Although the ongoing sexualization of the Colonel is deeply weird, the fictional Colonel is a cleaned up caricature of the actual Harland Sanders.
The chicken chain's thirsty marketing has finally worn us down. We agree to smash the 11 herbs and spices out of the colonel's buttered biscuits.
In 1966, the KFC founder spent tens of thousands of dollars to fund a record by a children’s Christian mandolin band, but where did all the copies go?
"Now put your supple human hands in that breading."
"Suntan lotion always smells like lotion. So we thought—why not make it smell like fried chicken?"
Here’s to hoping KFC's Colonel doesn’t come down with a case of the vapors that leaves his ambitions for the Middle Kingdom permanently in shambles.
The Colonel is back, and he's being played by Darell Hammond.