Madcap Molly, the Do It All Dolly

by Kenner

In 1971, Kenner introduced us to Madcap Molly, the Do-It-All Dolly.

Merriam Webster dictionary defines “madcap” as, marked by capriciousness, recklessness, or foolishness. The key word here is “or” because Madcap Molly is neither reckless nor foolish. She’ll graciously accept the label, “capricious”, thank you vey much. “Impulsive”, “unpredictable”, “changeable” or “volatile” – this girl knows who she is and where she’s going. Molly is a girl on a mission.

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Bonanza Action Figures

by American Character

From American Character, these action figures are based on Bonanza, an American western television series that aired on NBC from September 12, 1959 to January 16, 1973. The show ran for 14 seasons and 431 episodes. Bonanza is second only to Gunsmoke, as the longest running western television series. Still in syndication, it stars Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon and David Canary. ...

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Mr. Potato Head

by Hasbro

On April 30, 1952, Mr. Potato Head became the first toy ever advertised on television. In just the first year, over one million kits were sold. Since its invention, Mr. Potato Head has been on television, in movies, and has had his own comic strip. Mr. Potato Head has also acted as spokesperson for a number of causes.

Mr. Potato Head was originally called “Funny Face Man” by his inventor George Lerner. It was in 1949 that ...

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