Day's first appearance was in the 1985 episode "The Assassin" from the TV series T.J. Hooker. Following that was his most memorable acting moment; when was he starred in The Brave Little Toaster as Blanky, a childish electric blanket, in 1987. He also lent his voice to the character of Young Rob (the master) in the same movie. He sang in the soundtrack of The Brave Little Toaster, also released in 1987. He also appeared in the Season 2 episode "Once in a Lifeguard" of the 1980s TV series Rags to Riches.