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April 18, 2018

Toy Nostalgia Thread

Betsy Wetsy, 1950s.

Assorted commercials from the 60s, including Slinky, the toy you give to nephews you don't like.

Also, Mr. Machine and Mr. Potato head.

Mattel "Tommy Burst" Detective Set, a cap-and-safety-slug kind of gun, including tommy gun and snubnose revolver. Looks cool. 1960s.

Marx Sound-o-Power Military and Western Rifles, looks like 1960s. Doesn't seem to launch anything, but makes a nice racket.

Secret Sam spy kit.

Barbie's Dream House, 1960.

Malibu Barbie Camper Set, 1970s.

Rock'em Sock'em Robots, 1960s ad.

Rock'em Sock'em robots, 1975.

Action Jackson, 1972. He doesn't look like an action hero. He looks like a lounge-rat at the Regal Beagle.

Here's a 20 minute long compilation of old toy commercials, including GI Joe toys, Marvel super hero dolls, I mean action figures, and something called "Action Man" I never heard of, which is just a generic doll action figure that you can change into Batman, the Phantom, the Lone Ranger, Superman, etc.

Also: The "Big Jim" rescue rig and of course, the EVIL KNIVEL toy!

Oh man, the Six Million Dollar Man toy, too.

Here's the Six Million Dollar Man toy commercial all by itself.

Girder and Panel building set, 1957 commercial on a live tv show (it looks like).


Easy Bake Oven, 1963 ad.

Easy Bake Oven, 1972 ad.

Donald Duck Hippety-Hop, early/mid 70s. I never understood this "toy." It seems to be for slow children.

This is another toy I was pretty sure was intended for slow children: Shrinky Dinks.

Shogun Warriors vs. Godzilla toys, 1970s.

Mego Planet of the Apes dolls, I mean action figures. Several commercials, including one of Ape City and one of the Fobidden City. 1970s.

And obviously: The Mego Star Trek toys. Several commercials.

I can't find a commercial for this, but here's the "Earthquake Tower" danger playset, with real swaying action and a stupid little record with earthquake/emergency sound effects.

U-Fly-It toy plane, which I actually got to play with once. It was ass. It was just a plane on a string where you could slow the movement along the main guide-wire by tightening another string.

I've never seen this toy, but it's another toy plane -- the "Air Devils" -- and it looks kinda cool.

Flying Aces flight deck with a couple of foam "jets" that are catapult-launched from a aircraft-carrier-styled deck with a pistol-grip launch trigger.

Big Wheels from 1978.

Merlin, the amazing electronic device that let you play seven incredibly boring games with just one overpriced toy. 1980.

Colleco Football, the game that took about two hours to completely master and BTFO. Pretty soon you were scoring touchdowns just by winking at the thing.

He-Man Castle Grayskull commercial. 1980s. Here's a long compilation of a bunch of commercials. Bash-o-saurus? What?

Zany Zappers. Good Lord. It's like a Seizure in a Box.

And -- "Hey good-looking, we'll be back to pick you up later!"


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