anything with the late Billy Mays and the goofy ShamWow guy, there's the ubiquitous commercial that shows a woman lying on the couch, encased in a large blanket with sleeves, and bearing a striking resemblance to Jabba the Hut. With a full-toothed smile on her face, she reaches for her cup of tea with one hand and uses the remote control with the other. She's in complete euphoria.

And why wouldn't she be? She didn't have to remove her blanket. America, meet the phenomenon known as the Slanket.

There are hundreds of infomercials these days, from the Toilet Monster and the Fanny Bank to Kidz Bop CDs and Always Fresh Containers. Yes, there are some bizarre items like the Neck Slimmer and Burp Pistol, but sometimes you come across products that are actually a sheer stroke of genius.

These 10 items -- most of them under $20 -- are some of the best from the vast world of infomercials:

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