Rejected Slogans for the Return of New Coke

Stranger Things season 3 is coming this summer, and Coca-Cola is channeling the show’s ’80s vibe by re-releasing New Coke. The updated version of Coca-Cola launched in 1985 but never quite caught on, and it’ll be making a cameo in the show. Fans will get a bottle of New Coke as a “gift with purchase” of Stranger Things-branded classic Coke and Coke Zero bottles (but they’ll also be available in cans.)

  • Let us leave a bad taste in your mouth (Again!)

  • This is what it tastes like…when doves cry

  • Drink it with leg warmers on!

  • The Pet Rock of soft drinks

  • Join the backlash!

  • We’re not above selling soft drinks ironically

  • It’s meta, dude!

  • Tastes bad… but vaguely familiar

  • Limited supply, for limited demand

  • Not new, and the opposite of improved