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Big Mouth Billy Bass

If your family didn’t own a Billy Bass, Travis the Singing Trout or one of the other singing plaque mounted fish, it means you probably weren’t redneck enough. Good for you.

This novelty, which somehow hit pop culture status, was a common Christmas or birthday gift from that Aunt or Uncle who loved to give you useless nic-nacs. I think when I first saw Billy belting out the Al Green classic “Take Me To The River,” I thought to myself “Oh my God, this is the dumbest thing I’ve ever seen.” Which then followed with “Oh my God, this is going to make millions.” And that it did.

You know you’ve hit icon status when they turn your idea into a McDonald’s commercial.

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