Chronological timeline

The chronology of pez dispenser releases is rather sketchy from the early years and this is the information reported by many experts which we have compiled from multiple available sources.  The dates represent the first availability of a particular dispenser.
  • 1949: PEZ Box Regulars
  • 1953: U.S. Zone Germany Regulars
  • 1954:  Advertising Regulars
  • 1955: Golden Glow Premium, Full Body Santa, Space Trooper
  • 1956: Space Gun, Witch Regular
  • 1957: Witch A, Personalized Regular
  • 1958: Santa A, Popeye A, Bunny A
  • 1959: Spaceman
  • 1960: Bozo, Casper, Arithmetic, Popeye B, Casper Die Cut
  • 1961: Die Cut Bunny, Die Cut Bozo, Die Cut Mickey, Die Cut Donald, Original Donald Duck, Clown with Collar
  • 1962:  Pinocchio A, Lion’s Club, Bunny B, Astronaut A 
  • 1963: Original Pluto, Bullwinkle, Cocoa Marsh, Fat Eared Bunny
  • 1964: Baseball Glove, Football Player 
  • 1965: Santa B, Frankenstein, Wolfman, Fishman, Practical Pig A, Li'l Bad Wolf, Candy Shooter, Zorro with Logo, Pez Pal Boy with Cap, Sailor, Mexican
  • 1966: Batman with cape, Original Goofy, Olive Oyl, Brutus
  • 1967: Snow White, Dopey, Mowgli, Baloo, King Louie, Green Hornet, Monkey Sailor
  • 1968: Psychedelic Hand, Psychedelic Flower
  • 1969: Captain Hook, Peter Pan, Tinkerbell
  • 1970: Pez Pals Maharajah, Pirate, Policeman, Doctor, Fireman, Nurse, Girl, Chick in Egg no hat, Sparefroh, Three piece Witch, One Eye Monster, Octopus, Mr. Ugly, Santa C with loop, Angel with loop, Indian Chief, Big Top Elephant with hair, Pony-Go-Round, Li'l Lion
  • 1971: Hippo, Indian Brave, Mickey Mouse removeable nose
  • 1972: Pez Pals Knight, Sheik, Alpine, Make-A-Face, Skull, Mickey Mouse nose part of head
  • 1973: Duck with Flower, Cow A, Raven, Cat with Derby, Panda, Mary Poppins, Cowboy, Pinocchio B, Jiminy Cricket
  • 1974: Asterix, Obelix, Muselix, Snowman
  • 1975: Uncle Sam, Betsy Ross, Wounded Soldier, Daniel Boone, Pilgrim, Captain, Indian Maiden, Cockatoo, Gorilla, Clown w/ chin, Pilot, Engineer, Ringmaster, Stewardess, Bride, Groom, Orange, Practical Pig B?
  • 1976: Olympic Snowman, Mimic the Monkey, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Cow B, Elephant with flat or pointy hat, Yappy Dog, Rooster, Lamb, Lion with Crown, Giraffe, Crocodile, Chick in Egg with hat
  • 1977: Astronaut B, Duck Nephews, Dumbo, Uncle Scrooge removeable wings, Sheriff
  • 1978: Bugs Bunny, Daffy, Merlin Mouse, Speedy Gonzales, Sylvester, Tweety, Winnie the Pooh, Bambi, Rudolph, Panther, Chip, Dalmatian, Thumper, Captain America, Hulk, Spiderman, Thor 
  • 1979: Soft head Superhero: Batgirl, Batman, Joker, Penguin, Wonder Woman
    Softhead Eerie Spectres: Spook, Air Spirit, Wolf, Vamp, Zombie, Diabolic Softhead Disney: Donald, Mickey, Pluto, Goofy, Dumbo, Captain Hook, Popeye C, Trucks A and B, Coach Whistles, Pineapple, Pear, Peter PEZ
  • 1980: Droopy moveable ears, Tyke, Spike, Tom, Jerry, Barney Bear, Foghorn Leghorn, Roadrunner, Petunia Pig, Cool Cat, Wile E. Coyote, Henery Hawk, MMM whistles: Camel, Clown, Lamb, Duck, Rooster, Dog, Pig, Donkey, Rhino 
  • 1981: Die Cut face Pumpkin, MMM Whistles (Owl, Panda, Koala, Frog), Raised Star Wonder Woman, Light Green Hulk, Truck C
  • 1982: Annie, Space Gun, Knoxville, Tennessee Worlds Fair (misspelled as Tennesse)
  • 1983: Mickey Mouse B 
  • 1984: Donkey Kong Jr., Olympic Vucko Wolves
  • 1986: Smurfs boys
  • 1987: Stand By Me  
  • 1989:  Papa Smurf, Smurfette, Mickey Mouse stencil eyes, Donald Duck closed beak, Pluto nonmoveable ears, Goofy green hat, PIF 
  • 1990: Easter Bunny D thin ear, Panda, Garfield with visor, Arlene, Nermal, Garfield Cheezy Grin, Garfield half closed eyes, Charlie Brown, Lucy, Woodstock, Snoopy, MMM - Indian, Penguin, Tiger, Monkey, Parrot
  • 1991: Truck D nonmoving wheels, Witch one piece head, Skull B, small head pumpkin B, Snowman remake, Spiderman B, Hulk B, Scrooge McDuck B, "Icee Bear", Daffy Duck B, Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie, Gonzo, Silver Glow
  • 1992: Duck Tales: Webby, Bouncer Beagle, Gyro Gearloose, Droopy remake, Tuffy, Sylvester remake, Tweety B, Chick in Egg soft shell 
  • 1993: Fred Flintstone, Barney, Pebbles, Dino, Peter PEZ B, Peter Pez RICO, Tom C
  • 1994: Original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Pez Pal Boy and Girl remake
  • 1995:  Chick in Egg Hard shell pointed edges, Bugs Bunny B, Daffy Duck C, Speedy Gonzales B, Black Batman, Remade Regulars, Pez-a-Saurs He-Saur, She-Saur, I-Saur, Fly-saur, Easter and Santa Bastille Sets
  • 1996: Power Pez, Batman Pointed Ear, Batman Rounded Ear, Valentine Heart (Happy Valentine’s Day Red and Pink) Sylvester C, Tazmanian Devil, Yosemite Sam, Santa C painted eyes 
  • 1997: Kooky Zoo Crocodile, Elephant, Hippo, Blinky Bill Koala, David Lion, Daisy Duck, Goofy D one piece, Mickey Mouse one piece, Minnie Mouse, Tom with styled hair, Tuffy with Elvis Hair, Jerry with Elvis hair, Smurf Series 2 Papa Smurf, Smurfette, Brainy, Smurf boy, Gargamel, C3PO, Chewbacca, Darth Vader, Storm Trooper, Yoda, Original bubbleman, Pink Panther, Ant, Aardvark, Inspector, Duck nephews 
  • 1998: Asterix, Muselix, Roman Soldier, Obelix, Psychedelic Eye B, Neon Bubbleman, Icee Bear B, Glowing Pez Pals, Alpine Boy, Aral Gas Boy, Pilot Boy, Mariner Boy, Shell Gas Boy, misfit snowmen, misfit witches, misfit bears, misfit Lion, misfit Elephant, misfit Skull, Garfield Series 2 - Garfield Chef, Garfield Pilot, Sleepy Garfield, Odie, Crystal Kooky Zoo 
  • 1999: Chick in Egg Hard shell wavy edge, Easter Bunny E (aka Mr. Bunny), Naughty Neil, Happy Henry, Slimy Sid, Polly Pumpkin, Neon Pink and Neon Red Happy Valentine’s Day Heart,  FAO Schwartz Bear, Jack in the Box, Kermit revised zigzag collar, Miss Piggy B, Boba Fett, Ewok, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Wolverine, Large Head Spiderman, Large Head Hulk, Tweety C, Cool Looney Tunes, Charming Tweety with Ball Cap, Cheeky Bugs with Red Visor, Cycling Taz with Bicycle Helmet, Jazzy Sylvester with Shades, Sleepy Daffy with Night Cap, Zielpunkt, British Petroleum Pal, Nintendo Mario, Diddy Kong, Yoshi, Koopa Trooper, Crazy Animals Camel, Frog, Octopus, Shark, Psychedelic Flower B, Telephone
  • 2000: Lamb B, Bugz Barney Beetle, Baby Bee, Sue Bee, Centipede, Florence Flutterfly, Jumpin Jack Grasshopper, Ladybug, Sam Snuffle, Worm, Peter Pez C, Zinnafant, Peanuts revised Charlie Brown, Joe Cool Snoopy, Snoopy, Woodstock, Peppermint Patty, Simpsons Bart, Lisa, Maggie, Homer, Marge, Glowing Ghosts, Charlie Brown Chicago Cubs 6/14/2000 Promo
  • 2001: Walmart Smiley Faces, Winnie the Pooh B, Eeyore, Piglet, Tigger, eBay Hearts, Fuzzy Friends, Joe Cool Snoopy Chicago Cubs 6/26/2001 Promo, Minnesota Twins Bear 7/8/2001 Promo, Homer Simpson Chicago Cubs 9/15/2001 Promo, Philadelphia Phillies Baseball 9/23/2001 Promo, Orlando magic Basketball 11/9/2001 Promo
  • 2002: Elf, Polar Bear with Cap, Reindeer, Santa D, Snowman C, Bob the Builder, Pilchard, Spud, Wendy, Pokemon Koffing, Mew, Meowth, Pikachu, Psyduck, Sourz Watermelon, Green Apple, Blue Raspberry, Pineapple, Clone Trooper, Jango Fett, R2D2, Tweenies Bella, Doodles, Fizz, Jake and Milo, E. T., Mystical Crystal Ball, USA Heart, 50th Anniversary Golden Glow, Chicago Cubs Baseball 6/27/2002 Promo, Columbus Clippers Baseball 6/28/2002 Promo, New York Yankees Baseball 7/5.2002 Promo, Minnesota Twins Baseball 7/14/2002 Promo, Chicago Cubs Charlie Brown 8/14/2002 Promo, Staten Island Baseball 8/28/2002 Promo, Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball 9/14/2002 Promo, Washington Wizards Basketball 2/3/2002 Promo, New Jersey Nets Basketball 3/15/2002 Promo, Washington Mystics Basketball 8/2/2002 Promo, Seattle Sonics Basketball 10/30/2002 Promo, Philadelphia Kixx Soccer Ball 3/2/2002 Promo
  • 2003: Emergency Heros: Army Ranger, Construction Worker, Fireman, K-9 German Shepherd, Navy Seal, Nurse, Air Force Pilot, Policeman, and Policewoman
    Funky Faces Angry, Baby, Batting Eyelashes, Big Grin, Cool, Kiss, Mischievous, Nerd, Sad, Silly, Smiley, Wink and Worried, Mummy, Jack-o-Lantern, Skeleton, Witch full revision, Pink, Red, Neon Pink, Neon Red Happy Valentine’s Day with hearts on stems, Scoop, Jungle Book Baghera, Baloo B, Kaa, Mowgli B, Shere Kahn, Disney Extremes Daisey, Donald, Goffy, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Pluto, Hello Kitty with Bow, Hello Kitty with Rabbit, Kuririn, My Melody, Mr. Bean, Erma, Mini Cooper, Teddy, Sesame Street Bert, Big Bird, Ernie, Cookie Monster, Zoe, Elmo, 35th Anniversary Crystal Elmo, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Jungle Mission, School Tool, Crystal Policeman remake, Crystal Fireman remake, Planet Earth, Sportz Hockey Puck, Football, Basketball, Baseball, Minnesota Twins Bear 6/16/2003 Promo, New York Yankees Charlie Brown 7/21/2003 Promo, LSU Tigers Baseball 4/17/2004 Promo,
  • 2004: Eggbaby, Plump Chick in Egg, Mrs. Bunny, Lamb C, Huffalump or Lumpy, Roo, Lion King Mufassa, Pumba, Nala, Simba, Timon, Shrek, Donkey, Princess Fiona, Puss-n-Boots, SpongeBob, SpongeBob in Undies, Patrick Starfish, Squidward, Looney Tunes Back in Action with printed stems Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny with Sombrero, Taz, Tweety, Yosemite Sam, Japanese Heart, Rigs Trucks, Swedish Soccer team Soccer Ball 2004 Promo, Metro Stars Hockey Puck 2004
  • 2005: Neon Pink, Maroon and Purple Valentine Hearts with hearts on stems, 13 different sayings Happy Valentine's Day, Be Mine, Best Friends, Dream, I (heart) U, I Choose You, Prince, Princess, Smile, Sugar Sugar, Sweet, U R Special and XOXO, plus Best Freinds error, Bratz Chloe, Jade, Yasmine, Sasha, Chicken Little, Abby the Ugly Duckling, Fish out of Water, Madagascar Alex the Lion, Gloria the Hippo, Marty the Zebra, Incredibles masked Mr. Incredible, Dash, Jack Jack and Elastigirl, unmasked Bob Parr, Helen Parr, Jack Jack and Dash, Crystal Sourz, Crystal Crazy Animals, Disney Princesses Belle, Cinderella, Jasmine, NASCAR Helmets, Rusty Wallace #2, Kasey Kahne #9, Matt Kenseth #17, Bobby LaBonte #18, Tony Stewart #20, Jeff Gordon #24, Richard Petty #43, Revised TMNT Donatello purple, Leonardo blue, Michaelangelo orange, Raphael red, Wookie Warrior, Emperor Palpatine, Death Star, General Grievous, Mono color Coach Whistles, FX Hand holding Earth, Connecticut Suns Basketball 7/30/2005 Promo, LSU Football 2004 Promo, Barky Brown Australian Animal Welfare League Fundraiser, Katrina Pez
  • 2006: Black Cat, Hot Pink with hearts on stem, Xoxo error, Disney Cars Doc Hudson, Lightning McQueen, Mater, Sally, Ice Age 2 Sid, Manny, Diego, Scrat, Open Season Boog the Bear, Mr. Weenie, McSqueezy, Eliot the Mule Deer, Over the Hedge Verne the Turtle, Stella the Skunk, RJ the Raccoon, Hammy the Squirrell, NCAA Football Pez Florida Gators, Alabama Crimson Tide, Florida State Seminoles, Georgia Bulldogs, Michigan Wolverines, Penn State Nittany Lions and Texas Longhorns, NASCAR Haulers,  Looney Tunes Soccer World Cup printed stems, FX Hand holding Earth revised printing, Disney Princess Ariel, Aurora, Orange County Choppers Mikey, Paul Sr. and Paul Jr., Hello Kitty Crystals in Lunchbox, Mrs. Clause, Walgreen Rigs, Walmart Trucks
  • 2007: Meet the Robinsons Carl the Robot, Bowler Hat Guy, Lewis, Wilbur, Best of Disney Pixar with Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story, Nemo from Finding Nemo, Mike Wazowski and Sulley from the Monsters,  Valentines in Purple, Maroon, Hot Pink heads on white stems with hearts matching head, 13 different sayings, Disney Princess Snow White, Pocahontas, Mulan, Hello Kitty Chococat, Ratatouille Emile, Remi, Linguini, Skinner, Golden Compass Mrs. Coulter's daemon the Golden Monkey, Iorek the armored Bear, Lyra's daemon Pantalaimon or Pan, and the King of the Ice Bears, Bee Movie Barry B. Benson, Vanessa, Adam and Buzz Pollen Jock, NCAA Footballs Louisville Cardinals, Notre Dame Fighting Irish, University of Ohio Buckeyes, NASCAR helmets Dale Earnhardt Jr #8 Budweiser, Jimmy Johnson #48 Lowes, Daytona 500, Sissi, Mozart, Soft body 80th Anniversary Mickey Steamboat Willie from 1928, Mickey Mouse from 1940, Mickey from 2000 on bandbox, Crystal Mickey and Minnie Japanese 80th Anniversary, Retro Black and White Mickey and Minnie Japanese 80th Anniversary, Kyoro Chan Parrots, Christmas Santa, Mrs. Clause, Polar Bear with Hat, Reindeer with printed stems, Full Body Hello Kitty including Hello Kitty with red bow, Hello Kitty with pink bow and Usahana winking and Usahana smiling, Shinkansen Train Pez
  • 2008: Pink Crystal, Red Crystal, Maroon, Neon Pink and Purple Valentine hearts with block style font instead of italic font, and different colors of print, maroon and purple hearts with various sayings on blank stems (no hearts printed on stems), Easter Lamb revised, Disney Clubhouse revised Donald, Mickey, Minnie, with Goofy and Daisy late in the year, 80th anniversary Mickey in gift tin, Major League Baseball teams - first 7 teams were Giants, Dodgers, Orioles, Yankees, Red Sox, Braves and Cubs, the next set of 4 teams included Mets, Tigers, Indians and Cardinals, Kung Fu Panda with Po, Shifu, Tigress and Master Moneky, Batman and Villains with Batman on Grey stem, Joker, Riddler, Penguin and Two Face, Batman Gift Set with Batman with logo on stem, Pirates of the Caribbean with Captain Jack Sparrow, William Turner and Davy Jones, Star Trek gift set with Captain James T. Kirk, Spock, Doctor "Bones" McCoy, Scotty, Chekov, Uhura and Sulu as well as the USS Enterprise, Madagascar Escape 2 Africa with revised Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Gloria the Hippo, and new Skipper the Penguin and Melman the Giraffe, Disney Fairies including Tinkerbelle, Silvermist, Iridessa, Fawn in US and European versions with different colored skirts, Wall-E and Eve, Gary from SpongeBob, Kyoro Chan Banana Parrot, Bruce the Shark, Tweety and Taz set of 5 with crystal Tweety and printed stems, White and Red solid and striped European Soccer Balls with 2008 on stems, Nascar All Star Sprint Cup, Dale Earnhart Jr #88, Carl Edwards #99 helmets, Lowes #48 rig, revised brunette Bride and Groom remakes, UNC Basketball, UNC Football, VT Football, Nebraska Football, Washington State University Football, Washington University Football, Brigham Young Football, Utah Football, Winnie the Pooh Blue Collar, Buster, Darby, Lightning McQueen Gift set of 4, Chick-fil-a Cow.
  • 2009: Easter Rubber Duckie Pez, Chocolate Bunny, New Cuddle Cubs with Brown Bear, cloudy medium pink crystal heart on 1996 mold tall Valentine heart in three sayings - I "Heart" U, Be Mine and Happy Valentines Day, clear red crystal and clear light crystal 2008 mold short mold Valentine hearts, cloudy medium pink crystal on 2008 mold hearts, all with three sayings, Cupid or Cherub, Disney Clubhouse Pete the Cat, Monsters vs Aliens B.O.B, The Missing Link and Insectosaurus, Disney Animal Friends with Bambi, Dalmatian, Simba, Baloo and Marie from Aristocats, January -- Pete The Cat added to the Disney Classic (Mickey and Friends) assortment
    February -- Star Wars Clone Wars Anakin Skywalker, Ahsoka Tano and Obi-Wan Kenobi, variation color for Yoda, slight variation in paint color on R2D2, whiter white color on Clone Trooper, Get-n-Go Hauler Promotional truck
    March -- MLB Philadelphia Phillies, Yankees Stadium Inaugural Commemorative Dispenser
    May -- Ice Age 3 -- the addition of Scrat w/nut and Dino Momma to the assortment, Sid on Blue with eyelids and Sid on Red with eyelids, Diego on blue
    July -- University of Missouri (Mizzou) Tigers NCAA Football, University of Arkansas Razorback NCAA Football, Louisiana State University new NCAA FootballAugust -- Marvel Heroes--All new Hulk, Iron Man, Wolverine and Spiderman, Disney's Fairies--Three new Fairies added to the mix--Fawn, Rosetta and Terence, NASCAR Talladega, Darlington and Firecracker 500 helmets
    September -- Toy Story --Woody, Buzz Lightyear and Jesse
    September -- WIZARD OF OZ GIFT SET -- 70th Anniversary Limited Edition, numbered gift set-- Dorothy, Tin Man, Cowardly Lion, Scarecrow, The Wicked Witch, Glenda the Good Witch, Toto and The Wizard
    September--Halloween Black Bat
    October -- WINNIE THE POOH 4 pack GIFT SET--Includes Winnie Sleuth and Tigger Sleuth, Darby and Buster, Christmas assortment with new Polar Bear, new polar bear with crystal head
    October and November -- promotional Rigs trucks for Wegman's, CVS, Rite Aid, Winn Dixie, Sheetz, Hollywood Video and Movie Gallery, European Sparefroh, December Santa Hauler rig
  • 2010: Thomas the Tank and Friends comes to the USA, European Click 'n Play Winnie the Pooh set of 6, European Ben 10 with Way Big and Heat Blast, Seattle Mariners MLB Baseball, Florida Marlins Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox MLB, Revised Chocolate Bunny with White whiskers and buck teeth, 2009 Easter lamb on pink stem