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Infomercials are filling the late-night hours with tacky pitches for everything from kitchen tools to baldness cures

Johnny Carson and Ted Koppel have gone to bed and so has the Ziploc talking finger. But late night is when TV's hucksters really get humming. Amazing baldness cures and miracle weight-loss plans. Kitchen tools and anticellulite treatments. Self-help courses and get-rich-quick schemes. Stick around: you'll learn all about Citrus Miracle, a spray cleaner made from "100% natural oranges," able to wipe out everything from oven grease to carpet stains. Or share a few teary minutes with Richard Simmons as he travels the country getting testimonials from converts to his Deal-a-Meal diet plan. Or learn how fulfilling your life can be...

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