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The History of the M&M Characters – Nostalgia Critic

Published on Jan 23, 2019 732,562 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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  • Channel Awesome
    Channel Awesome 7 months ago (edited) We should've put Eminem in the tags to get those sweet sweet clicks. What are some topics Nostalgia Critic should cover in a future editorial? Support this week's charity - https://www.gktw.org
  • Peter Hortensius
    Peter Hortensius 7 months ago I like to see you cover likely bies in our mainstream media.
  • Johan Persson
    Johan Persson 7 months ago (edited) Channel Awesome the cult following of cult Classic like the room trolls 2 and Rocky horror picture show( or just a nostalgia critic of Rocky horror picture show)
  • Dexter The Nostalgia Toonster
    Dexter The Nostalgia Toonster 7 months ago You should do a whole review on the Live Action Josie and the PUSSYCATS movie with both Andre "Black Nerd", and .
  • Dexter The Nostalgia Toonster
    Dexter The Nostalgia Toonster 7 months ago And Phantomstrider too.
  • Patrick Leary
    Patrick Leary 7 months ago The elements that make a movie timeless.
  • EpicsBroFlame
    EpicsBroFlame 7 months ago Channel Awesome maybe you can do a wtr of The Batman (the show that had the very insane looking Joker) even though I really loved that show, I don’t really see that many people talking about it even when Batman is mentioned
  • Loli Pop
    Loli Pop 7 months ago How about rabies
  • Captain Imagination
    Captain Imagination 7 months ago Channel Awesome can you do the History on The Heat Attack Grill.
  • TwilightOzzyLovelyRockoCipher
    TwilightOzzyLovelyRockoCipher 7 months ago Something Chuck E Cheese or Rocko's Modern Life related? I love both and can't decide on which.
  • Dexter The Nostalgia Toonster
    Dexter The Nostalgia Toonster 7 months ago I WAS TALKING TO HIM FIRST!!
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    Gol D. Luffy 7 months ago Notification: new video uploaded 3 minutes ago and got 25 views Clicks video Now at 1112 views Nani?!?!?
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    What’s the point of making An alias 7 months ago Austin powers gold member
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    Gol D. Luffy 7 months ago The Early 🐦 Crews Here Y'all
  • Digger of Bricks
    Digger of Bricks 7 months ago Discuss JJ Abrams' Super 8 in light of Netflix's Stranger Things. :-)
  • Walshie
    Walshie 7 months ago Speaking of Eminem, look at 8 mile!
  • superzilla784
    superzilla784 7 months ago Can we get a Old Vs New of Poltergeist? the 1982 movie was great and one of my all time favorites, but the 2015 remake barely holds a candle to it at all
  • gaster max
    gaster max 7 months ago I am interested in a mini series where he takes a look at famous food advetising charcters,like the mcdonalds play land charcters or the dominos Noid
  • Legoking 616
    Legoking 616 7 months ago You didn't need to do that. Also, are you ever gonna do a review of Scooby Doo and the Ghoul school?
  • Garth Jacob
    Garth Jacob 7 months ago Worlds we should put in kingdom hearts
  • TheNews1990
    TheNews1990 7 months ago Tomagotchis
  • totally not Jeff
    totally not Jeff 7 months ago What's with the sad music?
  • TheNews1990
    TheNews1990 7 months ago Furby's
  • leonardo jimenez
    leonardo jimenez 7 months ago Pay your employees
  • Zack F
    Zack F 7 months ago Bring back "What cha never knew" and "Was that real?". For the latter, either review "Kappa Mikey" or "Code Lyoko".
  • Deshawn Edwards
    Deshawn Edwards 7 months ago Review Ice Age 4 and 5.
  • Alex
    Alex 7 months ago Could you do an Old vs New on Disney Peter Pan vs 2003 Peter Pan or look at Disney's Tower of Terror film?
  • Darth234Ravenous
    Darth234Ravenous 7 months ago I'd love to hear about the history of the monster cereals. IE count chocula frankenberry Boo-Berry fruit brute and fruity yummy mummy.
  • Stanislav Korolev
    Stanislav Korolev 7 months ago Er, for your stamps thing, you'd still need a printer and sticky paper to print them on, so.... Imma go to the office instead, rain or shine ;)
  • Deshawn Edwards
    Deshawn Edwards 7 months ago Review Neighbor 2: Sorority Rising.
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    pharaohyami5000 7 months ago Edited VS Full versions of shows/movies.
  • Legoking 616
    Legoking 616 7 months ago @Garth Jacob Speaking of which, do you know of any Kingdom hearts games available on Wii-U or X-box one software?
  • acemckillayoface
    acemckillayoface 7 months ago (edited) How about talking about animated films for adults. I don't mean giving them their own separate review. I mean talking about them in one video like you did with the Looney Toons movies. Some examples I can think of include Watership Down, Animal Farm, Plague Dogs, Felidae, 9, and pretty much anything by Ralph Bakshi.
  • Franklin Stine
    Franklin Stine 7 months ago Do a video about animators. You talk highly of Chuck Jones and yadayada. So lets not give a video on their works but a video on Them and there creations. Like you just mentioned the duded who made the famous M&M style.
  • Gol D. Luffy
    Gol D. Luffy 7 months ago Anybody wants to see commercial Staring Enimem and the M&M's
  • rgd963
    rgd963 7 months ago (edited) 50 years!
  • Louis Duarte
    Louis Duarte 7 months ago @Zack F Or hell, do a "Was That Real?" about the Geico Cavemen show. I remember getting a few chuckles out of it when it was on ABC, either before or after Better Off Ted.
  • The Barona Native
    The Barona Native 7 months ago Channel Awesome why nostalgia critic hates blue sky studios.
  • Batstick
    Batstick 7 months ago What Happened a very special episode in Nickelodeon,Disney and kids,preteen & teens sitcom/drama shows?
  • TheNews1990
    TheNews1990 7 months ago (edited) Caramel is also sponsored on the bags, and some of the commercials by Orange... Which the caramel cube is forced into.
  • Superthor c
    Superthor c 7 months ago Channel Awesome awesome
  • Lee Phillips
    Lee Phillips 7 months ago Channel Awesome i used to have so many ideas for possible editorials but it's been so long since you did one i forgot them all
  • Lee Phillips
    Lee Phillips 7 months ago Peter Hortensius ok i got one when dose a film deserve a sequel hollywood seems to be struggling with that one lately
  • Roberto adder
    Roberto adder 7 months ago Channel Awesome Iv been watching these commercials for ages, hell Iv been watching them online just to see different ones, not to mention the cravings for m&ms, I recently found out a shop I visit sells caramel m&ms. Pretty interesting. Memorable, if not delicious, they’ve made their mark
  • Zach John 26
    Zach John 26 7 months ago M&m world nyc had a timeline for the m&ma
  • Owen Fautley
    Owen Fautley 7 months ago Please do a review on thunderbirds and update your Steven universe reviews
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    Kirito Swords 7 months ago Do a video comparing the two Deadpool movies to the Blade movies. Which R rated hero movies franchises are better?
  • Lee Phillips
    Lee Phillips 7 months ago Roberto adder yeah I discovered two flavours I'd never heard off today white and caramel missed the job interview i desperately needed to get to but that was quite pleasant 😣
  • Trey Owen
    Trey Owen 7 months ago Hey, can you tell me the name of the song that plays in the background at 1:00?
  • p e y t o n
    p e y t o n 7 months ago Clone High review?
  • Dry Bowser
    Dry Bowser 7 months ago What's the music you use called?
  • p e y t o n
    p e y t o n 7 months ago Sinister! It’s a really good horror movie in my opinion
  • Gothic Princess
    Gothic Princess 7 months ago Something Gorillaz related
  • Trey Owen
    Trey Owen 7 months ago @Gothic Princess really?
  • Convention Detention
    Convention Detention 7 months ago Special Effects Before CGI & 3—D Animation.
  • Constantine Kladnick
    Constantine Kladnick 7 months ago I FUCKIN LOVE EMINEM
  • Matthew Pertile
    Matthew Pertile 7 months ago 17:51 someone should totally start a movement to actually get a movie made
  • Movies with friends
    Movies with friends 7 months ago How about instead you review Castlevania please
  • Daniel Baran
    Daniel Baran 7 months ago Channel Awesome The impact that the MCU has on modern culture (I suggest it should be when Avengers: Endgame releases), Super Bowl ads, something Shrek related, and something about the Oscars adding most popular film.
  • Steely Greye
    Steely Greye 7 months ago Maybe a discussion about how online culture affects how movies are received? Like deciding that a movie is bad/good before you see it, outrage cycles about stuff, etc...
  • Drew Taylor
    Drew Taylor 7 months ago The Dungeons and Dragons cartoon!
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    Franklin Stine 7 months ago @Gol D. Luffy I bet they already did lol
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    Juan Reyes 7 months ago Douchy McNitpick masturbated to Green...
  • Brittany Yates
    Brittany Yates 7 months ago Please review the Simpsons movie 2007
  • Stinger Johnny
    Stinger Johnny 7 months ago EpicsBroFlame I kinda appreciated the new idea of the joker, and I liked to see him as a crazy, animalistic fighter. I thought the penguin actually got the shaft in that show. He wasn’t a mastermind, he was just a thief with an annoying voice.
  • Nikki Fix
    Nikki Fix 7 months ago Clerks!
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    I NEED A MONSTA TO CLOBBA DAT DER KIRBEH 7 months ago But why
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    The skull Destroyer 7 months ago 19:00 but ronald mc donald had like 2 movies on VHS tapes
  • CAVEMAN AUSTIN
    CAVEMAN AUSTIN 7 months ago Do the iron giant please
  • GenPone
    GenPone 7 months ago Review Ren and Stimpy Adult Party Cartoon
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    Metaception 7 months ago For editorials, you should go meta, and discuss the Wonder Years and examine how the subject of nostalgia itself should be approached in television and films itself, as well as our relationship with in light of the explosive popularity of 1980s nostalgia material like Stranger Things.
  • Ed Edd
    Ed Edd 7 months ago I would want to see WTR back. Specifically one about of the cartoons adaptations of Jim Carrey movies, like Dumb and Dummer, Ace Ventura and The Mask.
  • Dave Kitsune
    Dave Kitsune 7 months ago Hackers in Movies
  • Novic
    Novic 7 months ago 18:52 im gonna guess that you are clueless to not knowing the "Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald' tv show that aired from 1998- 2003 which only lasted 6 episodes.
  • Miriam Stumo
    Miriam Stumo 7 months ago Spectacular Spiderman was my childhood
  • Little1Cave
    Little1Cave 7 months ago I think it’d be cool to see an editorial on the history of the Academy Awards, if they’re worth talking about, and what could happen in the future. I know that’s a lot of topics for one video so you might only need one of them, but I think an editorial about the Oscars would be interesting. ^-^
  • Cole Powers
    Cole Powers 7 months ago Channel Awesome should review the Watership Down MOVIE!!! Doug will not regret it!!!
  • Retrobites
    Retrobites 7 months ago Should people spoil movies to make them watch it?
  • 50 Grand
    50 Grand 7 months ago You should do more Bruce Campbell stuff
  • Nickel Smart
    Nickel Smart 7 months ago Do an editorial relating to Godzilla, possibly involving the original movie and how important it is.
  • Matthew Opalinski
    Matthew Opalinski 7 months ago @EpicsBroFlame Honestly, I saw that version before Batman the animated series. I really like it, thought Batman the animated series is (no surprise) still better.
  • Trayxxxx
    Trayxxxx 7 months ago @Channel Awesome Maybe check out the McDonald's Cartoon VHS series.
  • Evan Fletcher
    Evan Fletcher 7 months ago Why not your take on the future of film?
  • Jason Sieffert
    Jason Sieffert 7 months ago How about... “The secret life of Walter Mitty”?
  • Ryan Ozog
    Ryan Ozog 7 months ago How about an editorial in which you discuss the origins of DreamWorks franchise's. Stuff like Shrek, Voltron, She-rah, Dinotrux, Boss Baby, Trollhunters,.....How to Train Your Dragon.
  • Corey Chaos
    Corey Chaos 7 months ago More. Fucking. COMMERCIALS.
  • Pixel
    Pixel 7 months ago Channel Awesome why are we so accepting of some cliches
  • Pheunith: Psychic-Water Type
    Pheunith: Psychic-Water Type 7 months ago You should talk about the AT&T commercial with gene wilders pure imagination. Its really wonderful
  • Kapples X
    Kapples X 7 months ago How about shock humor in media?
  • Tyler Buck
    Tyler Buck 7 months ago Can you do the 2004 movie review called Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events with Jim Carrey, Liam Aiken, Emily Browning and Meryl Streep
  • Super Cool
    Super Cool 7 months ago Channel Awesome can you review alligator?
  • Travis De La Fuente
    Travis De La Fuente 7 months ago Review My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic followed by the 2017 theatrical film.
  • Raven Entertainment
    Raven Entertainment 7 months ago Are you sure you wanted to end up in a song?!
  • Travis De La Fuente
    Travis De La Fuente 7 months ago Are you talking to me or NC?
  • CineFun
    CineFun 7 months ago Top 11 Modern Comedies
  • Raven Entertainment
    Raven Entertainment 7 months ago @Travis De La Fuente NC my bad.
  • Michell Gutierrez
    Michell Gutierrez 7 months ago Talk about how your company treats its creators.
  • James Smith
    James Smith 7 months ago I gotta say the new end credit set-up is a great idea.
  • Devin Giles
    Devin Giles 7 months ago Channel Awesome, can you please review Bring It On: All or Nothing?
  • Austin Fahrenbrook
    Austin Fahrenbrook 7 months ago you should review My Little Pony: The Movie (2017) with Andre aka Black Nerd and Video Game Nerd
  • Cindy Haefele
    Cindy Haefele 7 months ago Only faygets do dat
  • Jarrett Smith
    Jarrett Smith 7 months ago 14:19-14:28 Um, Critic....you DO know that pigs are prone to cannibalism and will even cannibalize each other if they get hungry enough, right...?
  • Commander Grizzly
    Commander Grizzly 7 months ago cover a topic on x men evolution
  • Sam Yelts
    Sam Yelts 7 months ago Loved this review 😄 red & yellow will never get old 😎
  • Rachael Curran
    Rachael Curran 7 months ago sandlot 123
  • MethodRockSynth
    MethodRockSynth 7 months ago Top 11 MCU Films?
  • Petra Moore
    Petra Moore 7 months ago The tension between movie adaptations of cartoons or books. Should be discussed.
  • BetaRayBen
    BetaRayBen 7 months ago I would like to see the Nostalgia Critic cover Ren and Stimpy, maybe a top 11 grossest Ren and Stimpy moments? Maybe, Top 11 Ren Freakout Moments? I think it'd be hilarious.
  • Rachael Curran
    Rachael Curran 7 months ago @MethodRockSynth the yellow ones
  • Sin tanan
    Sin tanan 7 months ago M&Ms Movie idea: Minis are released and swarm over everything, turning stuff to chocolate. The M&Ms are the only thing that can stop them as they are already chocolate. Act 1 sets up the disaster and let's the characters play off each other. Act 2 has the characters fail, or the swarm of Minis is too much. Act 3 has the characters redeem themselves and the Minis are caged and everything is saved. M&Ms gets a movie. Minis are brought back to market. Lots of celebrities get to offer cameos. Lets workshop it.
  • Duck Dodgers
    Duck Dodgers 7 months ago (edited) This could be a series of videos, histories of iconic mascots and successful commercials, the story of CN bumpers comes to mind too.
  • Kyoko
    Kyoko 7 months ago Can you talk about iconic video game designs and what makes them work? Sonic, Link, etc
  • Brandon Prater
    Brandon Prater 7 months ago How about one for Stan Lee?