Remember when you were a kid, and McDonald’s was the most exciting place to visit? It wasn’t all about the Big Macs either. There was something special about the fast-food restaurant that went way beyond the burgers. But what was it? We take a look at a few of the things that made McDonald’s of the 1980s and ’90s so special.
4. Transforming toys
Back when Transformers were the must-have toy for youngsters, McDonald’s introduced its own version of the robots that could be changed into other things. Except of course, Changeables didn’t become cars; nope, they became burgers and fries. Beginning in 1987, the company put “McRobots” in Happy Meals, and mini-munchers could collect six in the first offering.