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The History of the M&M Characters – Nostalgia Critic

Published on Jan 23, 2019 618,371 views

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We all know them but never talk about them. Where did they come from? Who’s idea was it? Do the green ones really make you…you know? The Nostalgia Critic answers all these questions and more about your favorite chocolate candy, M&Ms.

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    Ben Jackson 4 months ago (edited) @Kalvin Koskela That was a good cartoon 🙂
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    Lee Phillips 4 months ago Channel Awesome ok i know I'm pretty late but people have been ignoring me on this one for a while so you can help me out here Should people see movies just to complain about them
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    Tony Fulton 4 months ago You had a perfect segue to mention the Tan M&M before the voting of the blue M&M and you messed it.
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    Thomas Meehan 4 months ago Anime
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    Brandon Prater 4 months ago @Anthony Murray I really like your last idea! Shows like Mr. Wizard, Beakman's World, Zabumafu, all the ones you mentioned & many more. Plus, they're the kinda shows you really don't see anymore these days. So the idea is kinda perfect for a NC episode!
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    Valerie Vargas 4 months ago Channel Awesome You forgot about the cartoon of the Gummi Bears.