Article Archive for January 2020

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Piston Cup Racers CARS & CARS 3 Checklist by Name
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 31 January 2020
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Starting in about 206, we started to get Piston Cup racers by name and not by their sponsor (besides the Big 3 from CARS 1). All the CARS 3 racers have been released under their names so here’s a chart by sponsor and number – all the original PC racers, mst got fired/replaced by CARS […]

The TakeFive Super Bowl Ad
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Posted in Food on 31 January 2020
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Okay, it’s really from Reese’s but when you see it Sunday, just shout A DAY everytime they say TAKE FIVE  🙂

Toy Story 3: IRL – 2 Brothers Recreate Film as Stop Motion
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Posted in Disney Pixar on 30 January 2020
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Hilario! Took them 8 YEARS! Looks amazing! Info about it here.

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Cupcake Lightning McQueen is Tasty
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 30 January 2020
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Thanks “David V.” for the heads up and pics. Out in Europe but not yet in the US, maybe one case before us? Cupcake Lightning McQueen. Sweet! Guess cupcake is nicer than confetti foam LM? Or MY EYES! MY EYES! It BURNS! Blinded by the Foam Lightning McQueen. If you decide to lick or chew […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Expanded Universe XRS Checklist
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 28 January 2020
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Here’s where we stand on the Expanded Universe XRS Mud Racing, Drag Racing and Rocket Racers. The 2 without check marks are not released yet.

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Rocket Racing XRS Blast Wall Series
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 27 January 2020
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Thanks “Michael S.” for the heads up and nice photos. These might e a WM exclusive? Cruz Ramirez with Blast Wall. I’m guessing from the drawing the “flames” move? Barry DePdeal with Blast Wall. Steve Slick LePage with Blast Wall. It looks like there 7 in wave 1? I presume if they’re picture with Lightning, […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Faregame First Look as Single
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 24 January 2020
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Thanks “Nico A” for the first look photo as a 1:55 release. I think he was shown as a 2019 release but never made it out so here is his debut!

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Otto Bonn is Knackered
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 23 January 2020
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Thanks “Carl P.” for this amusing photo … Otto Bonn is knocked for a loop and his eyes landed on his hood. Ouch. I hope this isn’t another variant series. Eye collect them all.

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Good Morning, Fan Favorites! (Now in Vietnam)
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 20 January 2020
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Thanks “Mark T,” for the photos and heads up. It looks like the Fan favorites series production has moved to Vietnam also – looks the same? You can check out the full checklist here.  

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Next Gen Easy Idle Harvey Rodcap
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 17 January 2020
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Thanks for the great pics, “Mark T.” Next Gen Easy Idle has a name – Harvey Rodcap.