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Danny Trejo Fears No Boogeyman In Funny Law Firm Commercial

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Actor Danny Trejo stars in a commercial for a local law firm that involves him explaining just exactly how tough he is. Advertising for law firms can be a deep well of corny and strange media, but we have to say that we like this commercial for California law firm Bergener Mirejovsky, in which actor and local hero Danny Trejo pledges his loyalty.

A shirtless Trejo, who is 71, provides a little exposition on what an ultimate badass he is, such as: "When the boogeyman goes to sleep at night, he checks under his bed for me." However, when Trejo gets hurt in an accident, he says he calls "the boss, James Bergener."

The video for the law firm—which has offices in L.A.—also contains some fine print at the end, clarifying that Trejo is neither an attorney nor a client. "He's a paid badass," the small font reads. "If you need to take down a drug cartel on screen, hire Danny. But if you need to take down an insurance company in real life, hire Bergener Mirejovsky, attorneys licensed in California."

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Trejo recently rallied to support a restauranteur whose Sylmar business was vandalized with graffiti by someone Trejo referred to as "a punk." He helped host a 'paint party' to help cover the offending spray paint. He also narrated East L.A. Interchange, a documentary about Boyle Heights that premieres this weekend at the Downtown Film Fest.

You can't watch this commercial, of course, without remember that amazing 2014 Super Bowl commercial for Georgia attorney Jamie Casino. (He made another one in 2015, too.) Just in case you want to revisit that glory, here it is.

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