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When we stopped to gas up and get a bite to eat we
happened upon the infamous Oscar Mayar Weiner Mobile. This Oscar Mayer Weinermobile is a unique piece of American memorabilia.

Oscar Mayer Weiner Song

Oh I wish I were an Os-car Mayer Wie - ner
That is what I'd tru-ly like to be
'cause if I were an Os-car May-er Wie - ner
Ev-ery one would be in love with me.

Sing Along to the Oscar Myer Weiner Song - Click Here!  

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One of the most unique advertising promotions in history was created by Oscar Mayer in the 1930's to promote his company. He created a character called "Little Oscar," then sent out real-life impersonators of this character, who travelled across country in a microbus shaped like a giant hot dog in a bun.

These Weinermobiles became a recognized part of the American landscape for more than 40 years. The most famous "Little Oscar" chef was portrayed by George Molchan. He and the other Oscars rode their Weinermobiles from town to town, they were seen in parades and in supermarket parking lots, and they visited hospitals and foster homes.

During the 1950's and 60's, the Weinermobiles reached their peak of popularity, handing out more than five million "weiner whistles" to the people they met.

Today the Weinermobile still roams the US doing promotions and capturing peoples attention where ever it travels.

More info about the Weinermobile:
What is the Weinermobile?
History of the Weinermobile
More pictures of the Weinermobile

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