The ‘Dude, You’re Getting a Dell’ Guy Returns

Ben Curtis, the pitchman for Dell in the early 2000s who coined the phrase, "Dude, you're getting a Dell," has made a triumphant comeback. In the new ad, Curtis starts by saying, "Dude, a lot can happen in 20 years. Like, Dell got really into recycling..." He then proceeds to talk about their new recycling program that'll let you recycle "everything from desktops to batteries." All you have to do is print out a shipping label they provide you and send in your stuff. "Because... all great things can make a comeback." As Digg (yes, that Digg) notes, "Curtis famously portrayed the surfer dude Steve character between 2000 and 2003." However, his stint came to an abrupt end in 2003 "when he was busted for suspicion of buying marijuana." You can watch a compilation of the old "Dell dude" commercials here.

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