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* '''[[RidiculouslyLoudCommercial RIDICULOUSLY LOUD COMMERCIAL]]'''%%* RidiculouslyLoudCommercial



* '''[[ShoutOut SHOUT OUT]]''': WesternAnimation/SouthPark season 13, episode "Dead Celebrities". Full stop.

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* '''[[ShoutOut SHOUT OUT]]''': ShoutOut: WesternAnimation/SouthPark season 13, episode "Dead Celebrities". Full stop.Celebrities".


->"''BILLY MAYS - the only TV spokesman allowed to [[NoIndoorVoice speak in all caps.]]''"

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->"''BILLY MAYS - -- the only TV spokesman allowed to [[NoIndoorVoice speak in all caps.]]''"



William Darrell "Billy" Mays Jr. (July 20, 1958-June 28, 2009) was an American television direct-response advertisement salesperson most notable for promoting Fix-it, [=OxiClean=], Orange Glo, Kaboom, Zorbeez, and other cleaning, home-based, and maintenance products on the Home Shopping Network, and through his company, Mays Promotions, Inc. If the world of {{infomercial}}s and late night advertising can be said to have stars, this guy was one of the biggest. [[LargeHam Large, loud and impossible to ignore]], this pitchman was a familiar face and voice to anyone who watches TV in the United States and Canada. Even if you didn't want him to be.

He gave his enthusiastic endorsement to such products as Zorbeez, [=OxiClean=], Kaboom, Orange Glo, Hercules Hooks and a plethora of late night merchandise.

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William Darrell "Billy" Mays Jr. (July 20, 1958-June 28, 2009) was an American television direct-response advertisement salesperson most notable for promoting giving his enthusiastic endorsement to Fix-it, [=OxiClean=], Orange Glo, Kaboom, Zorbeez, and other cleaning, home-based, and maintenance products on the Home Shopping Network, and through his company, Mays Promotions, Inc. If the world of {{infomercial}}s and late night advertising can be said to have stars, this guy was one of the biggest. [[LargeHam Large, loud and impossible to ignore]], this pitchman was a familiar face and voice to anyone who watches TV in the United States and Canada. Even if you didn't want him to be.

He gave his enthusiastic endorsement to such products as Zorbeez, [=OxiClean=], Kaboom, Orange Glo, Hercules Hooks and a plethora of late night merchandise.
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* '''[[IncomingHam INCOMING HAM]]''': '''"HI, BILLY MAYS HERE!"'''
* '''[[LargeHam LARGE HAM]]''': He was remarkably cool and collected in most of the interviews he gave; his giant hamminess was explained as somewhere being [[MoneyDearBoy pragmatic about what attitude sells]] and [[HamAndCheese having fun in his job]].

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* '''[[IncomingHam INCOMING HAM]]''': IncomingHam: '''"HI, BILLY MAYS HERE!"'''
* '''[[LargeHam LARGE HAM]]''': LargeHam: He was remarkably cool and collected in most of the interviews he gave; his giant hamminess was explained as somewhere being [[MoneyDearBoy pragmatic about what attitude sells]] and [[HamAndCheese having fun in his job]].



* '''[[NoIndoorVoice NO INDOOR VOICE]]'''
** Averted by the show Pitchmen - when not on camera, his voice is quite average.

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* '''[[NoIndoorVoice NO INDOOR VOICE]]'''
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NoIndoorVoice: One of his most notable traits. Averted by the show Pitchmen - ''Pitchmen'' -- when not on camera, his voice is quite average.


''ButWaitTheresMore Call now and we'll send you [[SelfDemonstrating/BillyMays this self-demonstrating page]], absolutely free!''


''ButWaitTheresMore! Call now and we'll send you [[SelfDemonstrating/BillyMays this self-demonstrating page]], absolutely free!''

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''ButWaitTheresMore! ''ButWaitTheresMore Call now and we'll send you [[SelfDemonstrating/BillyMays this self-demonstrating page]], absolutely free!''

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''ButWaitTheresMore! Call now and we'll send you [[SelfDemonstrating/BillyMays this self-demonstrating page]], absolutely free!''


* CatchPhrase:
** '''"HI, BILLY MAYS HERE!"'''
** '''"ButWaitTheresMore"'''

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* CatchPhrase:
** '''"HI, BILLY MAYS HERE!"'''
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CatchPhrase: '''"ButWaitTheresMore"'''


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* '''[[IncomingHam INCOMING HAM]]''': '''"HI, BILLY MAYS HERE!"'''


!!Products BILLY MAYS hawked:

* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLDXfYDAziI Awesome Auger]]
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KBXcpJfmj4 Big City Slider]]
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JGXbIfeuRY Ding King]]
* [[http://youtu.be/InGiAr3CPSw Grab-It]]
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sF-IWJEQuEQ Hercules Hooks]]
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7d85T4OfqA iCan Health Insurance]]
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7yuoXU_QJs Jupiter Jack]]
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dvzgLXa-dI Kaboom!]]
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_IBGQIo9EE Liquid Diamond]]
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkuReA-AGa8 Mighty Putty]]
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NNv2oiWdRU Oxi Clean]]
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPh-qgW8L4w Samurai Shark]]
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFpIQPxxaGA Steam Buddy]]
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l25oCWDHnQI Zorbeez]]


On June 28, 2009, BILLY MAYS was found dead in his home in Tampa Bay, Florida due to hypertensive heart disease. He was 50 years old. His funeral was on July 3, 2009 and he was [[http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/09184/981595-100.stm buried in his]] [[IconicOutfit trademark blue shirt and khaki pants]], [[http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/09184/981595-100.stm which were also worn by his pallbearers]]. A coroner's autopsy reports suggest cocaine may have contributed to Mays' death by accelerating the development of heart disease. His family believes that the autopsy mistook his back medication for cocaine. A second medical examination in October confirmed that cocaine was not a factor in his death.

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On June 28, 2009, BILLY MAYS was found dead in his home in Tampa Bay, Florida due to hypertensive heart disease. He was 50 years old. His funeral was on July 3, 2009 and he was [[http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/09184/981595-100.stm buried in his]] [[IconicOutfit trademark blue shirt and khaki pants]], [[http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/09184/981595-100.stm which were also worn by his pallbearers]]. A coroner's autopsy reports suggest cocaine may have contributed to Mays' death by accelerating the development of heart disease. His family believes that the autopsy mistook his back medication for cocaine. A second medical examination in October confirmed that cocaine was not a factor in his death.
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* ApprovalOfGod: Not at first. According to his friend and fellow spokesman Anthony Sullivan, Billy Mays didnít like Jaboody Dubs portrayal of him, thinking that he was being mocked but then started to enjoy after realizing that it was an AffectionateParody, even watching each dub until his death.


* AddedAlliterativeAppeal / RhymesOnADime: Notice a pattern in the product name list up there?

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* AddedAlliterativeAppeal AlliterativeName / RhymesOnADime: Notice a pattern in the product name list up there?

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To read it in his voice, click [[SelfDemonstrating/BillyMays here.]]


Before his death he [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPLrm3Omkjg called out]] Creator/VinceOffer. And then [[Machinima/TheGModIdiotBox someone]] made [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZY2rD322UR4 an awesome video]] of what their "pitch-off" would be like.


* BadassBeard: Most definitely.



-->"With just two easy steps, I can jump over these seats and [[CrowningMomentOfFunny kick you right in the fucking balls!]]"

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-->"With just two easy steps, I can jump over these seats and [[CrowningMomentOfFunny kick you right in the fucking balls!]]"balls!"


* {{Flanderization}}: He got CONSIDERABLY LOUDER over the years. [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness It's weird watching his old, normally-spoken commercials]]. ('''[[http://kdka.com/seenon/Billy.Mays.infomercials.2.1015019.html HE'S NOT SHOUTING HE'S]]''' '''''[[http://kdka.com/seenon/Billy.Mays.infomercials.2.1015019.html PROJECTING!]]''''')

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* {{Flanderization}}: He got CONSIDERABLY LOUDER over the years. [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness It's weird watching his old, normally-spoken commercials]]. ('''[[http://kdka.com/seenon/Billy.Mays.infomercials.2.1015019.html HE'S NOT SHOUTING HE'S]]''' '''''[[http://kdka.com/seenon/Billy.Mays.infomercials.2.1015019.html PROJECTING!]]''''')


* NamesTheSame / LegacyCharacter: His father's name? BILLY MAYS, Sr. His son's name? BILLY MAYS III. On the televised memorial service, BILLY MAYS III mentioned that he might name ''his'' son BILLY MAYS IV.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen
** [[http://www.cracked.com/article_22094_5-surprising-things-you-learn-as-son-billy-mays_p2.html According to his son,]] Taco Bell was about to sign him to do be the pitchman in their commercials. Billy Mays. For Taco Bell.

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