If you’re unfamiliar with the ‘Henry’ vac, the photo below shows the original. The typography, large black ‘hat’ and simplified face are all characteristics of the iconic household product – it was the black hat itself that sparked the connection.
And yes, I loved the series. It took me a surprisingly long time to recognise Bryan Cranston (when I started watching Breaking Bad I wasn’t familiar with Cranston by name), having only seen the actor as Hal in Malcolm in the Middle.
Versatility is the sign of a great actor.