TV

15 Toy Commercials From The '90s That We Could Never Forget, Even If We Wanted To

If you wanted to own some of the weirdest and best toys imaginable, the 90s were where you needed to be. Growing up at that time meant you could buy not one, not two, but three different dolls that could pee. It meant that your board games were based around murdering people. It meant that beating up your friends was just a fun good time as long as you covered your fists in balloons. YouTubeEvery toy we had in the 90s was simultaneously the weirdest and best thing ever. I don't know why we thought a lot of these things

Retro

The Ultimate List Of McDonald's Toys That We Obsessed Over As Kids

As much as we loved milkshakes, hamburgers and crispy chicken nuggets, the best part of eating at McDonald's as a kid was the free toy in our happy meal.Over the years we collected so many of these great toys. Here are some of the best ones:Rubber Band Motor Boats (1981)ComplexPlaymobil Figures (1982)ebay.co.ukLittle Golden Books (1982)ComplexHot Wheels (1983)Foro ClubPlay-Doh (1983)The ChivePopoids (1984)Museum of PlayMemory GlandsRonald McDonald Cloth Doll (1984)EtsyA little creepy....but still fun!Astroniks (1984)22 WordsLego Super Travelers (1985)Dave Percota / Toys PeriodBrickset.comDave Percota / Toys PeriodMy Little

90s

Do You Remember Playing With These As A Kid? Because You Wouldn't Recognize Them Now

Being a kid in the 90s meant that we had a lot of awesome clothes, the best Disney movies, and the very best toys. While all the boys were playing with their Mighty Max figures, basically every girl had their own Polly Pocket. EtsyPolly Pocket was amazing. She was such a simple concept that somehow managed to make us all use our imaginations. All they were was the little figures that only moved in one way:EtsyAnd the case that was usually based around a theme: EtsyPolly wasn't a complicated or elaborate toy, but for some reason she still captivated

80s

The Cabbage Patch Kids Scandal They've Been Trying To Sweep Under The Rug

Basically everyone had a Cabbage Patch Kid growing up. They were hugely popular, so even if you didn't own one, you were at least familiar with them.Cabbage Patch KidsTheir round faces and big eyes were so distinctive from other dolls available at the time. They also had their own little certificates with their name and birthday which meant that each one was unique. However, it turns out that there was a big secret behind one of America's favorite dolls. Cabbage Patch KidsCabbage Patch Kids were created by Xavier Roberts in 1978. He was only 21 when he started developing

80s

It Was One Of The Biggest Toys, But No One Remembers The Crazy Movie That Started It All

There were a lot of toys in the 80s and 90s that spawned television shows, but one of the most popular was My Pet Monster. EbayThe blue and pink beast  came out in 1986, and by 1987 it was popular enough for a TV show to come out to flesh out the character's backstory. EbayThe story of the monster was that he had handcuffs that turn him into a stuffed animal, but as soon as they are removed he would come to life. In the cartoon series, a boy named Max keeps Monster, using his handcuffs to help hide

Toys

We're Officially Old Enough That All Our Childhood Toys Are Headed To A Museum

Have you ever looked back over your childhood toys and been completely confused why everyone keeps calling them "Vintage"? Well, I guess we all are suddenly a lot older then we thought, because all our old toys are now going into a museum. TripAdvisorThere is a museum in Rochester, New York that is called The Strong Museum. It is also known at the "National Museum of Play" and is probably every kids' dream to go there. Trip AdvisorInside this epic and sprawling museum, you can find over 10,000 board games, hundreds of arcade games, thousands of dolls and action

Fads

Can You Feel The Love For These Classic 'Lion King' Collectibles?

The Lion King was one of the biggest Disney movies ever made. The story seemed to captivate audiences both young and old, and you know what else? It made an insane amount of money. Walt Disney PicturesDisney had always done a good job of marketing their products, but it seemed that when The Lion King came out and they finally had a property that would appeal to both boys and girls they were able to go completely warthog-wild with their merchandise. How many of these things do you remember owning? There were a bunch of different options, but it seemed

Movies

11 Disney Toys That We All Begged Our Parents To Buy For Us

Disney was a huge part of our childhoods. Whether we were just enjoying the movies or if we decorated our rooms with everything and anything we could find, Disney seemed to be everywhere. MoviePilotThere are a few classic things that we all can remember owning, whether it was from 101 Dalmations, Lion King, or The Little Mermaid, some toys just really stuck with us. How many can you remember? Sort of Crosseyed Eric and very tiny Ariel EbayA classy cat to add to your collectionEbayThere were action figures for all our favorite moviesEbayThe fluffiest beast aroundEbayEveryone who watch 101 Dalmations

Toys

15 Retro Toys You Absolutely Wouldn't Want To Cuddle With

There have been so many types of toys over the years, whether they were Barbies, action figures or even toys that probably weren't appropriate for kids... The thing is, a lot of these toys were super strange looking. I don't know why, but it's just a fact. It really makes you consider how much times have changed! Seriously, take a look at these! This monkey looks like it knows all your secretsEbayThis bunny looks like it has pink eyeEbayAre those suppsed to be eyelashes, whiskers or just really weird hair? EbayNice doggy....EbayWhy do all these toys always have rubber

TV

They Couldn't Afford Real Pokemon Cards, So They Made Their Own Hilarious Versions

Pokemon cards were one of the hottest commodities when we were kids. Everyone just had to have that Charizard. The thing was, they were hard to come by and collecting them could get expensive. Of course a lot of kids managed to get a whole bunch of cards together over the years. The problem is that it's been quite some time since the Pokemon hey-day and we don't all have those old collections handy anymore. GiphyWhat happens when you get that sudden rush of nostalgia that can only be soothed by playing one of your favorite childhood games? You improvise.