1. These are the M&M’s we know and love:
Delightfully chromatic pieces of chocolate joy.
2. But did you know that in the 1980s, M&M’s had a different look?
8. BUT THAT’S IT. Which means that M&M’s looked something like THIS* in the 1980s:
*Minus the reds, if you can even imagine a more dreary combination of candy-coated sadness.
9. Thankfully, someone realized that spiraling into a Thanksgiving-hued vortex of despair isn’t what you want when you tear open a bag of M&M’s.
So they nixed the tans, reintroduced the reds, and added blue.