The Toys That Built the World on SBS Viceland – Go behind the curtain to discover the incredible stories behind toys that took the world by storm.
Episode Seven: 80’s Tech Toys
In the 1980s, ground-breaking technology didn’t just improve adult life, but redefined classic toys. For the first time, childhood staples were reimagined by innovators pushing the boundaries of entertainment technology.
A former amusement park employee combined his animatronic knowledge with the cassette tape to create the world’s first realistic talking toy, while a NASA engineer invented an entirely new toy segment stemming from the boring old squirt gun.
The Toys That Built the World on SBS Viceland and SBS on Demand – New Episode – Saturday, 27 January at 6.40pm (10 parts)
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