Tag Archives: Mattel

Mattel’s Mickey Mouse Barbie Doll w/Accessories

I was surprised to see this Mickey Mouse Barbie doll by Mattel on a local selling site recently. The price was only $25.00 CAN so I didn’t haggle. The seller was hoping it would go to a Disney Collector so … Continue reading

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Robot Finger Fighters vs Rock’em Sock’em Robots

“Get ready to rummmmmmm-ble!” It’s the Fight of the Century as the knock-off contender Robot Finger Fighters vs (or goes up against) the Rock’em Sock’em Robots. But it may be hard to tell who is whom in this fake, copyright-infringed, … Continue reading

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Pixar’s CARS 3 Joe Don Jackson Die Cast

Joe Don Jackson appears only in the sequel Cars 3 where he is depicted as a vintage racer who competed in the Piston Cup Racing Series with the number 7, during the famous race where Doc. Hudson crashed. He was sponsored by Po’Tater’s … Continue reading

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Pixar CARS Golden Edition Lightning McQueen

Although he is the ‘Golden Boy’ of the racing circuit and a lean, mean, money-making machine for Disney/Pixar, I’m uncertain as to whether we needed an actual Golden Edition version of Lightning McQueen. Says the man who bought him anyway: … Continue reading

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Disney-themed Barbie Doll ‘Action Figures’

It was November 24h, 1999, when Barbie finally got to come out and play with Disney characters. Toy Story 2 introduced us to another of her many professions: Tour Guide. And what a tour it was! The background of the … Continue reading

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Woody’s Roundup Adult Collector Marionette

This wonderful collectible was released as an Exclusive from Mattel at the 2011 D23 Expo. It pays homage to the Toy Story 2 movie premise that Woody was actually a hero from the 1950s children’s television show called Woody’s Roundup. … Continue reading

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PRECISION SERIES Lightning McQueen & Mater

I have got to stop visiting toy stores! I already have many variations of the die-cast models from the Cars animated movies by Pixar. I don’t have many of them on display because I just don’t have the room to … Continue reading

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Pixar CARS Die-cast Character TOMBER

I’m still adding to my Cars/Cars 2 characters collection ,even though the films are quite old now. Every once in a while I’ll find a variant that interests me. The character named Tomber has a connection to my heritage, as … Continue reading

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Pixar’s Cars: Dinoco Showgirl #1

Showgirl: “A woman, typically attired in an elaborately decorated costume, who performs in a musical or theatrical production.” In the world of Disney/Pixar’s Cars there were a few showcars (who were girls) that did wear, at least, an elaborately decorated … Continue reading

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Disney’s PLANES Tractor Buck Character and Friend

The movie Planes (which was simply a redo of the script for Cars) wasn’t one of my favorites. But the sequel, Planes: Fire and Rescue, was much better, and had some very interesting characters. And interesting characters means interesting merchandise! … Continue reading

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