The now iconic party game Twister had a difficult start. In 1
In the 1960s, however, a game involving players with each other and with a lot of body contact was considered too risky. Several major retailers refused to wear the game after its release in 1966 and Milton Bradley was planning to discontinue the product.
Twister & # 39; s saving grace came in the form of movie star Eva Gabor. A PR company responsible for promoting Twister had the game appear on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson . Carson and Gabor played the game for millions, and the next day people were outside toy stores across the country looking to buy the game – and certainly because it was quite risky.