They were young and needed the money, who are we to judge?
Well, actually we're going to do exactly that, by laughing heartily at this excellent compilation of cringeworthy commercials made by actors before they rose to fame.
Bryan Cranston earnestly plugs hemorrhoid cream and a host of people, including Aaron Paul, Keanu Reeves and Jason Bateman, really like cereal; while Michael J. Fox and many others are positively evangelical about the nutritional and social merits of fast food.
Watch below for the full selection; we hope they got paid well.