Charles Martinet has done a great job voicing Mario over the years. But part of that great job is that his lines are usually short. Mario is too busy jumping to launch into lengthy monologues.

So Nintendo's decision to have Martinet do Mario for over five minutes in this commercial is a strange one. I mean, you'd think it's a good idea! He's Mario, and Mario is Nintendo!

But see how long you can last watching the clip above before you have to punch out. I could make it 1:30. Ashcraft bailed in just over twenty seconds.


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