The Flintstones Sold Cigarettes In The '60s
This isn't messed up.
Did you know...
That in 1960, Winston cigarettes were a sponsor for The Flintstones. At the time, the cartoon was geared more toward grown-ups. But still. The prehistoric cast became "spokestoons," doing shameless product placement bits, which were incorporated into the episodes. Winston at least had the decency to end its partnership with the show once Wilma got pregnant.