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Remember all those Happy Meal Toys you got when you were a kid, but have no idea where they are now? Yep, we talked more about some of the best Happy Meal Toys from the golden age of Happy Meal Toys. Those 1990-94. More about Disney and other movie collections.

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June 15, 2022

Episode 89: Micronauts

In the late 70's MEGO wanted to give us something fun and innovative to play with, what we got was Micronauts. This intersting line only lasted 5 years, but the toys we got from it were ...... weird. We dive in and give you a good look at each of the series and tell you all about the origins.

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June 9, 2022

Episode 88: Willow

From the minds of Lucasfilm and Tonka, in the 80's we got a line of figures that went along with the epic adventure movie of Willow. These figures, non-posable and attached to a base, were probably the best game figures ever, but not quite what we needed from this amazing movie.

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This week we get to follow a group of mice who ride bikes and defend any planet they land on. Galoob released this line in 1993 and along with a weekly cartoon, we all enjoyed watching and playing with the Biker Mice from Mars!

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Learning history was never more fun after Pleasant Company starting releasing American Girl dolls. Each of these dolls had an American background that would allow you to learn and play at the same time.

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April 28, 2022

Just A Little Something

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When farm animals and radioactive materials combine, we get Barnyard Commandos. We are joined by one of the Dorksmen this week to dive into one crazy line from Playmates right at the turn of the decade.

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With the success of the movie and the cartoon, Kenner took the Police Academy characters and created a whole line that embraces the characteristics for each of them. Come and learn about one of the funnest lines we have talked about.

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Opening a few blind bags just for fun.

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April 8, 2022

Episode 82: Rock Lords

In 1986 who wanted a Pet Rock when you could have a Rock Lord. Tonka released transforming rocks as a spin-off from the ever popular Go-Bots toy line. Did they flop, or did they rock? Listen up as we give you a geology lesson with this toy line!

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Busting open 2021 Release 5 cases from Auto World.

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From the model boxes to action figures, Revell tried something new and we see that it might not have worked out as well as they expected. This week we looked at the Power Lords and how having 4 thumbs and 3 legs is just kinda weird.

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Disposers or Trashors, you pick the side, but either way it's about to get trashy. This week we are joined by Aaron from Front Row Negative to talk about the Trash Bag Bunch and how these gross, disgusting environmental toys were so amazing!

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March 14, 2022

Episode 79: Mighty Max

Polly Pocket made her splash with the girls, but the boys wanted a small toy that they could carry around easily also. Enter Might Max! With an adventure story to go with the toys and cartoons, Mighty Max just might steal the spotlight from Polly Pocket.

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March 14, 2022

Episode 78: Polly Pocket

When you mention Polly Pocket, we all get the same picture in our heads of a tiny doll that lives in a world that fits inside what looks like a makeup compact, but did you know the original was actually a much smaller makeup compact that you remember. Learn about that and more in this episode.

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Feb. 28, 2022

Episode 77: Weebles

We all know 'Weebles wobble, but they don't fall down' and this week we found out why and where the Weebles came from. These small egg shaped toys for toddlers have been around forever it seems, and they never seem to tear up or break!

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Feb. 23, 2022

Episode 76: Starriors

Starriors from TOMY, another robot toy line form the early 80's to compete with GoBots and the almighty Transformers, but these had a gimmick! Didn't they all? This week we learn about the gimmick behind Starriors and why their rise to fame ..... just never really happened.

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Feb. 21, 2022

E:75 Super Soakers

Remember when those annoying kids around the block would get their water guns out and chase you down the street, then one day you got a SUPER SOAKER and you started chasing them! Yeah! We talked about the Super Soakers this week and how they got started with some help from NASA!

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The year was 1993 and the world didn't have enough stuffed animals, so enter Ty Warner and Ty Inc to save the day. The world caught on to this fad and everybody you know had one, if not a whole collection of them. This is their story.

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In 1981, MEGO releases a small line of action figures based on one of the biggest shows of the past couple of years. With some plastic and orange paint, they would release what would be one of their last toy lines for The Dukes of Hazzard.

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Jan. 20, 2022

Michael's Toy Box Ep. 1

Something Santa Brought Me

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Jan. 19, 2022

Episode 72: Army Ants

The year was 1987 and General Mc-Anther's Army Ant Forces were waging war against the forces of General Patant. Who wins? Well thats your choice with this line. Hasbro developed and released this micro line much like the M.U.S.C.L.E. and Monster in My Pocket lines. Simple and small, that was the na…

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Jan. 14, 2022

Episode 71: GoBots

Released the year before Hasbro's Transformers, the GoBots were the FIRST transforming car/robots to hit the shelves. Listen as we discuss the robots that came from Japan and tried to get a leg ahead of the Transformers, but it just wouldn't work.

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