Food of the Seventies, Charms Lollypops And Charms Blow Pops

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The "Charms Lollypop" is flat and square the "Charms Blow Pop" is round and oval in shape
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AJ - July 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Does anyone remember those wonderful Charms "ice cream/candy" flavor pops from the mid 70's? I always remember eating the "Buttermint", the only other flavor I can recall is Strawberry Coconut. They had this cute little commercial and jingle of which I can only remember a part: "Buttermint in the ra-in...Stawberry co-co nut in my lunch box..." They were fantastic.
Melissa - July 02, 2008 - Report this comment
I loved the Cherry flavored Charms Pops and then later the carmel apple!
ME1970 - August 19, 2008 - Report this comment
Cherry my favorite!! Wal-Greens or Rite Aide(can't remember where i saw them) in So.Cali carries them sometimes they're just not as thick as they use to be.
Sheila - August 23, 2009 - Report this comment
You can buy cases of Blow Pops very cheap at online candy distributors. I saw a box of 48 for$6.00 somewhere yesterday.
Kevin - January 20, 2010 - Report this comment
i remember that jingle too, but can't find it anywhere. here's how i remember it..."i got a chocolate swirl pop in my shirt, i got tuity fruity coconut in my skirt, strawberry vanilla on a train, buttermint..in the rain, pineapple coconut in my lunch box, cherry vanilla in my socks." i was in the children's hospital in 1976 and heard it alot during my stay.
candygram - May 15, 2010 - Report this comment
Blowpops r my favorite lollys of all time! but lately i can only find them at hallowe'en and they're so tiny now. boo i say.
70's Kid - October 07, 2010 - Report this comment
Charms pops had a recall...does anyone remember the Cocktail flavored Charms..I remember the whiskey sour, and a few others...they were pulled after only a couple of months.
Mike - October 12, 2010 - Report this comment
WOW Candygram. I thought I was the only 'nut' who remembered, not only the commercial, but all the lyrics! I was looking for the ad and have not found any record of it. Very memorable commercial!
Laura - August 02, 2011 - Report this comment
I have been looking all day and cannot find the commercial for the jingle Candygram remembered!!! We used to drive our parents crazy on road trips singing that song using different voices!!!
john - November 29, 2011 - Report this comment
does anyone remember there was a commercial for the flat lollypops and it was like a game show contest where 3 guys "raced" each other to see who could finish fastest and they each had a different way of licking the lollypop.I cant find this commercial anywhere.
Boatzilla - June 13, 2012 - Report this comment
John, I remember the commercial you are talking about, vividly, but I can't find it either.
Rob Lambert - July 23, 2012 - Report this comment
To John and Boatzilla: I think you're referring to the Charms commercial from 1970. It began with a man and a boy about to draw suckers, to simulate a duel. The man cheated by biting his sucker when it was hopeless he'd beat the boy by playing the rules and licking the sucker. You know who won. This ad is from a Saturday morning "Heckle & Jeckle" cartoon show (10/10/70, NBC).
keith - November 13, 2012 - Report this comment
Melvin, you cheated. I've been looking all over for this commercial on YouTube. Glad to see I'm not crazy and the only one who remembers!
Jeff - December 29, 2012 - Report this comment
I remember that commercial.The boy contestants name was Melvin.
Kenneth Morgan - November 20, 2013 - Report this comment
The man's name was Melvin of Sydney. I remember that commercial, where the announcer says that Melvin's chewing of his pop (which was lemon flavored) violated international law. I wish I could find a copy of that commercial.
Sharry - January 15, 2014 - Report this comment
My older brother and I use to walk to the corner store for some Charms pops. (the flat kind, not the Blow Pops). I always got Cherry, and he always got grape. Good times.
susan - March 03, 2014 - Report this comment
Are the lollipops able to be made and ordered. I can not find a good lollipop.
Rob Lambert - April 26, 2014 - Report this comment
To Susan: Charms lollipops and Blowpops are still made and sold by the Tootsie Roll Company. Try their site at tootsie.com, or try Googling. Try this if you can't find them in stores.
lia - July 13, 2014 - Report this comment
Loved the ice cream pops commercial. I remembered all the lines but the chocolate swirl in my shirt and the ciconut in the skirt. Great jingle as we remember it still
Liza - May 20, 2015 - Report this comment
My brother and I were IN the TV commercial for Charms ice cream flavored lollipops! It was the summer of 1976. He was the 'chocolate swirl pop in my shirt' and I was 'tutti-frutti coconut in my skirt'. We tried out for almost all of the other flavors too. My brother ate so many that he got sick afterwards. I recently found the cassette tape with the jingle on it in my father's garage, but don't know if it will play anymore. I have never been able to find the video.
AJ - October 26, 2015 - Report this comment
Wow, tons of responses. I had no idea. Liza that is so cool ! I have looked for the commercial as well, but could never find it. Kevin, I take your word for it on the jingle, my memory is often wrong :)
Steen - November 16, 2015 - Report this comment
@ Liza...that is SO cool! I have had the "pineapple coconut in my lunchbox, cherry vanilla in my socks" stuck in my head for all these years. I wish the video was on YouTube.
Rob Lambert - November 16, 2015 - Report this comment
Going back to the Saturday morning roots, NBC seemed to be the network of choice by Tootsie Roll, which made and advertised Charms products on TV. In 1970, Charms commercials aired on most of NBC's lineup, especially the new fall shows like "Tomfoolery, Bugaloos, Dr. Dolittle and Hot Dog." On the other networks, CBS was nearly monopolized by Kellogg's in ad time bought. On ABC, Mattel and Post cereals dominated much of the commercial time. You'd see an occasional Charms ad on CBS or ABC, the duel/race one with the boy and man. A separate one for Blow Pops followed, with five kids blowing bubbles in unison. While NBC had other favored sponsors (Wham-O, Marx Toys, Quaker Oats), there would always be room for Charms.
Lisa - March 01, 2016 - Report this comment
I wonder why this is not on You Tube? I have searched for this commercial several times. I loved it.
blue4eden - April 13, 2016 - Report this comment
I think they also made the sweet and sour Charm pops. They were so good as you got a big sour taste and then the sweet taste calmed it all down.
Lisa - August 07, 2017 - Report this comment
Why can't that commercial video be found? I loved it!
Rob Lambert - August 07, 2017 - Report this comment
From the Saturday morning cartoon vault, the Charms spot with the man and boy "dueling" with their Charms lollipops. This aired on "Heckle & Jeckle" over NBC (5/16/70). Episode also has great commercials for Flintstone Vitamins, King Viataman (animated), Quake Cereal, an early network-aired Burger King spot, Milk Duds (baseball-themed). Also, Reese PB Cups, Marx Big Wheel and others. Two of the feature cartoons were edited to make time for all the ads (if not to cut out violent content).

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