Mr. Potato Head

Posted on April 18th, 2015 · Music/Events/Other

* Mr. Potato Head.

Just in case one-day you find yourself on Jeopardy!


Mr. Potato Head
This famous spud was the first toy to be advertised on television. From 1952 to 1963 parents had to provide their kids with actual potatoes to use as Mr. Potato Head’s body. Hasbro began manufacturing the plastic potato body that currently comes in the box in 1964.

Just between Jeff Eats and you guys, whenever I have to spell/type the word potato- I “see” former Vice President Dan Quayle’s face…do you guys have the same reaction?

4 Comments to “Mr. Potato Head”

  1. KLEINMAN says...

    That Quayle wasn’t the sharpest pencil in the pencil box.

  2. Gary Goldberg says...

    Brings back fond memories.
    Nice touch with the Quayle note.

  3. CHARLES says...

    JEFF –
    Online listing for Mr Potato Head –

    ‘Mr. Potato Head is an American toy consisting of a plastic model of a potato’ –

    Looks like we grew up at the right time for imagination and creativity –
    Plastic potato’s -UCH –

  4. MM says...

    I realize you’ve forwarded someone else’s writeup, but the potato, real or plastic, serves as the HEAD, not the body. It’s why he’s called Mr. Potato HEAD, get it? 😉

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