This celebrity goo was created by player Lori Lancaster.
Scott Hardie provided the source image, gooed image, category, and difficulty, wrote the clue, and wrote the explanation.
publication date: Sunday, July 8, 2007 (part of Round XXX)
clue: As seen on TV, this inventor is a virtual device-o-matic. But wait, there's more! Guess now, and we'll throw in that he's also famous for inventing the infomercial.
explanation: Popeil was a famous inventor and infomercial pitchman known for the Veg-O-Matic, pocket fisherman, spray-on hair, smokeless ashtray, and other devices marketed with the phrase "as seen on TV." more…
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