Season 3

Episode 114: Air Raiders

March 23, 2023

This week, we gather all the strength we can muster from the powers of air and head to Airlandia as we discuss the Air Raiders. Released by Hasbro in the 1980's, this line was a classic good vs evils, but it was all about th…

Episode 113: Wheeled Warriors

March 3, 2023

In 1985, Mattel did it again with a fun toy line that involves space vehicles and generic drivers/minds. Join us as we talk about how this line went from awesome to having a very weird cartoon with tons of plot holes.

Episode 112: Street Sharks

Feb. 23, 2023

With the Playmates TMNT line going strong, Mattel needed something to take a bite out of the competition. Enter Street Sharks. This amazing line would be the closest to bringing down the TMNT juggernaut, but would eventually…

Episode 111: Food Fighters

Feb. 17, 2023

In the late 80's, toy companies really enjoyed making anything that wasn't alive come to life. Mattel was on a roll when they created the Food Fighters in 1988. Join us as we talk about the small line this week.

Episode 110: Atari 2600

Feb. 9, 2023

Back when the world was a different place and playing video games typically happened at your local arcade, Atari Inc decided to change things up. Releasing the Atari Video Computer System was only the start of what is now 10…

Episode 109: The Infacebles

Jan. 26, 2023

From the creators of the Micro-Machine, we get a taste of what some actions figures might have been, if they spent a little more time on the concept. The Infaceables, released in 1984 by Galoob just didn't make it past the f…

Episode 108: Zybots

Jan. 19, 2023

With the Transformers and GoBots dominating the robot toy market, many people forgot about Zybots. Released by Remco, the transformed from vehicles to simple robots. Join us as we dive into the many variations of this line f…

Episode 107: Monchhichi

Jan. 12, 2023

Did you say you want more stuffed monkies? Good call, this week we rewind back to 1974 to talk about Monchhichi, a line of Japanese stuffed monkey toys from the Sekiguchi Corporation and licensed by Mattel for US sales.

Episode 106: Guts!

Jan. 5, 2023

Released by Mattel in 1986, GUTS! was a series of PVC military figure line that was aimed directly at the hearts of kids! With six series of figures kids could play all day an never have the same outcome.

Episode 105: Mummies Alive!

Nov. 3, 2022

From Kenner we get Mummies Alive! A line that was accompanied with a cartoon to help with the story line, but this one would barley last 2 releases. The molds on this line would be the mummies saving grace.

Episode 104: AHI World Famous Super Monsters

Oct. 28, 2022

Spooky season and so you know we will talk all about some monsters. This year we look back at AHI's World Famous Super Monsters. This line might looks just like the REMCO and Lincoln lines, but this one is better!

Episode 103: Beetlejuice!

Oct. 25, 2022

Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! This week we look back at the toy line that was sparked by the 1988 movie of the same name released by Kenner Toys. Listen up and keep an eye out for the beloved Freelance Bio-Exorcist!

Episode 102: Manglor

Oct. 7, 2022

In 1984, the IDEAL Toy Company wanted to let the kids get new action figures and then tear them apart. The idea they would be able to put them back together was the plan, but did that work, or would it fail?

Episode 101: Action Jackson

Sept. 29, 2022

Straight from the early 70's we get MEGOs first run of action figures, Action Jackson. At 8-inches these figures were just smaller than the first GI Joes, but was never able to stand-up to them in sales or accessory count.