“Sabrina’s so pretty in her sparkling gown. She’s the coolest witch around!”
Mail-order ads for toy soldier sets were routinely found in the back pages of popular comic books throughout the 1950s – 1980s.
A vintage commercial for the Total Control Racing (TCR) system from Ideal Toy Company.
Released in 1993 from Parker Brothers, Elefun was a skill and action game for preschoolers ages 4 and up.
“…but wherever it goes, it comes back to you.”
My Mixer was a food-mixing device for children that made the preparation of a variety of food and desserts a “fun-filled adventure in homemaking.”
“Discover the secrets of karate with Karate Kid tri-action figures.”
Released in 1994 by Milton Bradley, Gator Golf was a miniature golfing game for kids that could be played indoors.
“Grandma’s poppin’, grandpa’s poppin’, poppin’ over you!”
Released in 1994 by Milton Bradley, FraidyCats was billed as “the purrfect race game of fur flyin’ fun!”
Enjoy this vintage commercial celebrating the 50th anniversary of Slinky in 1995.
Long before whipping up a batch of kale smoothies became all the rage, Kenner released the Betty Crocker Juicer/Blender.
“With real two-player action!”
Released in 1962 by Hubley, Golferino was a 9-hole tabletop miniature golf course molded in high-impact plastic.
“You can pose her and pretend she’s a teenage star.”
Released in 1979 from Kenner, the Darth Vader TIE Fighter was a modified version of the company’s original TIE Fighter vehicle replica from the movie Star Wars.
“This furniture has a secret!”
What would you get if you combined bingo with music? Musingo, the “surprise musical” game from Mattel!