Fisher Price Little People Sesame Street set with box- I can’t tell you the hours this thing entertained me for and then my kids played with it. I still have mine but I’m sorely tempted by this being so complete and in the box. Best playset ever. Our Man Flint Super 8mm film- This […]
It’s sadly looking like the end for Toys R Us in the United States, so let’s go and focus on when it was a growing company that made for an amazing experience. This Flyer from 1980 is so jam-packed with late 1970s pop culture that every page seems to have some Incredible Hulk or Wonder Woman […]
From that brief time when Mork trumped Darth Vader and Spider-Man…
Mork from Ork: An Outer Space Activity Book (1979), Grosset and Dunlop. This month I received a box of joy from Tracy, who generously donated some colouring books so that I could share them with the world. I thought I’d open with this remind of when “Mork Mania” briefly […]
Hey some girls like them funny and furry….
Love, love, love this ad from ’79, all the faves are here, Mork, Remco KISS your face, Imagineering’s “The Face” but the big standout on this piece would be the “Incredible Melting Man” makeup kit by Imagineering. Based on the movie of the same name (which is also a great episode of Mystery Science Theatre […]
I’ve uploaded a couple of commercials from volume 2 of our DVD “70s Toy Explosion“(thanks so much to everybody who ordered BTW) and thought it’d be cool to share them today. It’s fun aaaaand so much less time consuming than scanning an actual catalogue. This commercial for the Barbie Star Traveller is of interest of […]
Seriously, in 1978 JC Penney was encouraging young woman to dress like Mork, it’s right in the ad copy! Attempts to revive this concept in 1990 with the “Get all Urkeled up!” campaign failed miserably thankfully…….
Oh how I wanted this Mork from Ork Eggship when it first came out, I love how mattel cleverly reused the Battlestar Galactica body for ol’ Mork. At the same time you could buy Mork gum in a similiar eggship, it only cost $0.50 and placated me.On a side note, I’m attempting to create a […]
A two for one today, the uber cool Flash Gordon toy line based on the Filmation cartoon and the Mork and Mindy toy line which is made of 100% recycled ideas!