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Random Toys: Dark Crystal Chamberlain Skeksis

Continuing our non-random string of Dark Crystal Reaction figures reviews, this week we're looking at one of the few villains in this line, the Chamberlain Skeksis!

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Random Toys: Dark Crystal Kira

Last week we started our look at the Dark Crystal Reaction line by Funko. Today we're continuing with the co-star of The Dark Crystal: Kira with Fizzgig!

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Random Toys – Dark Crystal Jen

Funko recently released a new property in it's Reaction toyline, the 80's muppet masterpiece, The Dark Crystal! We're looking at the first figure of the main retail line and the hero of the movie, Jen.

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Random Toys – Star Wars Slide Viewer

1998 brought us the inclusion of Freeze Frame slides packaged with the single carded Star Wars Power of the Force figures released by Hasbro. That same year there was a mail away offer for this week's Random Toy, the Star Wars Slide Viewer.

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Random Toys – POTF Imperial Speeder Bike

1995 saw the return of Star Wars figures to store retail shelves with a new Power of the Force line (the first Power of the Force line was released 10 years previous in 1985) While I and many other fans were enjoying all of the new figures and re-released vehicles, that Christmas brought one of my favorite childhood toys back to the shelves.....The Imperial Speeder Bike!

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Random Toys – R2D2 Carryall Playset

Since it's Star Wars month, I thought I'd grab a few of my favorite/most used Star Wars items out for Random Toys. This week we're looking at a unique oddity called the R2D2 Carryall Playset.

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Weebles Haunted House – Random Toys

Continuing with our look at spooky toys this week, we've got an old one for all the preschoolers out there, the Weebles Haunted House.

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Aliens Reaction 3 Pack – Random Toys

While not exactly "spooky" this week's entry is from one of the greatest action films in a Horror franchise. We're talking about the film Aliens. This week we're looking at the Reaction 3 pack that includes Ellen Ripley, A Power Loader & the Alien Queen!

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Glow Ghosts – Random Toys

Continuing with our collection of Halloween like toys, we're looking at a little known Glow in the Dark toyline called Glow Ghosts.

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Sideshow Jason Voorhees Pt6 – Random Toys

The spooky month of October is upon us so for the entire month we're going to be looking at Horror/Halloween related toys. Kicking us off is a figure of my favorite Horror icon, Jason Voorhees! The figure in question is the 12 inch Sideshow Jason Voorhees from the movie Friday the 13th Pt 6  

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Transformers G1 Bludgeon – Random Toys

1989 saw the release of a new series of Pretenders Transformers. The Pretenders were Transformers hidden inside shells disguised as humans, monsters and even vehicles. The second series featured one of my favorites, Bludgeon.

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Shogun Warriors Godzilla – Random Toys

In the late 70's Mattel released the Shogun Warriors toyline. The toyline was made from imported robots from multiple different anime and included different sized figures from 3" tall to the 24" tall "Jumbo Machinders" subset of Shogun Warriors. 1977 saw the release of the shortest Shogun Warrior in the Jumbo Machinders subset, Godzilla!  

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