Wheeljack’s Lab – Vintage Toy Blog

Follow this blog for the new, the unusual, the rare and cool Generation 1 G1 Transformers toys. Reviews, news, toy resources, galleries, unboxing, opinions and personal reflections on vintage toys.

The Top 10 Toy Commercials from the 1970s to the 1990s

Retro flashbacks are good to tell how far along we have come. The toy commercial industry has had its fair share of change over the years. Now, looking back to the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s era, some keen memories are worth reliving. The 1970s decade saw some of the most excruciating wars against the toy […]

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The Top 10 Movies of the 1970s to the 1990s

There are very few activities capable of releasing stress more than watching movies. The tragic ones can make you appreciate your life and choices, while the comic ones enhance your mood and health. Medical research has shown that comic movies tend to lower your blood pressure, reduce your stress hormones, decrease anxiety, and strengthen your […]

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The Top 10 TV Shows from the 1970s – 1990s

The 1970s to the 1990s are very notable eras in the history of television shows. They have served as strong pillars in what ushered the amazingly potent period of fantastic television shows we have today. Now, we have multiple streaming services at our call and beckon like Amazon, Netflix, Disney+, and the rest. They constantly […]

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The 10 Most Memorable Toy Commercials from the 1970s

As far back as the ’70s, you would find leisure activities like bike riding, board games, playing twister, and so on already existent. These were the popular (though limited) fun options for an era that gave birth to modern computing. However, the ‘70s era was a good one for cable TV, pay-TV, national cable networks, […]

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The Top 10 Retro Video Games from the 1970s to the 1990s

Video games have become an integral part of our culture, regardless of if you play them or not. For many, it’s herculean to imagine a world without video games. They’ve no doubt come to stay. Here, we will look into the ‘70s down to the ‘90s, the three powerful decades that left their marks in […]

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The Top 10 Video Games that came out of the 1970s

The 1970s no doubt marked the first prominent decade of the video game industry’s history. This decade practically saw most of the earliest video games’ development, mostly in arcade versions. As far as video games were concerned in the early ‘70s, you would have to go to the arcade for the good old games. It […]

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The Top 10 Sci-Fi Movies from the 1970s to the 1990s

The ’70s down to the ’90s presented three fantastic decades of amazing sci-fi movies. These decades have now become a potent point of reference in the genesis, growth, and firm establishment of the science fiction genre that presents infinite creativity. Whether it is about aliens, time travel, astronauts, and the likes, these decades brilliantly execute […]

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The Top 10 Sci-Fi Movies of the 1970s

The ’70s was the decade that announced monumental changes in the filmmaking business. That is because this decade was popular for taking bold risks in their storytelling and their executions. At this time, Hollywood went through a transitional phase, moving from traditional movies to more innovative projects. The ’70s gave resources to imaginative, visionary, and […]

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