A world of Fisher Price Adventure

By ’81 I had moved on from the wholesome (and awesome) Fisher Price Adventure People line but it was such a happy memory that I can honestly remember pouring over the new sets in every wish book. I especially recall being kind of miffed about the submarine complete with octopus “Oh sure, now they come […]

Pod Stallions Mini Sode 4: Top Five Christmas Presents

Ok, this isn’t much of Mini as it runs over an hour (Boy, we can talk!) but it is a fun show nonetheless. For this “Mini” Jason proposed the challenge that we talk about our “top five” Christmas presents as kids. That’s a hard thing to pick but we managed. Topics include Kenner Star Wars […]

1975 Christmas Toy Store Flyer

Newspaper circulars for toy stores are a tough thing to find, often thrown out immediately it’s a shame when you realzie what a wonderful window into our world they truly are. Take this one for a store called “Hagensick’s Playroom” (great name) in Wisconsin, which features a veritible “who’s who” of hot items for the […]

1979 Fisher Price Adventure People Catalog

It’s often forgetten that Fisher Price Adventure People lead the 3 3/4″ charge of the 1970s. Their wonderful world was free of violence but just completely captivating. This catalog shows the line still going strong after Lucas with new innovation and a little dash of science fiction thrown in for good measure.: Check out the […]

Top Ten Fisher Price Adventure People Sets

The Fisher Price Adventure people were truly the game changers when it came to action figures in the 1970s. Their infectiously fun combination of vehicle and figure were an instant hit with kids when they hit shelves in 1975. Parents liked their non violent play structure and the fact that they appeared to be indestructible. […]

Fisher Price Wild Animal Safari

I wish I could say this is mine but it belongs to a good friend of mine. This is was my first FP Adventure People set as a kid and while most my original set remains intact, I gotta think it’s been almost 40 years since I’ve really looked at the box. Looking at it […]

Christmas Adventure

Adventure People were a Christmas staple for me from ’75 to ’79, I’m not sure I ever even asked for them but they were welcome. The hours I spent playing with sets 1 through 3 probably outnumbered the amount I studied in college, so more than nine hours… Other Fisher Price Links