McDonald’s “Star Wish” Holiday Commercial

In the late eighties this wonderful commercial aired around the holiday season. It stars Grimace and Birdie trying to find the perfect gift for Ronald. The problem is, what do you get the clown who has everything? The fate intervenes and a star falls to earth. Grimace and Birdie decide this is the perfect gift and in some very cute scenes they find it, wrap the star and give it to Ronald. The problem is the star is losing its twinkle. Luckily Ronald knows exactly what to do and the star joins all of its brethren to twinkle once again in the night sky over McDonaldland.

This is why Ronald is in charge…


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