E.T. Posters – one with every McDonald’s Happy Meal


I recently dug out my DVD of E.T., intending to have my 3-year-old watch it instead of the endless repeats of the Toy Story films. Sadly, he wasn’t that interested, he is perhaps too young, but it made me want to learn more about the film.

This probably means you’ll be seeing a lot more E.T. from me in the near future as the internet is full of many wonderful images of everyone’s favourite Extra-Terrestrial. The image above stuck out to me because of those Golden Arches in the bottom corner. A little digging and I found the site of the artist responsible – David Wiesner.

David has some lovely accounts of his E.T. adventures, including a post about his time working on a series of posters for McDonald’s. The image below is the display for all 4 of the posters available with your Happy Meal.


All four E.T. posters can be seen in greater details from his site and a lot more too on his Portfolio page.

Hayden Yale

Child of the 80's. Born, raised and living in the Cheshire countryside, England.Lover of fan art, especially if it is based on my childhood heroes from Masters of the Universe, Thundercats, Transformers and TMNT. Penchant for almost anything retro, especially movies, games and art.

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