Can you match these candies to classic TV shows that debuted the same year?

Try to remember which year you got these sensations.

Some of the sweetest treats in snacking history were introduced the same year we met classic TV characters.

Here, we've pulled out some of the most memorable candies that debuted from the 1950s through the 1990s. It's up to you to figure out which TV show debuted the exact same year as all these sweets. 

Hungry for a good score? Why wait? Take the quiz now!
  1. Reese's Pieces actually debuted a few years before E.T. made them popular. Pick the show you think debuted the same year:
  2. Peanut M&Ms went nuts and changed the M&M game the same year which iconic family show debuted?
  3. Kids first donned Candy Necklaces the same year this eerie drama premiered:
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  4. The fruit chew that has outlasted them all, Starburst debuted the same year as which cherished family show?
  5. Pop Rocks were actually patented more than a decade before the public first tasted them, which happened when they launched the same year we met which spunky family?
  6. In the United States, we first crunched into Twix the same year this influential sci-fi drama debuted:
  7. The first time Lemonheads made kids pucker up came the same year this sitcom struck it rich:
  8. Kids were suckers for Charms Blow Pops, which were like two candies in one when they came out the same year we met the star of this crime drama:
  9. Pixy Stix later became Fun Dip, but the candy straws came first, the same year we stepped foot on the ranch on which TV Western?
  10. It was called the $100,000 Bar when it debuted, but now we know it as 100 Grand. Which sitcom that inspired mania debuted the same year?
  11. SweeTarts were invented as a less messy alternative to Pixy Stix in the same year as this show, which famously had one of the most-watched finales in TV history:
    Image: Pinterest
  12. York Peppermint patties were sold regionally for decades, but they didn't launch nationally until the same year this superhero soared onto TV:
Can you match these candies to classic TV shows that debuted the same year?

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SheriHeffner 14 days ago
8 out of 12. Peppermint Patties must have been here in North Carolina regionally because my grandpa Heffner used to buy them by the box full and give my sister and I two or three whenever he ate hem, they were the small ones then.
anthony 18 days ago
9/12.Wow!York peppermint patties were only available regionally untill 1975?😱I think this was the most surprising to me.Also Blow Pops 1973?Tought for sure it was earlier then that.Guess it was Tootsie Pops.The third one I got wrong Starbursts,I was very surprised they have been around since 1960.
BubbaPacha77511 19 days ago
not a fan of candy at all. (except reeses pieces..skittles..PAL original gum..and dum dum suckers) I made above 50 though @ 8/22.....roughly 66%
stephaniestavropoulos 19 days ago
1. Basically by process of elimination.
2. When I first saw "iconic family show," I was going to click BB. Then I thought, I don't remember BB being called that. So, I chose Lassie.
3. Does anybody remember these necklaces also having candy pendants on them?
4. {first one I missed.} I read cherished family," clicked FT! {Like I did with a couple/few of the questions, I let the ad guide my thinking.}
5. I read "spunky," I clicked FH. I don't remember ever hearing TJ being called "spunky."
6. Once again I let the ad guide my paid off! I clicked Buck Rogers.
7. I read "Struck it rich," what other choice was there?
8. The choice was obvious! {Well, if you know classic detective quirks.} BP's are not what Theo sucked on, tootsie pops were.
9. Again, another obvious answer.
10. Reading the words "inspired mania," "inspired" me to choose the correct answer!
11. Another one I missed. I misread it. I thought it said the most watched, so I clicked on M*A*S*H
12. The clue: "super hero soared" was no help. I clicked on Superman.
Loved those necklaces but I seem to remember some rumour there was something wrong with them and we shouldn't eat them. Probably an urban legend whatever it was. But to answer your question, I don't remember a pendant.
I made the same mistakes with MASH and Superman, good tricky questions (or answers depending how you look at it).
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