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Beauty Flashback: Mr. Bubble

There's something innocent and sweet about this old Mr. Bubble commercial, which features a screechy grandmother trying to get little Hubert to take a bath. Granny needs some new spectacles (check out where she hangs up the phone) and Hubert seems a handful.


The spot was created in the 1960s by former Disney animators Art Babbitt and John Hubley. Fun fact: The latter was known for featuring his children's voices in his work, and it paid off — his daughter, Georgia, is the frontwoman for indie-rock group Yo La Tengo.

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