March 15, 2014
jack in the box bunch

There are few things in this world I love more than cheesy fast food mascots: the McDonaldland friends, the Burger King Kids Club, Taco Bell’s Nacho & Dog, the mysterious 1990s Wienerschnitzel characters, etc.

Well, recently I learned Jack in the Box had not one but two universes prior to the modern-day Jack Box continuity: the Jack in the Box Bunch from the 1970s featuring such memorable characters like “Secret Sauce Agent” and “Onion Ring Thing”, and the “Jack Pack” crew from the early 1990s featuring “Jumbo Jack” (a really buff hamburger) and “Ollie O. Ring” (possibly a relative of Onion Ring Thing???).

You can bet I’ll be investigating further… detective