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Conan O'Brien unearths embarrassing '80s commercial

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Before Conan O’Brien was the Conan O’Brien, he was starring in ’80s training videos. We all have to start somewhere, right?

On Monday evening’s Conan, the TV host unearthed a 1986 video in which he plays a character who’s looking for a guitar at a music store. In the clip, O’Brien plays a particularly picky customer. Current Conan is more than a little embarrassed by his performance: “It’s absolutely horrific,” he laughs.

Watch the clip below: