Tag: She-Ra

Cross-Pollination: Top 5 Holy Grail Playset Toys of the 1980s (on Popdose)

Cross-Pollination: Top 5 Holy Grail Playset Toys of the 1980s (on Popdose)

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Surely the internet doesn't need another list of cool toys from the '80s does it? Well too bad, because you've got one now. For this post I looked at the big mamma-jamma playset toys that most of us who were kids in the 1980s could only dream of owning. Sure, I had some cool sets like the COBRA Terror Drome, but nothing like the stuff on this top 5 list. Some may take issue with my inclusion of two She-Ra sets at number five, but I simply didn't want to have blinders on and make this a list of toys for boys only. Because I'm all sensitive and progressive like that. I have to admit though, the TV ads for those She-Ra toys bear a striking resemblance to soap ads from the same period. Witness this spot for the Crystal Falls playset: Anyone who knows anything about '80s toys will...