The Original Ginsu Knife Commercial which debuted on TV two years after the introduction of the first ever Ginsu knife ad in 1978. It was written, produced and directed Ed Valenti, the original Ginsu creator. Note: The ginsu 2000 ad was a "knock off" and was sued by the manufacturer. They won! Read a behind the scenes look at the making of the Ginsu legend in " The Wisdom of Ginsu, Amazon.com or http://www.ginsuguys.com/index.cfm ps "Ed Valenti's foot goes thru the watermellon"