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Activision - Megamania - (1983) :30 (USA)

Activision - Megamania - (1983) :30 (USA)

A really retro looking 30 second advert courtesy Sean Kelly. If you ever wondered what "video killed the radio star" inspired. This is it.

 

Toys R Us - I Don't Wanna Grow Up (early 1980s classic) 0:30 (USA)

Toys R Us - I Don't Wanna Grow Up (early 1980s classic) 0:30 (USA)

"I don;t wanna grow up 'cause if I did, I wouldn't be a Toys 'R Us kid." How cute. Toys R Us enables Peter Pan syndrome among the youth of America. Also, what an awesomely simple jingle. The test fo a jingle is, can kids sing it.

 

Tonka - Super Go Bots (early 1980s classic) 0:30 (USA)

 

I'm a Toys R Us kid - (1981) :30 (USA)

I'm a Toys R Us kid - (1981) :30 (USA)

I'ma toys R Us kid! Little celebrities like Jenny Lewis, Jaleel White, and Lindsay Price all appeared in this ad, riding bikes, trains and dancing along to the stickiest jingle of the 80s.

 

Toys R Us - I Don't wanna grow up / Toys'r'us kid - (1980) :30 (USA)

Toys R Us - I Don't wanna grow up / Toys'r'us kid - (1980) :30 (USA)

See child stars Jenny Lewis, Jaleel White, and Lindsay Price sing along to the "I don't wanna grow up" jingle. Classic.

 

Remco - The Baby Laugh a Lot - (1970)

Remco - The Baby Laugh a Lot - (1970)

In 1970, Remco made the Baby Laugh a Lot, a 16" tall doll with a plastic head and soft plush body that would not stop laughing (if you pushed the button). The wide open mouth had teeth. TEETH. Very creepy.

 

Mattel - The Tommy Burst Detective set - (1960s) - (USA)

Mattel - The Tommy Burst Detective set - (1960s) - (USA)

Wanna be like a real detective?

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