McDonald's to make more sugar goop to placate angry fans of cartoon

McDonald's to make more sugar goop to placate angry fans of cartoon

McDonald's to make more sugar goop to placate angry fans of cartoon

Demand for the sauce was reignited after it appeared in an episode of the widely-popular animated series "Rick and Morty". McDonald's released a statement Sunday acknowledging their underestimation of fans' interest in the sauce. And instead of being a one-day-only and limited to select restaurants, we're bringing more-a lot more-so that any fan who's willing to do whatever it takes for Szechuan Sauce will only have to ask for it at a nearby McDonald's.

The frightful snafu from an uncaring corporation rightly enraged fans, many of whom took to Twitter to express their ire.

In a YouTube video posted to Reddit shortly after McDonald's began offering its Szechuan McNugget sauce, one McDonald's customer who was lucky enough to get a packet of the plum-flavored condiment can be seen selling single nuggets dipped in the Szechuan sauce for $10 apiece.

McDonald's Szechuan Sauce officially returned to the restaurant's menu on October 7 after first debuting almost 20 years ago as part of a promotion for Disney's animated film Mulan - though the rerelease didn't go as smoothly as anticipated.

THR reached out to Roiland and Rick and Morty co-creator Dan Harmon, as well as Adult Swim for comment on the incident.

McDonald's over the weekend brought back a rare condiment from the 1990s, but the promotion ended in protests and sky-high secondary markets. Fans could finally taste the near-mythical Szechuan sauce on Saturday, October 7, while supplies lasted. "It's sort of like an inside joke with these people.It's a TV show that comes on and it's really amusing and it references the sauce".

A fan wins a bottle by retweeting McDonald's, and puts it on sale on Ebay. Lines to the fast-food restaurant were out the door, and some locations ran out of the sauce within minutes.

An ancient packet of the sauce is sold on Ebay for $15,000 (£11,500) after being discovered in a recently purchased second-hand auto.

So, the company made this promise: "Szechuan Sauce is coming back once again this winter".

Though many diehard fans are disappointed and angry with the company, there are also many fans condemning the mob-like behavior over the sauce. "It's a great moment for McDonald's and our fans that I'm definitely not taking for granite".

In world where one feels relatively unimportant, maybe it's nice to pretend that a cartoon you like-and Szechuan sauce-matters.

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