80's Toy Store

Giant List of the Simpsons Characters

Homer Simpson character plastic figure

You would be hard-pressed to find any animated show more beloved than The Simpsons. First released on December 17, 1989, The Simpsons just makes the cut as a nostalgic show from the 80s. Since then, the show has gone on to release six hundred and ninety-one episodes over the course of thirty-two seasons. Many cite … Read more

The Best 1980s Matchbox Cars

Ferrari 308 red car

Leslie and Rodney Smith started Lensey Products just after World War II and the company took off quickly. They were soon joined by Jack O’Dell, an engineer and tool creator. From 1947 to 1953, the company made larger die-cast vehicles and various other toys to sell during the Christmas season. They created their first die-cast … Read more

The Absolute Best ‘80s Costumes for Halloween


Halloween is approaching and you need a costume that is easily recognizable and near and dear to your heart. The answer to this dilemma is taking a trip down memory lane. We are talking of course, about taking a trip to the greatest decade to ever exist, the ‘80s. With these ‘80s costumes for Halloween … Read more

’80s Slang and Sayings that are Totally Bitchin’

An animated hand with the pinky finger and the pointer finger extended.

The ’80s was an iconic decade known for unique fashion, big hairdos, and loud music. However, one characteristic of this decade that no one can forget about is the slang. ’80s slang and ’80s sayings put words to our most outlandish thoughts and they have influenced the language we use today. Some of these phrases … Read more

The 8 Most Valuable Swatch Watches from the 1980s

Silver swatch watch on a glass table

First founded in 1983, Swatch has revolutionized the way the world sees watches. A portmanteau of the phrase second watch, the Swatch was made to combat the quartz crisis of the 1970s and 1980s. During the quartz crisis, European watchmakers had to compete against Asian digital watches powered by quartz batteries. However, the Swatch soon … Read more

Everything You Want to Know About the History of the Cabbage Patch Dolls

Cabbage Patch Kids Babyland Hospital

Distinctively known for their bloated heads and slightly disturbing faces, yet somehow endearing with their soft appearance and huggable form, if there’s one doll that could define the ‘80s, it would hands-down be the Cabbage Patch Kids as they were the ultimate definition of a fad and its extremities in the 1980s. Created by artist … Read more

A Gigantic List of the Most Rad 80s TV Shows

The ’80s are oftentimes referred to as ‘the golden era of television.’ This decade saw a revolution in the television industry, as cable TV and home movie systems rose to prominence. Under the pressure of these new advancements in the entertainment industry, the television networks that once dominated the industry felt immensely challenged. These networks … Read more