Food of the Eighties, Tab
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The diet soda in the pink can. It had only one calorie. Immortalized in "Back to The Future".
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Stacey - July 19, 2007 - Report this comment
I loved tab. Use to come in little fat galss bottles with styrafoam around them woth Tab on it.
Hannah - January 04, 2008 - Report this comment
I remember one time Alice from Disney's Alice and Wonderland was on the back of the can. Probably back in the late 80s.
Melissa - February 22, 2008 - Report this comment
It was great! It tastes like crap now that they changed the sweetener though.
PA Sid - July 01, 2008 - Report this comment
What about TAB Clear? I was in college, so it was early 90's and they had freaky commercials. Couldn't find it on the shelves though. Because I had exams, my fraternity didn't make me drink during pledge week. I had to chug warm TAB. Nasty.
Autumngirl - July 17, 2008 - Report this comment
I think every adult of the 1970's & 80's had TAB in their fridge, right next to the seltzer water. I remember being a kid and trying this yucky stuff or maybe it tasted bad cause I was a kid?? Who knows...
70's chick - April 11, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember my Mum always having this stuff around. It was the only diet drink of the market then!
RJ - July 19, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember Tab being a diet soda. I thought it was nasty-tasting. It was mentioned in the movie Back to the Future; Michael J. Fox's character asks the 1955 sodajerk for a tab remember?
a,ber - February 07, 2010 - Report this comment
Tab was/IS diet soley. Still made and i t is on the store shelves here in Colorado.. IF I could drink it, I would.. it's got caffeine. It always reminded me of coke with cinnamon. I once sent away and got a cool bright pink sweatshirt and sweatpants from them.
Rascal - February 16, 2010 - Report this comment
I drank my fair share in the early 80's. It was about the only diet pop on the market besides Pepsi Lite, remember that???
mike - March 23, 2010 - Report this comment
You must see the Sarah Silverman show where her neighbors are arguing about Tab...Very very funny...
Tab was big in the '70s - October 14, 2010 - Report this comment
What a ubicqutous product of the 1970's!
Russell - January 13, 2011 - Report this comment
I still buy it all the time but you can only find it in my area in 6pack cans, no two liter bottles
Jeff - March 19, 2011 - Report this comment
When I worked at McDonalds years ago, my manager gave me an old menu insert that said "We Now Have Tab". I brought it home, threw it in a closet and forgot all about it. When I put it on Ebay some 20 years later, it went for well over $100. Obviously there are still Tab fans out there.
Donna - January 09, 2012 - Report this comment
You can still purchase TAB through amazon, as well as wheat nuts, and Faygo sodas.
Jack - January 04, 2013 - Report this comment
Thanks for the info, Donna. I recall this in the mid '70's. It was such a part of that culture and began the megga diet soft drink craze. It all began in the 1970's with good 'ol Tab. Miss those days and what we were doing back then.
monzee - July 28, 2013 - Report this comment
You can buy it in Michigan at Meijers in 12 can fridge packs and u can also get it in the Rochester area in 6 packs. We haven't had it in Canada since 1985 so I take road trips to both those states from Southern Ontario to get my fix!!!

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