27 Eyebrow-Arching Facts About Super-Popular Mascots

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Companies spend an insane amount of time trying to hook that all-important sticky-little-fingers demographic. The result is that we have mascots, and those mascots continue to evolve and change in objectively bizarre ways.

For example ...

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In 2002, Brawny decided to redesign their iconic Brawny Man and update his look BRWNY rength Vnth CRACKED.COM mainly because people thought he looked

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I'rs pn In an earlier version of Toucan Sam he spoke pig Latin

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Energizer Bunny's name has been added as a word in the Oxford English Dictionary A persistent as or indefatigable person or phenomenon. CRACKED.COM

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CRACKED.COM In the '80s and '90s, Snap, Crackle, and Pop were costumed superheroes. MEROPOUIS 2014AD They starred in TV commercials where they caught

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Spuds MacKenzie, Budweiser's famous party dog, was shown to be a real womanizer in the commercials. BUD LIGHT ATO The bull terrier portraying him was

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When the Montreal Expos baseball team moved to Washington in 2005, their mascot stayed behind and got a new job with the NHL'S Montreal Canadiens. a00

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CRACKEDcO Ronald McDonald was created and briefly portrayed by Willard Scott, an NBC weatherman. He was later dropped because he was deemed too fat to

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Chester Cheetah the mascot Of eetos featured in 2 video Games, made a cameo appearance in Archie Comics, and almost had his own TV show CRACKED COM

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According to his bio, Mr. Peanut enjoys playing pranks on squirrels and reading essays to women in the park! CRACKED.COM

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The MGM lion worked with Hitchcock. The iconic lion and director posed together for a few publicity shots for North by Northwest. CRACKED COM

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The Phillie Phanatic was born in the Galapagos Islands to a mother Philllier named Phoebe. CRACKED COM

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CRACKEDOON In 2002, GRImAcE APPEARED In A MCDONALD's commeRcial WITH THE FUTURE PRESIDENT OF THE UnITeD STATES.

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CRACKED.COM The Geico gecko made his first appearance in 1999 as the company's attempt to correct their customers' mispronunciation of their brand nam

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Chef Boyardee's mascot Hector Boyardee is a real person. Chef BOYARDEN Ettore Boiardi was an Italian chef born in 1898, and he created the dishes offe

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Wayne Allwine and Russi Taylor, the voices of Mickey and Minnie Mouse, were married in real life. CRACKED.COM

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MR. PRINGLES' FIRST NAME IS JULIUS. Pringles

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The 1987 Spuds MacKenzie Bud Light Christmas campaign could not be used in Ohio BUD LIGHT 12C2A0 12 OUNCE CANS because of a law that makes it illegal

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THE SILHOUETTE IN THE NBA LOGO WAS TRACED FROM A PHOTOGRAPH OF FORMER LAKERS GUARD JERRY WEST. NBA TAKERS West, who as manager 4 helped the Lakers bui

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Kellogg's Tony the Tiger grew taller and more buff over the years. Kellogg's SUGAR FROSTED FLAKES TONY TONY His appearance changed when people became

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27 Eyebrow-Arching Facts About Super-Popular Mascots

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Mr. Clean was adopted A farmer found little baby Mr. Clean on his doorstep...cleaning it

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Chuck E. Cheese's existence was an accident. PzzA TIME CHUCKECHEESE'S WheteicanbeAkid. Nolan Bushnell was planning on creating a coyote mascot for his

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The Michellin Man's actual Bibendum. name is He is made of tires in their original (pre-92) white-grey MCHELIM color. London has a bar dediicated to B

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Ubisof icon Rayman was implied to be HUGELY endowed in an advertisement for the Rayman video game. no arms. no legs. huge features.

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