Based on past records, the staff of JEM Rubber Co. invented the device in the year 1930. The employees of the company conducted experiments on scrap rubber sheets in Ontario.
Afterward, the proprietor of JEM Rubber went to the practical jokes discoverer Samuel Adams and asked him regarding the invention. He owned the S. S. Adams Co., a maker of various types of novelty items like the Joy Buzzer.
The Whoopee cushion has been exhibited in different on stage plays, television and loads of publications and never fails to earn a joke when a person mistakenly seats on it.