It's like a core sample from a geological era when everything was made of oil and meat.

I wonder how many people used it. And I wonder whether housewives looked at the ad, thought it might be convenient, and maybe it would be nice to have some extra counter space by the stove, but the lack of anything on the right side suggested it got hot enough to fry an egg upon.

Then the next year it was rebranded as "the Magic Griddle!"