Article Archive for April 2018

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Warehouse Clearing Box Sets?
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 23 April 2018
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Thanks “Mark T.” for the heads up & photo. Mark T. says this has shown back up around him at Walmart. So, if you missed out on it the first go around … I also found this in Target – not sure if Target or Mattel is cleaning out the warehouse/back room. Tweet This Post

Seinfeld TV Show Set Replica – Jerry’s Living Room
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Posted in Toys, TV on 23 April 2018
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If you love the SEINFELD show, you can now get a very detailed replica of Jerry’s Living Room (set). Ordering info HERE. Sadly, no action figures to go with it. Tweet This Post

L.A. toy mogul scraps bid for Canadian Toys R Us stores, works to sweeten U.S. deal
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Posted in Toys on 23 April 2018
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Via the LA Times. Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar Cars 3: Cruz Ramirez’s Hauler Playset
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 20 April 2018
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Thanks “John H.” for the great photos. The Disney/Pixar Cars 3 Cruz Ramirez’s Hauler Playset Non canon – all plastic but fun for kids. Does NOT come with diecast Cruz – for scale – it fits though. Hooks to road sets. Comparo with regular hauler. Tiny! Interestingly, NOT a repaint of the Compared to the […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: US Unreleased Fillmore & Red Road Trip Trailers on Amazon (Sort of)
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Toons Diecast on 20 April 2018
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Thanks for the heads up, “John H.” Two of the Road Trip 2 -packs that have not been officially released are available on Amazon. (it’s unclear how many are in stock?) Red & Trailer Fillmore & Trailer Luigi & Guido with Trailer has shown up in limited qualities in Europe. I believe I’ve seen a […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Piston Cup Visual Checklist 2006-2017
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 19 April 2018
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Piston Cup Visual By Sponsor Checklist 2006-2017 Some minor variants left off for simplicity. Does not include 2018 releases. Collect ’em all! Tweet This Post

Er, Happy Easter Teddy Roosevelt
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Posted in Internet on 19 April 2018
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The President’s race at the Washington Nationals home games … They do not like Teddy. The story of Teddy at the President’s race if you do not know. Tweet This Post

Disney Pixar CARS 3: Next Gen Apple Piston Cup Racer – Disney Store (UK)
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3 on 18 April 2018
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Thanks “Tim L.” for the photos and heads up. The Next Gen Apple CAR racer is available in a 2-pack at the Disney Store UK! The Disney CARS Store CARS are NOT Mattel sized 1:55 but 1:43 in size, slightly larger. Nt available in the US “yet.” While the larger box sets are generally available […]

Star Wars – Star Tours, the Original Ride Video
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 18 April 2018
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If you feel nostalgic, you can revisit the original Star Tours ride on Youtube. You can recreate the original experience by pretending to move through lines that snakes through shrubbery, walls and doors by starting at the end of your neighborhood and walking slowly towards your house … πŸ™‚ Tweet This Post

MGA Owner Might Buy Out Toys R Us
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Posted in Mattel, Toys on 17 April 2018
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“Billionaire Isaac Larian offers $675 million to buy chain’s U.S. stores and $215 million to acquire its Canadian stores” “Isaac Larian, founder of Bratz dolls maker MGA Entertainment Inc., said he offered $675 million for the U.S. stores of Toys β€œR” Us, as well as $215 million to buy its Canadian stores. Toys β€œR” Us […]