Pounds is a pretty cutting parody for the 70′s series, and wouldn’t be out-of-place in a contemporary setting, considering the modern concern with obesity and junk food. This is a bit “Super-Size-Me” decades before that documentary was a glimmer in Morgan Spurlock’s eye.
Here’s a large image of the parody sticker artwork:
This one doesn’t hold back at all, and the theme is reinforced with every element of the wrapper.
For comparison, here’s an actual Mounds wrapper from the same time period. It’s pretty much an exact match:
I especially like the “Indescribably Delicious” becoming “Indescribably Fattening” on the parody. Zing!
Of course, this is a Wacky Packages parody, and I’d like to remind my readers that candy in moderation can be a wonderful part of any well rounded diet, both physically and spiritually. It’s all about moderation… and portion control (inside joke for any 30 Rock fans).
See you back here tomorrow with more CollectingCandy.com fun!