Twin Peaks Usenet Archive
Subject: Re: A theory
From: email@example.com (David McIntyre)
Date: 1990-05-11, 13:21
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org> email@example.com (The Ancient Programmer) writes:
> >In article firstname.lastname@example.org (Jonathan D.) writes:
>> >>The phrase "That gum you like is going to come back in style" (I know
>> >>it's not precisely that..) has been nagging at the back of my brain.
>> >>I've been trying to think what sort of gum that would be, because I
>> >>can't accept that it's Wrigley's Doublemint. That's too obvious.
>> >>I was thinking about the other types of gum that we know of...
> > I think that it's Blackjack gum that's being refered to. That
> >would be consistant with the One Eyed Jacks etc. It was fairly popular
> >around the 1950s. I don't remember when it was taken off the market.
Ah, but strangely enough, Blackjack is back! Buffalo Bob (of Howdy
Dowdy fame) has tv and radio ads announcing the return of this gum.
I thought that this fits really well with the show, since this revival
would have been happening about the time the boys were writing the
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