We all remember the Hamburglar from our childhoods – the guy with the face mask and hat who would steal burgers from Maccas, much to the annoyance of Ronald, Grimace and friends.

Well, he’s been given a new, live action makeover in 2015 – and it’s pretty weird.

McDonald’s posted a series of videos to Twitter, showing the Hamburglar flogging burgers and, um, taking calls from his wife.

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Lisa McComb, director of media relations for McDonald’s, told The Verge in a statement, “As part of Hamburglar’s takeover of the McDonald’s Twitter account, the short video shows his double life: grabbing Sirloin Third Pound Burgers while keeping his identity under wraps via a call back to his family in the suburbs.”

WELL OF COURSE, when you put it that way it makes perfect sense!

But really, this is weird. Amazing, but weird.

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Hamburglar was a major character in the McDonaldland advertising campaigns throughout the 80s and 90s, but was phased out along with most of the other McDonaldland characters around a decade ago.

UNTIL NOW.

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