KFC (the name was originally an initialism for Kentucky Fried Chicken) is a fast food restaurant chain that specializes in fried chicken and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, United States (US). It is the world's second largest restaurant chain (as measured by sales) after McDonald's, with over 18,000 outlets in 120 countries and territories as of December 2012. The company is a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, a restaurant company that also owns the Pizza Hut and Taco Bell restaurant chains.
- One of the KFC commercials has the 1939-40 Merrily We Roll Along rendition playing.
- Foghorn Leghorn's appearances in KFC commercials are referenced in the movie Space Jam; when Foghorn (whom after getting burnt crisp by Monstar Bang for telling him off for using physical violence in basketball) says "Did you order Original Recipe or Extra Crispy?" before crumbling into ashes.