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The Saturday Comics: The Trix Rabbit

9 Mar

March 9, 2013

Remember those fantastic Hostess ads? They were great fun, featuring comic characters from Archie to The Thing in a mini-story where only Hostess Fruit Pies or Twinkies could save the day. Gosh they were fun.

Now I bring you the Trix Rabbit, or as I call him, the One Trick Pony. All he wants is a box of Trix.

Here he is being thwarted by a young cowboy.

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Here he is being stopped by a young genie.

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Here he is being denied by a grocer.

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Here he is being halted by a young miner, a minor miner, clearly breaking any number of Federal employment regulations.

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My god, is it any wonder these ads have been all but forgotten? Where was the imagination? Where was the fun? And why can’t the rabbit have some Trix? Is there a shortage? Do they have something to hide? It all seems kind of cruel to me.

But it wasn’t all bad. The Trix Rabbit once met Superman!

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Sorry, wrong Trix.

 

 

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