Mattel took us from Street Sharks to Extreme Dinosaurs, and what could be cooler than a T-Rex to play with? A metal T-Rex that can ride on a motorcycle. Weren't the 90's great! Watch as we talk all about the Extreme Dinos.
Another line from the minds of Remco, we have the Pirates of the Galaxseas. A small line that was meant for playing with the Lost World of the Warlord or Warrior Beasts lines. An interesting line that had a specific look of skeletons.
From the minds that brought us Micro Machines, we got a baby doll line in the early 90's. Influenced by Kewpies and Betty Boop, these dolls are more for adults than kids, but who knew that in the 90's?
Another Auto World unboxing. 2023 Release1 with an Ultra Red, plus a Lamley exclusive.
This week we look back at what is a beloved piece of gaming history. We talk the history of the Nintendo GameBoy released in 1989 and how is continues to be one of the most iconic and innovative video game consoles of all time.
This week we talked about another line that just happened to be one of the largest fads of the 90's, with an intersting back story coming all the way from the 1700s. Listen up as we talk about the school ban, artwork and the short life of POGS.
What happens when you mix action figures, bugs, and hand puppets? You get the mid 80's release of Sectaurs. In the short time that Coleco released toys, we got a few small lines, but Sectaurs might have been the most unique gimmick they tried.
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 the vehicles.
Auto World 2022 Release 4 unboxing with an Ultra Red pull
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.
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 sink.
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.
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 100 billion dollar industry.
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.