McDonald's Fraggle Rock Happy Meal Toy, "Wembly & Boober in a Pickle," 1988

Summary

Fast food restaurants often draw on popular culture for their children's meal toys. McDonald's offered this Fraggle Rock Happy Meal premium in 1988. Fraggle Rock -- originally a children's puppet television program created by Jim Henson in 1983 -- was a raucous, music-filled show about the lives of Fraggles, Doozers, and Gorgs as they deal with the serious issues of life.

Fast food restaurants often draw on popular culture for their children's meal toys. McDonald's offered this Fraggle Rock Happy Meal premium in 1988. Fraggle Rock -- originally a children's puppet television program created by Jim Henson in 1983 -- was a raucous, music-filled show about the lives of Fraggles, Doozers, and Gorgs as they deal with the serious issues of life.

Artifact

Toy (Recreational artifact)

Date Made

1988

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

97.5.221.4

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Jeff and Marilyn Escue.

Material

Plastic
Metal

Color

Multicolored

Inscriptions

on bottom: MBHB-3 / 5

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