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Discussion in 'Cooking Equipment Reviews' started by iceman, Jun 28, 2012.

  1. iceman

    iceman

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    Barry Becher, of Ginsu knives fame, dies at 71 - CBS News

    Barry Becher, infomercial pioneer who brought Ginsu knives to airwaves, dies at 71

    Barry Becher, of Ginsu Knives Fame, Dies at 71 - ABC News

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The marketing mastermind and infomercial pioneer best known for introducing American TV viewers to Ginsu knives, the miracle kitchen tool that sliced through tin cans and chopped wood, has died. Barry Becher was 71.

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    Becher's funeral was held Monday. His family is considering etching on his tombstone "But wait, there's more."

    Welcome To Genuine Ginsu...
     
  2. foodpump

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    "Info-mercial pioneer"??

    I thought K-tel was the first with their, ummmm, "products" waaaay back ini the 70's.....
     
  3. chefedb

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    The original "AS SEEN ON TV"    about 35 to 40 years ago  He lived down here.
     
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