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Post# 392754   6/3/2018 at 17:45 by Oldskoolguy (Chicago, Illinois)        

So, I’m starting to think that Dyson might be the most shown vacuum on tv, not in terms of commercials but in terms of appearances on/in TV shows (doesn’t have to have even be used during the show) it may just be me, but whenever a vacuum is visible (i.e. not in a closet), it’s most always a dyson. Is it true that dyson could be the vacuum brand with most appearances of cameos?

On that note, I think I found Dyson’s earliest cameo: a 2004 episode of The King of Queens. It is a DC07 animal


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Post# 392758 , Reply# 1   6/3/2018 at 18:58 by MadMan (Chicago, IL, USA)        

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Maybe Dyson's marketing dept. is just on top of things like that.

Post# 392760 , Reply# 2   6/3/2018 at 19:39 by Eureka1998 (New York )        
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I don't know what episode so I can't grab apicture but there was also a Eureka Victory Enviro Vac in King of Queens.

Post# 392761 , Reply# 3   6/3/2018 at 19:42 by huskyvacs (Northern Indiana)        

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I think a lot of times it might be a product placement, and the vacuums used on set are just display models donated to the prop warehouse. The DC07 came out in 2001 though.

Someone should make a thread for "As Seen On TV" vacuums to gather pics of all the different kinds of vacuums used on TV shows. I seen an I Love Lucy episode on TV a cople years ago, it was the one with them washing the huge bag of pennies, and they used a Hoover to vacuum them all up!

I don't know the exact model, but it looked like this:


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Post# 392767 , Reply# 4   6/3/2018 at 21:35 by HonestJoe68 (Mansfield, Ohio)        

FUN topic and great idea!

These are just a few I could find quickly, and I know of a LOT of other shows that have vacuums in the background. I pay close attention to this as a vacuum collector and I remember seeing about 6 different models of vacuum cleaners on Mike and Molly.. from a Dyson to a Oreck Bagless.

Barbara Jean on “Reba” used a Dyson DC07 at her house and then when she was vacuuming at Reba’s house, she was using Reba’s Dirt Devil. I just can’t find pictures of those two scenes yet..

Oh and Vanessa on “Last Man Standing” used a Dyson too on the episode where they hired a housekeeper to help her.


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Post# 392769 , Reply# 5   6/3/2018 at 21:56 by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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And who could forget the Rainbow on “Everybody Loves Raymond?” A classic.

And the old Hoover upright with the looong shut down used by Rhoda’s mother? Another classic.


Post# 392770 , Reply# 6   6/3/2018 at 22:32 by broomvac (N/A)        

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Who here has seen Mrs. Doubtfire? Mrs. Doubtfire famously dances with a Hoover Elite II in that film.

Post# 392782 , Reply# 7   6/4/2018 at 03:20 by Hauseman (New York)        
Dyson and Tv

Wow, It is the coolest model from 90's. By the way, guys from bestvacuum.reviews/shark-vs-dyso... made one review for all models of Dyson and Shark. They take a big travel through the time of the competition. I have learned a lot from their post.

Post# 392864 , Reply# 8   6/5/2018 at 15:07 by dysonman1 (undisclosed)        

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In 2002, Dyson gave a brand new DC07 to everyone who got a gift basket at the Emmy awards. That's how so many of the yellow DC07's got on TV. From producers, to talent, to craft people, all got a free Dyson. You'll know those are the first because the bin door is yellow and not clear.

I think the DC07 on Friends was the first appearance of a Dyson on American TV.

Friends also had Courtney Cox's own Rainbow PE on the show, it's long run down could be heard for 30 seconds after she shut it off.





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