Johnny Horizon


"Mom, Dad--I want to grow up to be an EPA field-worker like Johnny Horizon!"

Such were the words probably never actually spoken in the early 1970s, when the icon of Johnny Horizon was launched by the BLM. But if any lad or lassie did utter such a wish, then they could have been placated with the Johnny Horizon Environmental Test Kit. Parker Brothers showed a little poindexter hard at work in their ads for the kit.


Original ad here.

     Posted By: Paul - Sun May 15, 2016
     Category: Geeks, Nerds and Pointdexters | Government | Nature | Toys | 1970s

With the stockpile of weapons & ammo the EPA has amassed one should also have small arms training too.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 05/15/16 at 10:23 AM
Yeah, right. Chemist's white lab coat but no safety glasses. Guess someone's been sniffing that blue liquid too long.
Posted by Virtual on 05/15/16 at 11:59 AM
I wonder if anyone ever said "I want to grow up to be a non-attorney paid spokesperson" ?
Posted by BrokeDad in Midwest US on 05/16/16 at 04:13 AM
I thought you were all for people stockpiling penis substitutes, Expat?
Posted by Richard Bos on 05/19/16 at 06:48 AM
The EPA is anything but "the people", Rich but you know that.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 05/19/16 at 08:35 AM
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