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…
This week we take a quick look at some Transformers Autobot Minicars.
A little look at some little cars from the '80s and now.
A story line created by Marvel, but produced by REMCO, this small line was ahead of the comic book and never made it past 1 series. Do you remember Crystar? Without a cartoon there just wasn't much this line could do in the early 80's.
Takin' a look at what's in an old Matchbox Collectors Carry Case.
While Playmates was riding high on the TMNT line, Hasbro made a quick trip into the anthropomorphism world and brought us Bucky O'Hare. This short lived line was amazing, and the potential was high, but it never made it out of the early 90's.
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.
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…
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…
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!
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.
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.
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.
Opening a few blind bags just for fun.
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!
Busting open 2021 Release 5 cases from Auto World.