Eric’s Bad Movies: ‘Mac and Me’ (1988)

As someone immediately guessed last week, today’s edition of Eric’s Bad Movies at features “Mac and Me,” an extended McDonald’s/Coke/Skittles commercial from 1988. My devoted editor has gone to the trouble of adding YouTube clips of the movie’s two high points — boy in wheelchair falls off cliff; alien in teddy bear costume dances at McDonald’s — and I highly recommend them to you.

This is Eric’s Bad Movies #25, by the way. Can you believe it’s been almost six months since we started? Seems like only yesterday.

As for next week: I’m not 100 percent sure yet, but if I go with the title I’m thinking of, it will be the oldest film yet covered in Eric’s Bad Movies. (Here are the archives for reference.) Some of its actors were Grammy-winning singers. The film was a remake.