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Transformers — mid ’80s

Transformers dominated the holiday season in 1984. These “robots in disguise” gave kids hours of entertainment as the vehicles alternated between vehicles and robots defending the universe from their evil foes. Transformers remain popular almost 25 years later.

 

 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – June 6, 2015: Figure toy of Playskool Optimus Prime from the Autobots Rescue Bots cartoon. Optimus Prime is Autobots Transformers leader on Earth within Fire Station Prime

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