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. No, there was something special about the fast-food restaurant that went way beyond the burgers. But what was it? Well, these 40 images will bring 1980s and ’90s McDonald’s right back to life – and you’ll be desperate to take a trip to the Golden Arches after reading this.
40. Toys transformed
Back when Transformers were must-have toys for youngsters, McDonald’s introduced its own version of the robots that could ingeniously morph into other objects. Except, of course, Changeables didn’t become cars: they turned into burgers and fries. From 1987 onwards, the company put “McRobots” in Happy Meals, and mini munchers could collect six in the first offering.