One Barbie doll plus the power of a firecracker equals this ridiculous toy. Situations occurring from this toy vary from exploding doll, to doll landing on roof, to somebody's eye being blown out from their socket. See also 90's.
Plastic batons with water and glitter inside.
Popular toy found in cereal boxes in the 1980s.
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As far as I know, Wooly Willie remains the only toy to have successfully turned metal filings into a plaything. The popularity of Wooly Willie later beget Dapper Dan the Magnetic Man, Hair-Do Harriet, and Whiskers the Cat. See also 50's.
This is Tobor. Tobor, the telesonic robot. (Batteries not included.) He's under your control. With a click from the telesonic commander, to circle, to proceed forward, to circle. Or to pick up the support module and return, all on your command. Tobor is "robot" spelled backwards. Tobor, the telesonic robot. From Sharper! See also 70's.
What my dad got for his tenth birthday in the sixties. Unsurprisingly, it's since been discontinued. See also 60's.