Five vintage fast-food commercials we love
This week's cover story, Wing to Power, delved into the popularity and history of the Buffalo wing.
Hammer loves Taco Bell
Over the years, fast-food chains like McDonald's and KFC have experimented with their own versions of Buffalo's most famous culinary export. We noticed that along the way, they've had some memorable commercials--whether because they're cute and creative or just plain weird. Here' are our five favorites:
McDonald's first commercial ever:
Who knew the first Ronald McDonald was this creepy?
McDonald's hits Broadway
McDonald's redeems itself with a sparkling clean kitchen and a group of guys serving your McNuggets with a song.
Der Wienerschnitzel, circa 1978:
Who knew that hot dogs were better with harmony?
Kentucky Fried Chicken, circa 1984:
Okay, so it's kind of cheesy, but the kids are so cute.
MC Hammer for Taco Bell:
MC Hammer starred in a lot of commercials in his heyday, but this one's the best. Watch for the parachuting pants.