Almond Joy Got's Nuts Mounds Don't!! written by Leon Carr
|Place of origin||United States|
|Creator||The Hershey Company|
|220 kcal (921 kJ)|
|Other information||Nutritional information source:|
|Media: Almond Joy|
In popular culture
- Train buffs have noticed a resemblance between the M3 (a type of subway car built by the Budd Company for Philadelphia's public transportation system) and this candy, due to humps in the roof containing ventilation fans. They refer to the cars as "Almond Joys".
- The advertising slogan "sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don't" was featured in the funk/dance song "Wide Receiver" byMichael Henderson.
- In Weeds, Almond Joy was the favorite candy of Nancy's late husband, Judah. Episode nine of season two uses the candy's theme song.
- In the movie Kelly's Heroes, a case of Almond Joy bars is seen in the background behind Don Rickles' supply depot desk, as he is speaking with Clint Eastwood. This is an anachronism since Almond Joy was not introduced until 1946.
- In the song "Gett Off", by Prince, "Strip your dress down like I was strippin' a Peter Paul's Almond Joy".
- One of the Allman Brothers' early band names was the Allman Joys.
- In the movie Welcome to Woop Woop Teddy proclaims his love for the Almond Joy bar after Angie proclaims her love for the Cherry Ripe bar.
- In Curb Your Enthusiasm, Larry David used the "crime" that his cousin stole an Almond Joy for him once as a failed attempt to get out of jury duty, before the second and successful attempt in which he referred to the defendant being a negro.
- In the seventh episode of season two of Parks and Recreation, Ron Swanson asks Ann if there is any candy at her party other than Almond Joy, as he is allergic to almonds and they "give [him] the squirts".
- The song "Chocolate Jesus" by Tom Waits on the album Mule Variations mentions Almond Joy.
- In the episode of The Simpsons entitled "Lisa the Drama Queen", Lisa bought an Almond Joy in the Kwik-e-Mart for her first play date with her new friend, Juliet.
- Har Mar Superstar's album Dark Touches features a song named after the candy bar where it is used as a typically sexual metaphor for comic effect.
- Sherman's Lagoon ran a strip on October 6, 2010 that made reference to an Almond Joy.
- In the song "Brown Skin" by India.Arie (from her album Acoustic Soul) she mentions Almond Joy alongside other Hershey's products.
- In the Glee episode The Purple Piano Project, Brittany Pierce says that she and lover Santana Lopez are like Almond Joys.
- On the Sunday, October 16, 2011 NFL Blitz segment of Sportscenter, Chris Berman said "Pierre Paul, isn't that the almond joy and mounds place" in reference to New York Giants Defensive End Jason Pierre-Paul
- In the 1991 movie Hudson Hawk starring Bruce Willis, Lorraine Toussaint's character, a CIA agent, is named Almond Joy. Other CIA agents in the film are named after candy bars.
- In the song "Lonely City" from the album "Lonely City" by Canadian underground hip-hop artists Specifics, a reference is made when MC Golden Boy says "girl you got the sweet sophistication of an almond joy".
- In the webcomic Whomp! the main character Ronnie is shown to be a big consumer of Almond Joy