Episode 044: ThunderCats

June 24, 2021

All the way from Third Earth, the Brothers Newland sit back and talk about the LJN toy line of the ThunderCats. Learn about how this toy line is unique from many of its counterparts and why we only got 3 waves of these toys.

Episode 043: Furby

June 17, 2021

Doo-oo-tye? We took some time to talk about Furbies that came directly out of the late 90's. From a weird language to being banned by the NSA, the Furbies have seen and heard a lot. They also freak a lot of people out. Kah b…

Episode 042: Inhumanoids

June 3, 2021

Another Sunbow Entertainment and Marvel tv show comes to life through a toy line released by Hasbro, seems like we have talked about this before.... We talked about the Inhumanoids from 1986 this week and discovered another …

Episode 041: Johnny Lightning

May 27, 2021

Listen and learn all about how these small die-cast started from a small run, to some crazy molds with multiple engines. Multiple toy companies keeping the Johnny Lightning line so many chances to succeed. These little die-c…

Episode 040: Chuck Norris: Karate Kommandos

May 20, 2021

Karate movies, action movies, tv shows, and even exercise equipment; the one and only Chuck Norris has done it all. He even started a cartoon that had a Kenner toy line all designed by the Karate master himself. Sit back and…

Episode 039: DC Super Powers Collection

May 13, 2021

Under the roof of The Justice League, we came together and discussed the amazing toy line released in the mid-80's by Kenner Toys. The Super Powers Collection and all its glory had a sad end, but a glorious ride while it was…

Episode 038: Ronin Warriors

May 6, 2021

We sat down with a couple of the most average guests we could find, Jorge (Toys R Us Kid) and Dave (The Dork Knight) to talk about the 1995 toy line released by Playmates. Enjoy as we learn more history than ever with the Ro…

Episode 037: Slot Cars

April 29, 2021

In 1991, we got a slot car track, and we spent a lot of time with that track. We talked about that track and the history behind slot cars from the beginning to the professional tracks that are used today.

Collector Showcase: Customs and Designer Toys

April 22, 2021

Listen as we chat with DeathlyCute Toys about collecting, customs and designer toys. This is a bonus episode of our Live Collector Showcase. Hope you enjoy and we will be back next week with our regularly scheduled toy lines!

Episode 036: Rainbow Brite

April 15, 2021

We get Brite this week as we take a trip over the rainbow and talk all about Rainbow Brite and the Sprites that live in and around Color Castle. Rainbow's history wasn't bland and we dig in deep as we get a history and how s…

Episode 035: Nintendo Entertainment System

April 8, 2021

We talked about the video game system that changed everything for so many kids. Thats right the Classic Nintendo Entertainment System and all its 8-bit glory. That tow-toned square box that sat perfectly on top of your conso…

Episode 034: 80s Knockoffs

April 1, 2021

This April Fools, we wanted to bing you a whole episode dedicated to fooling people, and no better way to do that than to talk about the toys designed and developed to fool people into thinking they are the real deal!

Episode 033: Godzilla

March 25, 2021

We look back at the the many Godzilla figures that have been on the shelves over the years and discuss the collectability of each one from his early days to more recent figures. Also be sure to listen for that roar!

Episode 032: Cabbage Patch Kids

March 18, 2021

From the gardens to your beds, the Cabbage Patch Kids have been around for almost 40 years and have changed the doll industry and the toy industry. Listen up and learn about how these dolls came to be such a outstanding line.

Episode 031: Super Naturals

March 11, 2021

The year was 1987, and holograms were everywhere; but they never seemed to work for toys. Tonka spun out the Super Naturals to compete with the Visionaries from Hasbro but they sadly saw the same fate.

Episode 030: My Little Pony

March 4, 2021

Magical Ponies with brushable hair and accessories — what more could a kid ask for? Listen up as we talk about one of the most popular non-posable figures from the 80's that graced the toy aisle. These My Little Pony figures…

Episode 029: GI Joe (12-inch)

Feb. 25, 2021

The Brothers Newland were joined this week by the STS Guys to talk about the ORIGINAL action figure, the 12-inch GI Joe line. Where action figures were born with all the articulation that a young boy could ask for. And the d…

Episode 028: BraveStarr

Feb. 11, 2021

Another toy line from Mattel and Filmation; you could assume it would be another hit like the MOTU line, but it was nothing of the sort. Travel to New Texas with the Brothers Newland and learn what went wrong with this space…

Episode 027: Bugmen of Insecta

Feb. 4, 2021

Insecta... the insect world, and the 5 nations to rule Insecta. What a back story the Bugmen of Insecta have, but they didn't land in may kids toyboxes. Listen and learn about these 4" figures that graced the toy shelves in …

Episode 026: M.U.S.C.L.E.

Jan. 28, 2021

Millions of what everywhere? Yep, we dug deep into the world of M.U.S.C.L.E. to get the background and find out where all the millions of figures came from and what kinda accessories they came with. Who wouldn't want to play…

Episode 025: Pound Puppies

Jan. 21, 2021

Remember those plush dogs and cats that everybody had in the 80's? Yeah we talked about Pound Puppies and how these love-able long eared animals made it big in Canada before even being considered in the US.

Episode 024: Visionaries

Jan. 14, 2021

Technology is no more, and these action figures must now depend on magic to save or rule the world of Prysmos. Join us as we as we talk about Visionaries, a small line of toys that depended on a holographic gimmick that just…

Episode 023: Transformers G1

Jan. 7, 2021

We rewind all the way back to 1984 and rediscover the origins of The Transformers this week. Along side our Special Guest, Sully from Nerds Unite, we go through each year of the Generation 1 Transformers line and talk about …

Episode 022: Board Games [Parker Brothers]

Dec. 31, 2020

Growing up, board games were a huge part of our lives. We talked about some of the best within the Parker Brothers realm this week. Sit back and enjoy a conversation about ours and your favorite board games.