Thursday, July 24, 2014

Toonfomercial: Remember when the Burger King was a cartoon character? (1960's-70's)

When I was growing up, my introduction to the Burger King restaurant chain was a series of animated spots featuring a character called Kurger Bing (voice of Allen Swift). In time, Kurger was discarded in favor of a live-action King as the chain began to copy rival McDonald's by giving the new King a set of supporting characters such as Sir Shake-a-Lot and Duke of Doubt.

Here's Kurger Bing:

I know they say you are what you eat, but this was pushing it.

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