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Putting a Good Face on it: The Evolution of Mr. Potato Head

It started as body parts you jabbed into real potatoes and became a cultural phenomenon, resulting in some sweet film roles and government work. Let’s go back to the beginning. 1949: A Spud is Born Brooklyn-born toy inventor George Lerner tries to capitalize on kids who like to play with their food. Surprisingly, Lerner’s idea of creating [...]

The Quick 10: Our 10 Favorite Mr. Potato Heads

You have to love when a company has a sense of humor about its products… and when your product is Mr. Potato Head, how can you not? In recent years, Hasbro has been coming up with funny nicknames for some of the special edition Potato Heads. Here are some of our favorites: 1. Optimash Prime. There’s [...]