While you might think the key to infomercial success is a high-energy pitchman and a price that just keeps getting lower, you'd be forgetting the important role that fear of failure plays.

This video proves definitively that Americans are so hopelessly terrible at eating, drinking, dressing and grooming -- let's not even get into what happens when we try to use power tools -- that there probably aren't enough amazing, not-available-in-stores products out there to save us from perpetual humiliation.

Read on to check out this "As Seen on TV" video tribute to how we are always doing everything wrong.