Carl's Jr. is an American fast food chain founded as a hot-dog cart by Carl Karcher in 1941. It is famous for creating a variety of American dishes in the fast food format. In 1976, to promote the King Kong remake, the Burger Chef restaurants that were later bought by Carl's Jr. produced four collectible drinking glasses with unique King Kong designs. In 2000, in order to promote Godzilla: The Series, Carl's Jr. and its adopted brand Hardee's released Godzilla-themed merchandise. Since then, it has offered promotions tying in with all five Monsterverse films.
In 1976, the Burger Chef restaurants, later bought by Hardee's, a daughter company of Carl's Jr., produced four collectible drinking glasses with unique King Kong designs printed on them available with a new design every week with the purchase of a large meal, or for 59¢ with the purchase of a medium Coca-Cola.
In 2000, as part of a promotion, Carl's Jr. produced Godzilla toys to be distributed with their kids meals. They included:
- a helicopter spinning disc launcher
- a fire-shooting Godzilla
- a Baby Godzilla with an egg
- a Heat-Seeker stamper with paper
In 2017, Carl's Jr. produced another collectible cup with a Kong print on it to promote Kong: Skull Island, as well as a small merchandise line consisting of a lanyard, a keychain, and a towel with images pertaining to the film on them, all of them available free with the purchase of a large meal.
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