Remember earlier this week when the internet was all, “Robert Downey Jr. will be the new voice of Mister Peanut!” and we were like, “Does Mister Peanut have a voice? Is he even still alive? And if he is, isn’t he a pretentious, classist New Yorker cartoon turned arrogant nut spokesperson? Who cares?” We all said exactly those sentences in order.
The wait* is over! Here is Robert Downey Jr.’s first commercial as Mister Peanut. It’s no Satan’s Alley, but it’s actually pretty cool-looking:
* By “wait” I mean, hearing of the RDJ news and going “hrm, ok” then going about your daily life completely unaffected then this commercial coming out.