The Incomparable Mothership #695 December 15, 2023
Toy Draft

Uncanny Plastic Head

In the spirit of coming downstairs and finding presents waiting under the tree, we offer the Incomparable Toy Draft. It’s not just a story about our favorite childhood toys—it’s also a story about the toys we desperately wanted and never got.

Listen to this episode (1 hour, 42 minutes)

Show Notes

  • Shelly: Easy Bake Oven
  • Lisa: Playskool Bristle Blocks
  • Kelly: Speak & Spell
  • Moises: Skeletor Action Figure
  • David: MEGO 1973 Mr. Scott
  • Chip: Big Wheel
  • Monty: Waterful Ring Toss
  • Phil: Subbuteo
  • Annette: Fashion Plates
  • Jason: Micronauts

  • Shelly: Water Wiggle

  • Lisa: Barbie Styling Head
  • Kelly: Weebles Tree House, Chief Cherpa of the Ewoks
  • Moises: Boo Berry Action Figure
  • David: 1979 Eden Toys Paddington Bear
  • Chip: 1979 Kenner Star Wars Droid Factory
  • Monty: Soma Cube
  • Phil: Snoopy Snow-Cone Machine
  • Annette: Barbie Star Traveler Motorhome
  • Jason: 1977 Battlestar Galactica mail-away space station kit

  • Shelly: Barbie Dream House, GI Joe Helicopter, Creepy Crawler Workshop, Matchbox Parking Garage

  • Lisa: Crayola Caddy
  • Kelly: Crossbows and Catapults, MicroMachines, Monchichi
  • Moises: Snowth Funko Pop, Lego BD-1, Lego Super Mario Brothers Piranha Plant, Jimmy Woo action figure, Marvel Legends Classic Loki and others
  • David: Playskool Gilligan’s Island Floating Playset, Colonial Scarab, Fisher-Price Sesame Street Playset, Space: 1999 Moonbase Alpha Playset + actors
  • Chip: Soul of Chogokin Vehicle Voltron, 12” Kenner Star Wars - Specifically Darth Vader and R2-D2, Character Options Doctor Who Action Figures, Transformers Jetfire, Lite-Brite, Puzzletown, Spock Helmet
  • Monty: 2 foot high Shogun Warriors, Star Wars Action Figure Sized Millennium Falcon, Things that have strings and you push on the bottom and they collapse
  • Phil: Playskool McDonald’s playset, ABC Monday Night Football truck, Pete Rose score baseball game, Worm Wrestle
  • Annette: Etch a Sketch, Playmobil Pirate Ship, Lego Typewriter, GT Snow Racer
  • Jason: Atari 2600, Lime Limo Go Kart, hippity hop/hoppity horse, A bicycle, A basketball, A Nerf football