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Animalympics

They started showing Animalympics on HBO just in time for the 1984 Olympic Games. I enjoyed watching the athletes in the real Olympics that year, but I LOVED watching my favorite animated animals...

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Nasta Hit Stix

In 1988, Nasta released Hit Stix. They promised to bring sound to air drumming. While they did make a sound, they were not the most dependable toy and the advertising might have been their greate...

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Supermarket Sweep

Supermarket Sweep is a great gameshow that had an original run in the Sixties and an iconic run in Nineties. The show is now poised for a return, which makes it an ideal time to look back at the ...

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Hostess Leopards

At the turn of the millennium, Hostess introduced a nearly forgotten snack treat, the Leopard. A Twinkie with spots made from soft chocolate chips, the Leopard didn't last long, but it is well re...

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The Green Machine

As a kid, I wanted a Big Wheel. Then one Christmas this low to the ground wide wheeled contraption showed up under our Christmas tree. It wasn't at all what I wanted, but it would turn out to be ...

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TRON Quaker Oats

I was in the store today and spotted a new Dr. Pepper bottle. It appeared to be normal Dr. Pepper, but it had a fancy TRON-style label on it. After taking a photo and putting a bottle in my cart,...

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Five Alive

Five Alive was a juice drink I used to love. This summer I was reminded of this magical elixir while waiting for a Ferry Boat in British Columbia, Canada. They had it listed on the soda machine a...

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Ark II (1976)

Ark II is an American live-action science fiction series, aimed at children, that aired on CBS, beginning on September 11, 1976 and ending on December 18, 1976. The show’s opening monologue fol...

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Giggles Cookies

In the 1980s, they released a delicious and wonderfully goofy-looking sandwich cookie, Giggles. Like with all cream-filled cookies, I was obsessed with eating the filling, much to my mother's cha...

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