Anybody who grew up watching TV from the 70s right up until the early 2000s has almost definitely seen a commercial for something described as "as-seen-on-TV." These were almost always weird gadgets that were probably not available in stores for a reason, but that didn't stop the companies that made them from trying to milk our parents for all their money.
Here are some especially weird ones from the 70s that we can't really believe existed.
Bigfoot made ridiculous slip-ons that let kids put giant footprints in the snow.
I could totally see Vince the Shamwow guy advertising the Blitzhacker.
Because who wouldn't want TWO FULL RECORDS of William Shatner performances?!
You could step up your fishing game with the Fishin Magician.
There was also a Hair Magician. Do NOT get them confused, the results could be painful.
Turns out Husker Du, the iconic punk band, got their name from a Danish board game. Who knew?
Krazy Katch was using hardcore "Ks" decades before Mortal Kombat.
There was no better teacher for this than Lego, which encouraged kids to be creative and discover different fields of history, science, and relatable day-to-day culture!If you and your siblings had any Lego growing up, then you'll know how much fun it was to build these sets. Let's see if you remember some of the most popular collections from the 90s!Fort LegoredoBest ToysThis was an awesome set to start out with. You got 6 cavalry units and a small team of bandits to play fight against each other in this western world. There was even multiple buildings for
We are all products of our time, and many of us are who we are today because of the environment we grew up in. Which is interesting because we have no memory of the year we were born in. So for all those 80s kids out there, check out the biggest things that came from the decade (besides you)!1980 - Disco's PeakRolling StoneThis was the first, and only year that the award show offered a Grammy for Best Disco Recording. Might have been a good decision.1981 - A Royal WeddingDaily ExpressIt was a big year for British royalty,
The 80s were all about sweatbands, leg warmers, and spandex so tight that it was essentially a second skin. There was this intense workout craze that exploded in popularity, and all of our moms were watching videos or listening to records in the living rooms doing leg lifts and step kicks to some upbeat music. We all remember it, whether we were kids watching our moms or actually the ones doing them ourselves, those 80s workout videos and records were absolutely iconic. If you lived through it, you remember exactly what it was really like. 1. You needed the perfect
You may have a pretty decent memory, but have you forgotten that Pixar's Finding Nemo came out nearly 15 years ago in 2003? The now classic film about a father in search of his kidnapped son has become of the most popular movies of the new millennium. With its complex, emotional plot line, it captured our hearts in a net that we couldn't es-cap-ay!If you loved this movie from the deep blue sea, then check out these awesome facts - they're a real catch!Father FigureOh My DisneyThe story was originally written by Andrew Stanton, who based the plot