I really don’t have a lot to say today other than the sight of Fisher Price Adventure People never fail to make me happy. This ad is from 1975 when “collect em all” meant “four sets”.
In1977, Fisher Price promoted the Little People Sesame Street Clubhouse by creating a gigantice model of it. The happy memories I had playing with this toy are only slightly shadowed by the original Sesame Street set by FP. I look at this thing and it cheers me up, always will. I need to know if this […]
If you’re a kid of the 1970s, chances are the sight of the limbless cherubic Fisher Price Little people will bring a smile to your face. These simple (and indestructable!) toys were the deserved kings of the preschool aisle during the polyester decade Here are the top ten Fisher Price Little People Sets: 10) Sesame […]
This is a double page spread of happiness.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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
The Adventure people was North America’s first fully realized 3 3/4″ action figure line and it’s influence truly changed play for us 70s kids. Their clever combination of compelling adventure and well made sets made them a hit with kids since their inception in 1975. By 1980, the line was starting to look to the […]
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