This 1970s ‘Space Dust’ Candy Commercial Is Pretty Awesome!

Image courtesy of the Mister Toast Blog.
Image courtesy of the Mister Toast Blog.

This TV commercial for Space Dust candy is pretty awesome…and actually a little frightening in a trippy 70s way. I mean these kids are just walking through the field when what looks like a horrible storm appears in the sky and down comes some flying and sentient talking fruit. I would probably have to roll for a sanity check after that encounter.

http://youtu.be/gesQYg6AYTs
[Via] Captain Bijou

Space Dust was actually the leftover of Pop Rocks, that was why it was a powder candy where Pop Rocks was in crystal form. Space Dust eventually became Cosmic Candy due to the scare around Angel Dust.

A big thanks to the Mister Toast Blog for the package images you see up top.

VicSage

Editor at Retroist
Searching through the alleys for useful knowledge in the city of Nostalgia. Huge cinema fanatic and sometimes carrier of the flame for the weirding ways of 80s gaming, toys, and television. When his wife lets him he is quite happy sitting in the corner eating buckets of beef jerky.

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