Irish People Try Classic American Candy

  • Published: 03 July 2019
  • Irish people try some ol' timey classic American candy! MERCH MADNESS:
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    America has been pioneers of candy and confectionery for quite some time! So much so, that we thought it would be fun to dish out candy, some as far back as the early 1900s, to see what our lovely Irish people thought!

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Comments • 2 053

  • Scott Holliday
    Scott Holliday  21 hours back

    I love watching you try our food, your responses are quit hilarious. We would probably responsed the same way to your food.

    • Thanks for another bad haircut, Mom! NoFirstName

      Ahhhh you guys don’t know how to have fun. Licorice rocks and anise seed tastes like licorice. Hey when I was a kid they gave up rock candy that would cut your mouth up. You were grateful for good n plenty.

      • Jennifer Coleman
        Jennifer Coleman  2 days back

        They are Candy's designed for kids. I loved many as kids. Now as an adult I don't like them. And dum dums are still good. Boston baked beans are a very old candy. A candy that anyone in the great depression couldn't afford. Remember that.

        • Jennifer Coleman
          Jennifer Coleman  2 days back

          They must have week teeth but iron stomach. They hate chewy candy. They love alcohol.

          • Stevie D
            Stevie D  2 days back

            You guys tried the worst possible candy you could've found in America.

            • Mitsuhurrican
              Mitsuhurrican  2 days back

              No one likes Good & Plenty but they keep on getting made!!!!

            • Free2016
              Free2016  2 days back

              Born and raised in the US and I've never even heard of most of this trashy sugar. Are you trying to kill these poor people!!??

              • Connor Grindle
                Connor Grindle  3 days back

                The only candy that an American under the age of 60 has seen are dum dums

                • fred slawson
                  fred slawson  3 days back

                  This is a bunch of 50 year old + nasty candy from the movie theater. NO ONE OVER HERE EATS THEM. They are nasty!

                  • Stephanie Yankeerose9973

                    I'm a born & bred NYer & I've gotta say that John Sharpson does the best NY accents I've heard. He cracks me up & is spot on. He does more of the NYC (Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, etc.) accent than the upstate NYers (like myself)... That's good stuff! My mother's side of the family are from the Bronx, so I have a half & half NY accent.... lmao!
                    I love it, John! I always look forward to hearing you do impressions. 🤘🤣

                    • Chris Lagann
                      Chris Lagann  3 days back

                      I literally just finished listening to the episode of SmodCast where Kevin Smith shit talks good and plenty the entire time lol

                      • INC Kingdoom
                        INC Kingdoom  4 days back

                        MANDELLA EFFECT i stg that was JuJufruit

                        • Heather C. Leigh
                          Heather C. Leigh  4 days back

                          Tastes like Chernobyl.

                          • Walter Douthat
                            Walter Douthat  4 days back

                            That candy might well be from the 50's, these brands would have been around at that time.

                            • David Ramos
                              David Ramos  5 days back

                              blue raspberry is the best dum dum!!!

                              • Astonvman007
                                Astonvman007  5 days back

                                Yo? No Life Savers, Jolly Ranchers, Mike N Ike's, Lemonheads, Smarties, Now or Laters??? Who's picking these lame ass candies? Dum Dums were a good choice though. Those things are in like EVERY Doctor's office in America, son!

                                • John Ellis
                                  John Ellis  5 days back

                                  I love Necco wafers and the Boston Baked Beans candy

                                  • DjJtown
                                    DjJtown  5 days back

                                    Éadaoin is so damn hot

                                    • beingsneaky
                                      beingsneaky  6 days back

                                      something seriously wrong with irish people.. they don't like root beer.. licorice and bacon rinds.. better check their taste buds.. maybe all those years of eating only
                                      potatoes and cabbage and drink what every that yucky looking black stuff is, killed their taste buds??? lol

                                      • flyback 2me
                                        flyback 2me  6 days back

                                        "Good & Plenty" ...... Mmmmmm!!!!!!!!!!

                                        • Ellen Beal
                                          Ellen Beal  6 days back

                                          I live 30 minutes from where these are made. in Bryan, Ohio.
                                          They make millions of them a year.

                                          • Michael Bonnet
                                            Michael Bonnet  6 days back

                                            "paddy murphy" what a name

                                            • Talaluk Katchatag
                                              Talaluk Katchatag  7 days back

                                              In the nineties, these kind of candies must have been super cheap, because that was al they had in rural Alaska. They probably made money just charging for what it cost to ship them out.
                                              Edit: These were the candies of my childhood.

                                              • Dianelaine JesusLives
                                                Dianelaine JesusLives  7 days back

                                                *Hilarious true and hilarious!*

                                                • Library Minnie
                                                  Library Minnie  1 weeks back

                                                  These are literally from the 40s or 50s

                                                  • Paige Andrews
                                                    Paige Andrews  1 weeks back

                                                    My grandmother used to give me jujyfruits all the time so I actually quite like them

                                                    • SnakeNShake
                                                      SnakeNShake  1 weeks back

                                                      Never heard of most of these lmao

                                                      • Hello Kitty
                                                        Hello Kitty  1 weeks back

                                                        NECCOs are good! 🤣 A wafer to us just means that it is as THIN as a wafer.😉

                                                        Do you have candy corns in Ireland? 🤤

                                                        Have them eat Pop Rocks!! Have them put Mentos in their mouths, then drink Coke! 😏😂 ⛲️ ⛲️

                                                        • Tami Landreneau
                                                          Tami Landreneau  1 weeks back

                                                          Somebody, tricked y'all, into eating those groceries candies, that are not popular, at all. So sorry.

                                                          • Tami Landreneau
                                                            Tami Landreneau  1 weeks back

                                                            We don't eat Juji fruit,over here. That was popular, 60 years ago! Who chooses these things, for you to try ??¿¿¿????

                                                            • Straph
                                                              Straph  1 weeks back

                                                              Who gave them the list of classic american candies? These weren't even popular back in the day. Try these instead Baby Ruth Candy bar, Candy Corn, Hershey's Milk Chocolate Bar, juicy Fruit, Red Vines, Life Savers, M&M's Chocolate Candies. All of which are in the classic category of 50 years or more old. They are also all great tasting candies.

                                                              • EvakCorleone
                                                                EvakCorleone  1 weeks back

                                                                during the civil war, union soldiers would carry Necco Wafers... so I feel like back then they didn't have as many things to enjoy as we do now, which is why we think they're garbage, but they've still been around for over 150 years

                                                                • Yergo
                                                                  Yergo  1 weeks back

                                                                  I've been eating Good and Plenty since I was a kid. When you're poor, you can't be picky.

                                                                  • tiamonique
                                                                    tiamonique  1 weeks back

                                                                    I thought there would be some Lemonheads in there

                                                                    • Jamie Dancer
                                                                      Jamie Dancer  1 weeks back

                                                                      Most Americans don't like any of these either, lol.

                                                                      • Robert Shelton
                                                                        Robert Shelton  1 weeks back

                                                                        These are all the reject candies from America

                                                                        • George Upham
                                                                          George Upham  1 weeks back

                                                                          Classic means that no one buys these anymore.

                                                                          • Leslie Miller
                                                                            Leslie Miller  1 weeks back

                                                                            It's like eatin' Chernobyl, LMAO 😂😂😂

                                                                            • Matthew Demetriou
                                                                              Matthew Demetriou  1 weeks back

                                                                              Can't lie I'm American never heard of a few of these

                                                                              • Trump 2020
                                                                                Trump 2020  2 weeks back

                                                                                Nahhhh these are from the 50's

                                                                                • franciscosauceda95
                                                                                  franciscosauceda95  2 weeks back

                                                                                  What's funny is that when I did my first communion they used Necco to teach us etiquette.

                                                                                  • pepperman011
                                                                                    pepperman011  2 weeks back

                                                                                    you dont chew them u suck on them untile the disolive

                                                                                    • Ryan Pooley
                                                                                      Ryan Pooley  2 weeks back

                                                                                      The only good candy was dumdums and good and plenty

                                                                                      • Ralph Pena
                                                                                        Ralph Pena  2 weeks back

                                                                                        Now imagine getting these for candy on halloween, thats why americans egg houses

                                                                                        • kayliekathleen
                                                                                          kayliekathleen  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Necco wafers are what the fucking geriatrics eat when their blood sugar is low RUN AWAY

                                                                                          • King Kaoko
                                                                                            King Kaoko  2 weeks back

                                                                                            As a American lol I have to say. Now I dont feel bad when you are in pain for eating extremely hot shit. Fuck you for insulting JujyFruits and Necco Waffers. My childhood candies

                                                                                            • Mary  Hontz
                                                                                              Mary Hontz  2 weeks back

                                                                                              Eat a brown one yummy

                                                                                              • Susan Li
                                                                                                Susan Li  2 weeks back

                                                                                                Piñatas are not American!!!