Ernie the Klepto steals the show for Starburst

Starburst were introduced by Mars in 1960 as Opal Fruits. The four original flavors were strawberry, lemon, orange, and lime. Opal Fruits were introduced in the United States in 1976 as Starburst. Though Starburst originally came in the same flavors as Opal Fruits, Cherry replaced Lime in the early 1980s; and the first variant, “Sunshine Flavours” Later renamed “Tropical Opal Fruits”, was released.

Kleptomania (Greek: κλέπτειν, kleptein, “to steal”, μανία, “mania”) is an inability or great difficulty in resisting impulses of stealing. A person with this disorder is compelled to steal things, generally things of little or no value, such as pens, paper clips, small toys, or packets of sugar. Some may not be aware that they have committed the theft until later. The majority of kleptomaniacs sometimes have preferences to certain items (again, usually subconsciously); for example, batteries or television remote controls.