More and more monsters. This week we rewind back to the mid-70's to look over the Lincoln International Monster line. Are these knockoffs? You tell us what you think.
The year was 1980 and REMCO releases the first line of the Universal Movie Monsters. These guys made it from the movies to the toy shelves in many different sizes including rubber masks and many more over the years. This is how it happened.
Hasbro has done it again with a toy line that would be the basis of a 2 season cartoon in the late 1980's. With the C.O.P.S. team based in 2020, its nice to see what Hasbro thought the future might look like, sadly it just would never happen.
Remember when playing Rock, Paper, Scissors was just done with your hands and didn't have a whole story line behind it? Enter Battle Beasts in 1987, when you could let the little guys decide if you were Fire, Wood or Water!
80's Pop Culture Blind Bags
When Mattel decides to import robots from Japan and put them all under one main toy line, you get Shogun Warriors. This week we learn how the Shogun Warriors line formed and evolved from die-cast to plastic and made it into the American homes.
Join us as we talk to Robby from Geek Together about his amazing collection and in the box collecting.
More MOTU companion toys, but this time from the company that brought you Micro Machines; Galoob gives us Golden Girls and the Guardians of the Gemstones. A whole action figure line that *sorta* fits with your MOTU toys, but seems to be just a bit too tall.
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 1985-89, yep we got Cosmic Changeables this time!
Another trip through the REMCO lands of knock off MOTU figures, but this time for the bad guys. The Warrior Beasts were set to the be evil side of the Warlords but sadly this line would not last longer than a year.
Join the brothers as they venture into the Lost World of the Warlord and discuss this toy line from Remco in 1982. Made to play with Masters of the Universe, we feel like we've seen these before.
Learn about how Hot Wheels got a start in 1968 and quickly became a competitor for Matchbox. You know you search through them every time you see them in the toy isle, but you truly don't know what you are looking for, just something that catches your eye! We all…
Join us for a berry sweet episode all about Strawberry Shortcake and her world of friends, Blueberry Muffin, Raspberry Torte, Plum Pudding, Orange Blossom, Lemon Meringue and so many more. These classic dolls from the 80's were everywhere!
When knowing is half the battle, we brought in one of the biggest GI Joe fans we know. Join us and Scott from The STS Guys as we chat about that 3-inch line of GI Joe released by Hasbro from 1982 till 1994.
Our continued mission: To research and bring the facts about toy lines from the past to be enjoyed during the preset, and the go boldly when so many kids have played before. Yes we talked about the Star Trek: The Motion Picture line this week. So. buckle up and enjoy…
My Buddy, Kid Sister, My Pet Monster, Glo Worm, Pillow People, and Raggedy Ann & Andy; just a small bundle of lines that fall under the umbrella of 'Buddy Dolls'. These lines have quick histories and we jammed them all into this one episode.
Looking at some of the new Transformers that Michael has picked up latley. -- Watch live at https://www.twitch.tv/toyrewindpod
We drifted right into episode 45 with this great history talk about the Original Big Wheel and the Green Machine by Marx Toys. This is where all the little ones learned to love speed and spinning those little trikes in circles.
All the way from Third Earth, the Brothers Newland sit back and talk about the LJN toy line of the ThunderCats. Learn about how this toy line is unique from many of its counterparts and why we only got 3 waves of these toys.
Doo-oo-tye? We took some time to talk about Furbies that came directly out of the late 90's. From a weird language to being banned by the NSA, the Furbies have seen and heard alot! Kah boo Koo-doh
Another Sunbow Entertainment and Marvel tv show comes to life through a toy line released by Hasbro, seems like we have talked about this before.... We talked about the Inhumanoids from 1986 this week and discovered another story line that is prime for a reboot.