It took me 900 hours to create this infographic. I am not a designer (clearly), but I hope you like it. I try friends, I try. I borrowed the branding from the popular 1990s show My So Called Life.
The infographic features the confusing and sordid parade of pop culture and cartoon characters stalking the minds of Gen Xers for decades. I could not keep this motley crue straight.
Count von Count vs. Count Chocula
Carol Brady vs. Shirley Patridge
The Trix Bunny and The Roller Skating Rabbit from Avon. Ha! They were the same person, right?
Boo Berry vs. Casper the Friendly Ghost.
I Dream of Jeannie vs. Samantha on Bewitched
(Also, Major Anthony Nelson vs. Darrin)
Star Wars vs. Star Trek (Is there a difference? Ha!)
Laura Ingalls vs. Holly Hobbie
Cavey vs. Bosley
The Teen Angels vs. Charlie’s Angels
The Little Rascals vs. The Three Stooges
Cindy Brady’s braids vs. Holly Marshall’s in Land of the Lost
Isis vs. Wonder Woman
Yogi the Bear vs. Smokey the Bear vs. Super Sugar Crisp Bear
My so-called Generation X childhood was so confusing…
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For more information on Generation X, visit Who Is Generation X.
Can you think of other similar characters from your Generation X childhood? I wish I’d included Brach’s and Brock — the two candy companies. Did you know they merged in 1994?
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