Wheeljack’s Lab – Vintage Toy Blog

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The Top Ten Dino-Riders Toys from Tyco

Dino-Riders is an action, adventure, fantasy, science-fiction, animated television series that Ray Lee and Steven Hahn directed. The animated television series premiered in 1988 and ran for just a season, consisting of 14 episodes. The television series, Dino-Riders, was a promotional show to create a backstory for Tyco’s Toys. It also introduced the new line […]

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The Top Ten Star Wars Characters from the Movie Trilogies

The Star Wars media franchise needs no introduction. From the tremendous success it enjoyed across all multimedia platforms from the late 70s even to the 2000s, the Star Wars franchise has enjoyed unprecedented success and fantastic popularity. To be free of ambiguity, George Lucas’ Star Wars is an exceptional media franchise consisting of numerous movies […]

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The Top 10 Kenner Star Wars Toys

The Star Wars franchise is a futuristic, Sci-Fi based franchise. This franchise portrays the constant struggles between the evil Empire and a group of heroes, the Alliance. The franchise also depicts the relationship between humans, robots and droids, and other extraterrestrials. There were mentions of The Force and the war between the Jedi order (those […]

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The Top Ten Battlestar Galactica Characters

Battlestar Galactica is American science fiction, action, horror, and adventure movie. Glen Larson wrote and produced the original Battlestar Galactica series. The series originally aired between 1978-1979 and contained about 24 episodes. The original franchise of Battlestar Galactica earned many audiences, and the decision to suspend the show led to a wide range of criticisms. […]

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Top 10 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Characters from the 1987 Cartoon

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles originated from the Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird 1984 comic books. The comic, intended to be a parody, took a wild turn, and became the bedrock of what became one of the most successful multimedia franchises in the world. The franchise consists of numerous movies, four more comic books, and […]

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The Top 10 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Toys of the 1987 Cartoon

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise is famous for its wide array of multimedia content and products. The franchise also has significant success in all the media associated with it. Playmates Toys birthed the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toys. This company also produced the most Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toys to date. It all started […]

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The Top 10 Characters from the ThunderCats

The ThunderCats media franchise was one of the topmost successful media franchises from the 1970s to the 1990s era. This incredible feat could be allocated to the success of the maiden version of the animated television series ThunderCats. Tobin Wolf created the original cartoon, which ran from 1985 to 1989. The original ThunderCats television series […]

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The Top 10 ThunderCats Toys and Action Figures

The ThunderCats is an action, adventure, family, fantasy, sci-fi animation television series that Tobin Wolf created. It originally ran from 1985 to 1989. ThunderCats was a production success, so it went on to become a media success with the production of two more television series, video games, and a comic. The animated television series is […]

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The Top 10 Ghostbusters Toys Based on the 1984 Movie

The Ghostbusters is an action, comedy, fantasy, sci-fi, and supernatural movie that shook the 1980s like a storm. Ivan Reitman directed while Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis, who both also starred in the film, wrote the script. The Ghostbusters debuted on the 8th of June 1984. It centers on three very odd scientists (Peter Venkman, […]

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