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The Toys That Made Us Season 2, Episode 2: LEGO!

The Toys That Made Us season 2 is now streaming on Netflix, looking at four more toy lines that touched collectors souls and have stood the test of time. In episode 1, they took a look at Star Trek toys. In episode 4, Hello Kitty. And in episode 2, we rolled out with Transformers. Episode 3 is the broadest […]

The Toys That Made Us Season 2, Episode 2: Transformers!

The Toys That Made Us season 2 is now streaming on Netflix, looking at four more toy lines that touched collectors souls and have stood the test of time. In episode 1, they took a look at Star Trek toys. In episode 4, Hello Kitty. And in episode 2, we got what is arguably the most […]

The Toys That Made Us Season 2, Episode 1 Talks Star Trek

Netflix series The Toys That Made Us is back with a second season consisting of four episodes about some of our favorite collectables and their history. Season 1 told the tale of Star Wars, He-Man, Barbie, and G.I. Joe while reminding viewers what it is about possessing these items that impacts us emotionally. Season 2 just hit the […]


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Netflix Orders More Seasons of The Toys That Made Us, Nailed It!, Queer Eye

Apparently Netflix listened when we said we wanted more Toys That Made Us, as well as Queer Eye and Nailed It! because the streaming service (and pretty bitchin’ television studios) has put in an order for a second season of each non-scripted series. Also included in the order are Dope and Drug Lords, but those aren’t my jam, so I am […]

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The Weekly Static s01e22: Sabrina, Constantine, Vampires, and More!

Give me some rope I’m coming loose, I’m hanging on you. Give me some rope I’m coming loose, I’m pulling for you now. Give me some rope, I’m…The Weekly Static!* (read in a summer movie trailer voice) In a world corrupted by darkness…one man will show them the light. Coming Summer 2018, it’s… The Weekly Static […]

The Toys That Made Us: 6 Brands That We are Going to Need Episodes on Pronto

The Toys That Made Us, an 8-part documentary series (as the theme song would tell you) now streaming on Netflix details the histories behind everyone’s favorite toy lines. The first four episodes discuss in detail and with great reverence the vintage Kenner Star Wars line, Barbie and her complicated history (featuring the creepiest…statue? Ever.), Masters […]

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Netflix Series “The Toys That Made Us” Is Pretty Freaking Great

Every so often, Netflix strikes gold with one of their docuseries, and The Toys That Made Us is one of them. Even if you know the history behind each of the first four episodes subject matter, chances are you haven’t seen it presented quite like this before. Check out the official trailer from earlier this month: […]