Out of the menagerie of characters to be featured on the Simpsons, I have a particularly soft spot in my heart for nebbishy asshole Artie Ziff, Springfield’s resident tech zillionare and Marge’s grade school boyfriend; Something to do with his charming mix of utter narcissism and dweeby incompetence, I think. So imagine my surprise when I discovered Artie’s real-life doppleganger singing, dancing, and enjoying the hell out of some Hanukkah in a 1970’s promo from Danish TV.
For reference, here’s Artie:
And here’s the real Danish deal:
Now that we know Artie is real, would it be so much to ask for a real-life Krusty the Clown, too?