Cooky Cucumber is no kook.

Cooky Cucumber and Katie Carrot

Cooky Cucumber is no kook. She’s on a skateboard, but her friend Katie Carrot on the balance board… well, we can’t vouch for her. Actually, these gals may not even know each other, I think Mr Potato Head is playing the field a little bit. “Hey baby, nobody said we were exclusive!”

These Cooky Cucumber and Katie Carrot boxes circa 1966 are courtesy of, a site dedicated to all things nostalgic about Mr Potato Head. When he was invented in the 50’s, it was just a collection of plastic parts that you were supposed to stick into actual potatoes. It wasn’t until 1964 that he started to ship fully plastic and self contained.

Click the pics to enlarge. Left to right: Cooky Cucumber (detail) – Katie Carrot – Australian packaging for Cooky Cucumber. Notice the kangaroo? Sorry, no enlargement. Hey! Why do Australian’s get 10 extra pieces?

Cooky Cucumber and Katie Carrot

Thanks again to Dennis at Check out his totally obsessive collection and view this frightening image.


  1. I’d skate with the carrot before the “Cooky” one……..has Mr Potatoe Head had an HIV test recently?

  2. Cancer Chris on August 28, 2007 - Reply

    No way, Katie looks like she’s carrying a wide load. Unless you are Sir Mix A Lot.

  3. Every time I eat vegetables it makes me think of you.

  4. hey just because he skates doesnt mean hes not a kook

  5. […] encourage you to use an actual potato. I never knew about that. While looking for it, I encountered more of its kind. I never knew there were cucumbers and carrots. Now that I see it, I wonder if that in any way […]

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