Food of the Seventies, Charleston Chew

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Big marketing push around 76 or 77. 3 different flavots that I remember (strawberry, vanilla, & chocolate of course). Still available, although I only see vanilla now. The commercial consisted of a bunch of kids sitting around a piano playing the Charleston. This things could pull fillings out of you teeth when stale (although not as well as ju-ju bees) and break a denture (happened to my mom) when frozen.
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Kim - January 14, 2008 - Report this comment
Frozen Chocolate or Strawberry Charleston Chews after swimming at the city pool. We used to crack them (in the wrapper) on the sidewalk. What memories...
Tyler - May 29, 2008 - Report this comment
i am doing a project on chaleston chew and i get a free box full!!!
Hodger - November 12, 2008 - Report this comment
I remember how the commercial went- there was this rocker in a big wig that said something like... "charlston chew is chewy but not too chewy louie"
Ray - November 05, 2009 - Report this comment
King Louie is on the throne, and says..."Charleston Chew is chewy, Louie....and you Louie?" He passes it to the next king Louie who says the same thing, and passes on again. On the last pass the king says the"...and you Louie?" with trepidation. The last King Louie is a crazy rocker on a throne who very wildly says "Charleston chew is chewy, Louie.....but not too chewy".
Dee - May 24, 2010 - Report this comment
Charleston Charleston they call ia a biggie give it a wack or a great big smack fun to chew it fun to do it Charleston its the Biggie Chew
kathe - August 11, 2010 - Report this comment
I was born in 1970 and I so remember this commercial. It was the best.
Shelly - October 19, 2010 - Report this comment
I have a drawer full of these right now. Dollar General still sells them here in AL. If you love them, check out a Dollar General!
Robert - November 15, 2010 - Report this comment
I prefer the 70's version, with the villain proclaiming "your getting tear stains all over my impecably tailored sil jacket!!"
Kiva - November 06, 2012 - Report this comment
Strawberry was and still is my favorite,This year at Halloween we has the vanilla we handed out.My Sister in law had never heard of them and I mentioned the strawb erry and freezing them.,She is only in her 20's so she never seen them,I am in my 40's
JayC - January 18, 2013 - Report this comment
I remember those I hated them. Maybe I only got stale ones but those candy bars were impossible to eat.
Dave - February 20, 2014 - Report this comment
ok..i know there are 3 flavors now.. but I SWEAR I remember an old commercial ( from the 1970s), that,at the end said " now in SIX delicious flavors" can anyone comfirm this??
PD - February 14, 2016 - Report this comment
5 flavors, Dave. Marshmallow, Vanilla, Strawberry, Chocolate & Banana

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