09/04/2014 01:19 pm ET | Updated Sep 04, 2014

'Rabid Weight Loss' Sketch Pokes Fun At Our Obsession With Speedy Slim-Downs

When it comes to getting fit, we want easy fixes, and if they come with questionable side effects, hey, at least our pants are fitting a little less snugly.

Which is why this satirical "rabid weight loss" ad from Alberto Belli is so perfect. With the help of a strain of the rabies virus, the ad's faux pharmaceutical company promises to make you look decidedly unfed -- and undead.

"Don't ask your doctor if Rabid Weight Loss is right for you," the spokesperson says with a smile at the end of the video. Yeah, really, don't.


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