Do you remember the Furskin Bears?

Furskin Bears were a follow-up toy from Cabbage Patch Kids designer, Xavier Roberts. Furskins never really caught on, but it was a great toy with a lot of potential with a low bar of entry for new collectors.

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Geoffrey Holder and 7 UP

Throughout the seventies and eighties, we were driven to the lemon lime sweetness by the even sweeter voice of one person, Geoffrey Holder. Holder was not only a great soda spokesperson, but a talented actor and artist.

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Hägar The Horrible for Skol Beer

Hägar the Horrible might not be well-know as an advertising character, but in the eighties he appeared a set of popular commercials and advertisements for Skol beer. A few years later he would appear in advertising for both IBM and Mug Root Beer.

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The Batman Green Machine

In 1977 Sears released an their exclusive Bat Machine. A three-wheeled beauty that might not have been as popular as the green machine, but might have been more compelling.

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ET the Extra-Terrestrial Teaser Trailer

Before E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial became an iconic mega-hit, it was just another big summer movie. That means a trailer. While many of us remember the more famous full trailer, another teaser trailer preceded it. It is very different from the final and is a relic of a different time in trailer production.

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