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A segment during which the Crew discusses famous, interesting, or bizarre food products, companies, or restaurants. Topics include Starbucks, Coca-Cola, Pepsi Cola, Doritos, and McDonald's. This segment later got its own drop, made by Jorma Taccone of The Lonely Island.

Seasons 1-2

Episode No. Date Details
18 May 22, 2016 Jake calls in to discuss the dark history of Doritos and PepsiCo's involvement with Richard Nixon.
19 June 5, 2016 Jake calls with the history of former PepsiCo CEO Donald Kendall and his success in getting Pepsi into the Soviet Union.
22 July 17, 2016 Jake talks about the invention of Doritos at Disneyland in the 1960s.
26 September 11, 2016 FritoLay's advertising budget, and Hydrox cookies, the forgotten predecessors of Oreos.
28 October 9, 2016 Lots of snack talk and the origins of Hot Cheetos.
29 October 23, 2016 Celebrities' endorsements with Pepsi and Fritos.
30 November 6, 2016 Jennifer Saenz calls to talk about her work with Frito-Lay and the branding of their snack food portfolio.
32 December 4, 2016 The Crew talk about Michael James Delligatti, inventor of the McDonald's Big Mac.

Season 3

Episode No. Date Details
35 January 29, 2017 Bart Elmore calls to detail the history of the Coca-Cola company while the Crew talk Starbucks and The Founder.
40 April 9, 2017 Steve Lillywhite's CDs in Indonesian KFCs, the history of Pepsi (a.k.a. Brad's Drink), and the Pepsi ad featuring Kendall Jenner.
46 July 2, 2017 Mark Shatzker calls in to talk about the history of Doritos, and how the chip altered the way snacks foods are engineered.
47 July 16, 2017 Subway's "$5 footlong" jingle and ad campaign.
49 August 13, 2017 The history of Ben & Jerry's. First use of the segment's drop.
54 October 22, 2017 Talk on the Amazon/Whole Foods merger.
55 November 5, 2017 Deeper history on Whole Foods.
58 December 17, 2017 Winter's first appearance and lots of Starbucks talk.

Seasons 4-5

Episode No. Date Details
59 January 14, 2018 Taco Bell's "Belluminati" campaign and the prevalence of Tim Hortons in Canada.
60 January 28, 2018 The Goldfish and hummus Super Bowl challenge.
61 February 11, 2018 Diet Coke's "Becase I can." campagin and "lady" Doritos.
62 February 25, 2018 World's largest Starbucks, McDonald's Next, and Lady Doritos Town Hall.
65 April 8, 2017  Wendy's mixtape and T-Pain's menu hacks.
91 April 21, 2019 The history of Panda Express.
94 June 2, 2019 A brief inquiry into Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps.
95 June 16, 2019 History of Eistein Bros. Bagels.
106 December 1, 2019 Discussion on Olive garden and their rising stock prices.

Season 6

Episode No. Date Details
110 February 16, 2020 Butterfingers and their history with Ferrero and Ferrara.
111 March 1, 2020 Discussion on Krispy Kreme, Dunkin Donuts, and the "Fred the Baker" campaign.
121 May 17, 2020 Red Lobster's associations with Darden Restaurants and General Mills.
122 May 24, 2020 A deep dive into the Silicon Valley origins of Chuck E. Cheese's.