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Trebor Blobs at least had a measure of truth in advertising weighing in their favor

August 23, 2013


Is Patch called Patch because he has a patch on his hat? Or does Patch have a patch on his hat because his name is Patch? One gets the feeling that if we fed this conundrum to the Borg Collective, their cube would explode.

Patch and his monster compatriots were pitchmen staples in the 1970s for Trebor Blobs, an improbably named UK candy. You have to admire a sweet that just says “To hell with it” and lets itself be associated with the negative aftereffects of sugar consumption. Coming soon: Trebor So Obese He Can’t Fit In One Airplane Seats.

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