Before anti-smoking groups had their way, Mr. Potato Head's favorite accessory was a smoking pipe.
The pipe was discontinued by Hasbro in 1987. (Image: wm.edu)
The original Mr. Potato Head was an actual potato. In the early 1950s, as a young boy in a poor farming family, George Lerner took potatoes from his mother's garden and used grapes as eyes and a carrot as a nose to make a doll for his younger sister.