The earliest variation of today's Sorry! can be traced back to England, shortly before its arrival in the United States. Sorry! was adopted by Parker Brothers in 1934, and has remained in their possession since. It is an American hallmark board game, being played by generations of Americans, as well as throughout the world.
The objective is to be the first player to get all four pawns from the start square to the home square.
Here is a 1982 commercial for Parker Brothers Games, featuring Sorry!