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 first year.
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 from just a couple of years.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
This episode we take a look at a couple of Junkions from the Transformers Studio Series. We check out some of the differences and similarities between Wrek-Gar and Junkheap.
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?
Taking a look at the Shadow Invader from Coleco's StarCom toy line from 1987. We check out the Magna Lock and Power Deploy gimmicks and find that there's an extra figure stuffed in the box.
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.
Checking out a mail call with some random cars. Hot Wheels - Maisto - McDonald's Happy Meal cars
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This episode we get an unboxing of the new 2022 Auto World Release 2.
The brothers go over the last 100 years of toys and talk about how we have come from just wooden blocks to some amazing toys including dolls, action figure, video games and building blocks that snap together.
In 1986 when Coleco wanted to take kids imaginations to space, they did just that with the StarCom: The U.S. Space Force. These smaller figures were over-shadowed by the amazing vehicles and playsets.
This week we take a look at Hot Wheels The Heroes line from '79 - '84 and a few newer Marvel Hot Wheels crossovers.
More digital pets, but this time from Tiger Electronics. We talk about how Tiger Electronics not only challenged Tamagotchi, but also expanded the digital pet to many other brands like Jurassic Park and Mortal Kombat. Was Giga Pet better than Tomagotchi?
This week I'm adding some new trucks to my Auto World jammer so we take a look at all the regular releases that have come out up till now. Although these are not classic or vintage, it is the 1973-1987 Chevy truck casting and one of the most popular from…
The digital era was upon us, and Bandai wanted to be apart of that. Enter the 90's version of the Pet Rock, but this time you could actually make it do things. Tamagotchi was the start, but not the end of the digital pets.
Taking a look at some original Hot Wheels Redlines from 1968-1972. Some "Pretty Cool Cars" as I call them.
Structural Steel building sets from the early 20th century were an amazing toy set for kids to play with and to grow their imaginations. With one Erector set you could build anything your mind could think ok. What would you build?
It was 1970, and Barbie has been dominating the markets, but she was going through a mid-life crisis. Enter the Dawn doll line by Deluxe Reading. These 6-inch figures would only last 3 years, but gave Barbie a run for her Dream Home.
This week we talk about the 90s phenomena Mighty Morphin Power Rangers! A quick history of the toys and the show that inspired the figures. And what is with the weird shaped boxes of these figures. We take a look at them all, even if Michael and John were bored…