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 10 Most Striking Toy Commercials from the 1990s

When you are watching your favorite show, commercials cutting in after every second or third episode would seem disturbing. Now, in an era where there were mind-blowing technology advances, you would not mind the interruption. Why is that? The reason is that the commercial is a classic innovation of what you had wanted. The ’80s […]

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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 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 from the 1990s

The 1990s is the third decade that marked the video game industry’s history. The innovation that made its way into the video gaming world defined this decade. The ’90s ushered in a transition from sprite-based graphics to create 3D graphics, which spurred other video games. During this decade, handheld gaming started gaining prominence and popularity. […]

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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 from the 1990s

Science-fiction from the 1990s was quite a brilliant, eclectic mix of high-concept actions, classic horror, dystopian-made societies, self-reflexive parodies, and a couple of sequels. It was indeed an impressive decade for sci-fi movies and, of course, a worthy rival of the ’80s. In this decade, the sci-fi genre attained impressive heights. What was considered impossible […]

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The Top 10 Horror Movies from the ’70s to the ’90s

You probably already know that the three decades under consideration here were phenomenal. Let’s start with the ’70s, which bore some rarity for horror movies. The decade brought about the industry’s rebirth. It was marked with mixed creativity and emotional sensitivity. All this helped to produce vividly descriptive and excruciating horror that mirrored what the […]

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