Everybody has his or her favorite PEZ dispenser, whether it's Chewbacca or Batman. But how much do you know about the plastic figurines and the candy in them? Test your knowledge with this quiz.
PEZ was invented in Austria in 1927.
PEZ originally was designed to help people stop smoking.
PEZ candy was introduced in the United States in 1952.
Both full-body Santa and the full-body robot were among the first dispensers introduced in the 1950s.
Popeye was the first licensed cartoon character to appear on a PEZ dispenser in the 1960s.
PEZ introduced interchangeable rubber-head dispensers in the late 1970s.
Feet were added to the bottoms of PEZ dispensers in 1987 to make them more stable.
The first PEZ collectors' convention was held in Mentor, Ohio, in 1991.
The first auction featuring PEZ dispensers was held at Christie's in 1993.
A Tweety Bird dispenser was featured in a 1993 "Seinfeld" episode.
Forbes magazine featured PEZ on the cover in 1993.
The Star Wars characters are the most popular assortment of licensed characters in PEZ history.
PEZ Furry Friends were introduced in 2000.
Sour-flavored PEZ were introduced in 2002.
The first official Elvis PEZ was released in 2007.
The "Wizard of Oz" commemorative set was released in 2009.
Hazelnut is not a PEZ flavor.
The Museum of PEZ Memorabilia is located in Burlingame, Calif.
The Yappy Dog PEZ dispenser was introduced in 1976.
Prince William recently was featured on a PEZ dispenser to commemorate his wedding to Kate Middleton.