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Episode 54 – Silverhawks

You asked for it. A LOT. And here it is! The guys sat down and discussed Kenner’s cult classic, SILVERHAWKS!!!! They’re shiny, they fly, and they’re colorful. Do you think the guys like them? One way to find out!

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #60 – Bespin Leia

If Taylor and Jeff are anything, they’re elegant. Ok, I couldn’t even type that with a straight face. BUT, they do KNOW elegance when they see it, and this week, they discuss the very elegant Bespin Leia! How do they … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #55 – Mantenna

When it comes to Mattel and Masters of the Universe, no pun is too bad! This time out, Taylor and Jeff discuss the living periscope, Mantenna!!! Does he rise above the fray, like his eyes, or is all-style, no substance? … Continue reading

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Talking Toys REWIND: Inhumanoids

In honor of Halloween, Taylor and Jeff wanted to take a trip in the way-back machine and go all the way back to episode 18, where Jeff got REALLY creeped out by the Inhumanoids. Taylor loved them, of course. The … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #54 – Snowtrooper

Ok, fine, technically this show is about the Imperial Stormtrooper (Hoth Battle Gear), but really, who calls it that? It’s a Snowtrooper, people! Jeff loves this guy, especially the fact that he wears a skirt. What does Taylor think? You’ll … Continue reading

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Minisode 31 – The Monster Squad

It’s time for a spoooooky edition of “You mean that show never got a toy line?” with Taylor and Jeff. This time, they daydream about a line based on Jeff’s favorite monster movie, 1987’s The Monster Squad. Basically, it’s the … Continue reading

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Episode 51 – Top 5 Spooky Toys

It’s that time, kids! Halloween is upon us, and Taylor LOVES it. Jeff loves it, too, but Taylor LOOOOOVES Halloween. So, they decided to share their top 5 spooky toys with you, dear listeners. Taylor takes a few opportunities to … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #52 – IG-88

It’s time for everyone’s favorite cappucino machine! Taylor and Jeff break down the assassin-droid-turned-bounty hunter, IG-88!!! Is this the droid to end all droids (and humans, too, for that matter), or is he just another hunk of metal? Listen and … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #50 – Hoth Han Solo

We all know that Jeff has a HUGE man-crush on Han Solo, so you can imagine how excited he is about this week’s show. He and Taylor break down the 2nd best Han Solo figure ever (in Jeff’s opinion), Hoth … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #47 – Whiplash

This latest episode has it all: Tails that whip, skin that’s green and bumpy, teeth that are scary, and Jeff screwing up the intro! After that, Taylor and Jeff spend some time exploring the world of Whiplash!!

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Episode 48 – G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero Wave 2

Yo Joe! (Again). Taylor and Jeff are back in Hasbro country again to discuss the 2nd wave of G.I. Joe toys from the 80s. Also back are Dan Zehr from Coffee With Kenobi and Ken Farley from The Nerd 411 … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #46 – Bespin Security Guard

Kenner would cash in on ANYTHING Star Wars-related. They would even make a toy of a SECURITY GUARD. Actually, they made TWO, but we’re just focusing on the first one today. Sadly, this figure did NOT come with his own … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #44 – Bossk

He is the REAL Lizard King….BOSSK!!!! Jeff’s favorite bounty hunter, and the greatest Trandoshan of them all gets his due as Taylor and Jeff break down the only man so tough he doesn’t even need shoes in space.

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #43 – Prince Adam

It’s the early 80’s, you’re a kid with a fixation on toys that echo barbarians, medieval culture, AND science fiction. So, of COURSE, what you REALLY want is a vaguely effeminate action figure with a pageboy haircut, a crushed velvet … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #42 – Boba Fett

Everyone’s favorite bounty hunter gets the Talking Toys treatment! Boba Fett gets dissected and judged by Taylor and Jeff. Is he the baddest man in the galaxy, or the baddest figure in the world?

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Episode 45 – Visionaries

Once again, it’s time for “I kinda remember those toys…oh yeah I DO remember those toys! Whatever happened to those toys?” Theatre on Talking Toys with Taylor and Jeff. The guys discuss yet another holographic wonder, Visionaries!!! Was this line … Continue reading

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Episode 44 – Dark Knight Collection

There are a LOT of Batman toy lines out there. We’ll eventually get around to discussing them all. This time, we got the most confusing one out of the way. And by “Confusing” we mean “Jeff couldn’t figure out exactly … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #38 – Luke Skywalker (X-Wing Pilot)

It’s time for another Star Wars action figure! This time it’s one of Jeff’s favorites: Luke Skywalker (X-Wing Pilot). Jeff loves the colors (that is a recurring theme, huh?). But what does Taylor think? His answer might surprise you….listen and … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #37 – Kobra Kahn

Snakes. Why did it have to be snakes? Jeff and Indiana Jones have something in common. Luckily, Taylor does not share their distaste for snakes, so he’s able to tell us all we never needed to know about Kobra Kahn … Continue reading

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Episode 43 – New Adventures of He-Man

So we’ve had Masters of the Universe, we’ve had the 200x He-Man line, and now comes the one you’ve REALLY been waiting for. Well, at least TAYLOR has. It’s He-Man, aka The New Adventures of He-Man, aka the toy line … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #36 – Death Star Droid

Taylor has his LadyBugHead Man, Jeff has his SilverInsectoidRobot Guy. This week, the guys talk about the latter. Death Star Droid is a figure that gives them fits as they discuss the relative merits of the anti-3P0. Which side do … Continue reading

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Minisode 21 – That Show Got A Toy Line?!?! – M*A*S*H

Over 3 years in, and Taylor and Jeff STILL can’t open a show properly. Luckily, the rest of the show is MUCH smoother. This time out, the guys introduce a new sub-series dedicated to toy lines from properties that didn’t … Continue reading

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Episode 42 – The Adventures of Indiana Jones (1982)

Raiders of the Lost Ark was a HUGE movie in 1981. #1 box office, Best Picture nominee at the Academy Awards, and it remains beloved to this day. Kenner was signed on to make toys. Should have been a repeat … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #32 – Walrus Man

Yes!!! Jeff is VERY excited this week, folks. He and Taylor are talking about everyone’s favorite amputee, Walrus Man! Anyone who listens to this show regularly knows the story of Jeff’s fondness for this figure, but if you don’t, fear … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #31 – Clawful

Jeff loves a good pun. Taylor loves a good pun even more than Jeff. So, as you may expect, they both had a good time this week discussing a PUNderful action figure: Clawful, from Mattel’s Masters of the Universe line. … Continue reading

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Episode 40 – Police Academy

Once again, we’re knee-deep in the 1980s. It was a time when a raunchy R-rated comedy could rebrand itself into a family-friendly film franchise, which would then spawn a cartoon, which would then, of course, spawn a toy line. 1984’s … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #30 – Snaggletooth

It’s one of the greatest “gambled and lost” stories in the history of the toy biz. Kenner make a guess about what Snaggletooth looked like below the neck, and got it wrong. But then, they got it right, and that’s … Continue reading

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Episode 39 – War Planets

So…you just came up with a toy line about a bunch of PLANETS that are at WAR with one another. What does your ultra-creative mind come up with as a name for the line? What would be not only descriptive, … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #28 – Hammerhead

Another week, another action figure in a onesie. Hammerhead was the most alien looking figure released thus far when it came out. Not JUST because he was wearing a blue onesie, but because he DID look like a Hammerhead shark! … Continue reading

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Episode 38 – Computer Warriors

Have you ever wondered “Just how nerdy can this show get?” Well, we may have reached a new level this time. Taylor and Jeff discuss a toy line about toys based on computers. Of course, it was the 80’s, so … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #26 – Greedo

Who shot first? It doesn’t matter THIS time, because Taylor and Jeff are just focusing on Greedo, the first bounty hunter introduced in both the Star Wars movies AND Kenner’s toy line. Sure, he doesn’t look EXACTLY like his movie … Continue reading

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Minisode 16 – Jumping Off The Train

There comes a time in every collector’s life when one has to look at one’s collection and decide “Do I really NEED them ALL?” That time has come for Jeff. Due to several factors, he has been forced to reassess … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #25 – Trap Jaw

He’s blue, he’s a cyborg, he’s……got a hoop on his helmet? That’s right, kids, Taylor and Jeff are talking about Trap Jaw on the latest Talking Toys! The fact that he’s named Trap Jaw and we didn’t even mention his … Continue reading

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Episode 37 – The Dukes of Hazzard

Yeeeeeeeeeehaw!!!!! Anyone who knows Jeff knows he LOVES The Dukes of Hazzard. And toys. Dukes of Hazzard toys? What do YOU think? Well, you might be slightly mistaken. This time out, Taylor and Jeff discuss Mego’s 3 3/4″ line based … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #24 – Tusken Raider (Sand People)

Has it really been a year?!??! It has! Today marks the end of the 12-back version of the Action Figure Star Wars Exclusives! Taylor and Jeff discuss the Tusken Raider/Sand People/Sandpeople figure. Kenner only ever released the one figure, they just … Continue reading

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Talking Toys Special Edition – The TIM BARON Interview

As you know, Talking Toys sometimes takes a detour into some not QUITE toy-related topics. Today is one of those times. Sort of. Tim Baron is a friend of the show, and a terrific artist, so we wanted to promote … Continue reading

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Episode 36 – Army Gear

Say hello to the coolest toys you never heard of. Taylor suggested this line, and Jeff had NO idea what he was talking about, and NOW they’re both scouring eBay for playsets! It was the 80s, so everything transformed into … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #22 – Jawa

Taylor & Jeff get small on this edition of Action Figure Exclusive as they talk about the Jawa! Vinyl cape or soft goods, which will they prefer?? And is the Jawa gun really cool, or is it a little lame … Continue reading

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Minisode 14 – Gentle Giant Jumboverload

Too much of a good thing. It happens to all of us, if we’re lucky. Jeff LOVES the Gentle Giant Jumbo Star Wars figures, as you are all WELL aware. Now, our friends at GG are releasing more jumbo figures … Continue reading

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Episode 33 – G.I Joe: A Real American Hero

It’s finally here folks, Taylor and Jeff have FINALLY started down a road that they plan to be travelling on for quite awhile. Since it’s going to be a long trip, they brought some friends along. This week, Dan Zehr … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #16 – C3PO

It’s time for everyone’s favorite fussy droid, C3PO! Taylor and Jeff discuss the first figure Jeff ever owned, so you can imagine just how nostalgic it gets. Actually, it’s not THAT bad, believe it or not. Actually, just listen, then you … Continue reading

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Episode 32 – Infaceables

In our third year of podcasting, we are STILL able to have a Talking Toys FIRST! For the first time, Taylor & Jeff discuss a toy line that NEITHER of them knew much about before they started researching. Infaceables: Mystic … Continue reading

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Minisode 11 – McDonaldland

In another Talking Toys first, the guys discuss the first toy line based on a restaurant!! That’s right, in 1976, Ronald McDonald and Friends got their own Mego-esque figures, made by Remco!  The toys WERE actually cooler than they sound, … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #13 – Stratos

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No! It’s actually a flying monkey!!! This week, Taylor and Jeff take flight and discuss Stratos from the Masters of the Universe line. Is he a good guy? Bad guy? Can both … Continue reading

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Episode 31 – Power Lords

This is the show where you find out just how strange Jeff’s mind really is. He never played with these toys, never even held one, yet he had a dream about them that he remembers TO THIS DAY! What is … Continue reading

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Episode 30 – M.A.S.K.

It’s finally here! Jeff is VERY excited this time, he gets to talk about his 2nd favorite toy line of all time: M.A.S.K.!!! The fact that the name stands for Mobile Armored Strike Kommand, which breaks one of Jeff’s cardinal … Continue reading

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Minisode 9 – The One That Got Away

The One That Got Away. It’s not JUST a segment on Talking Toys with Taylor and Jeff. This time out, the guys discuss their biggest non-purchase regrets, the times when they had something within their grasp, and passed it up, … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #9 – Man At Arms

Man At Arms: The Man, The Myth, The Legend with the salad bowl attached to his armor. Sure, it’s not ACTUALLY a salad bowl, but it’s funny to think of him taking his lunch to work in it, right? No? … Continue reading

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Episode 29 – Food Fighters

Taylor and Jeff started working on a minisode about a toy line, and fell in love with the subject so much that they decided it needed a full episode. And that’s how we came to Episode 29 – Food Fighters. … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #8 – R2D2

It’s everyone’s favorite astromech, R2D2!!! What do Taylor and Jeff think about Kenner’s first crack at the R2 unit that excels at causing trouble? I’ll give you a hint: they don’t hate it! Listen in and hear their thoughts on … Continue reading

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Minisode 8 – Toy Reboots

Are there any toys that you would just LOVE to see get a reboot? Taylor and Jeff have spent a lot of time thinking about this. Possibly TOO much time. And here, we have their opinions for you, our loyal … Continue reading

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Episode 28 – Swamp Thing

It’s a bad time in the bayou on the latest Talking Toys! Taylor and Jeff wade into the marshes to discuss Kenner’s Swamp Thing toy line. Is this toy line an evergreen, or more of a petrified stump? Listen in … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #6 – Chewbacca

Rrrraaawwwrrrrr. That’s Wookie for “On this week’s Talking Toys, the guys continue their dissection of the Kenner Star Wars line with everyone’s favorite walking carpet, CHEWBACCA!!!! Listen in and find out how the guys feel about an action figure that … Continue reading

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Minisode 7 – Bad Toys

Guilty Pleasures. We all have them: Cheesy music, awful movies, trashy novels, etc. Taylor and Jeff have some Guilty Pleasures of the plastic variety, and this week they present them to you, our dear listeners. What are their favorite bad … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #5 – Zodac (or Zodak)

It’s time for Taylor to spend even MORE time talking about Mr. LadyBugHeadMan, aka Zodac. Aka Zodak. Aka who the H&%$ knows? But seriously, Taylor and Jeff continue their dismantling of the Masters of the Universe action figures with the … Continue reading

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Episode 27 – Crystar

So, when you start listening to this show, you’ll hear Jeff spend SEVERAL minutes talking about some candy his mom made at Christmas. Just stick with it, it all comes around to toys at the end, we promise. Speaking of … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #4 – Princess Leia

This week, Taylor and Jeff continue their exploration of the vintage Kenner Star Wars line with the first Princess Leia Organa action figure! You’ve probably never heard 2 grown men discuss a female action figure in such detail without it … Continue reading

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Minisode 6 – Trimming The Fat (plus Fan Appreciate Day interviews!)

In this week’s episode, Taylor and Jeff discuss times when they’ve done a “purge” of their collections, getting rid of the things that they just aren’t that into any longer, or the items that have to go to make room … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #3 – Skeletor

It’s time for another action figure extravaganza! This time Taylor and Jeff focus on Taylor’s favorite, SKELETOR!!! In case you weren’t aware, Taylor LOVES him some Skeletor, and by the end of this show, you MIGHT understand why. Enjoy!

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Episode 26 – Robocop

Jeff REALLY misses the 80s. Big hair, shoulder pads, synthesizers, neon, and cartoons based on hyperviolent movies. And the toys that went with those cartoons. Kenner was in fine form when they gave us Robocop and the Ultra Police. Were … Continue reading

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Today’s Toy Run Episode 1 – Talking Toys with Taylor & Jeff

Eventually you guys will get tired of listening to us, but until that day, here’s more!!! Taylor and Jeff went on a vintage toy run today and felt compelled to share their haul with you, their dear listeners. Here’s one … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #2 – Luke Skywalker

It’s the next edition of our new spinoff! This time out, we start our journey through the Kenner Star Wars vintage figure line, beginning with Luke Skywalker from 1978. What do Taylor and Jeff think of this figure, which introduced … Continue reading

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Minisode 5 – Top 5 Box Art

Time for another minisode discussion! After our Blackstar ep, Taylor and Jeff were so impressed with the box art for the line that they decided to dedicate an entire minisode to their favorite box art. They’re glad you don’t think … Continue reading

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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #1 – He-Man

Despite what Jeff says in the intro, this is an Action Figure EXCLUSIVE! The first of many! This time out, Taylor and Jeff talk at-length about He-Man, the flagship character from Mattel’s Masters of the Universe line from the early … Continue reading

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Episode 25 – Blackstar

Remember Masters of the Universe? Yeah, that was awesome, right? Remember Blackstar? I didn’t think so. But you should, because without Blackstar, we have no MOTU. What is this that I speak of? You’ll have to listen to find out. … Continue reading

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Minisode 4 – Focusing Your Collection

This time around, Jeff thought it would be interesting to discuss which 2 or 3 toy lines he and Taylor would complete a set of, if money and space were no object, to try to crystallize just which toy lines … Continue reading

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Episode 24 – Return Of The Jedi (featuring Matt from Star Wars:In Character)

1983. The year we said goodbye to Star Wars movies. Until they made more. It was also the year we got some of the greatest toys ever made. With Return of the Jedi, Kenner really hit their stride and knocked … Continue reading

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Minisode 3 – ToyBiz DC Super Heroes

You know folks, Taylor and Jeff LOVE toys. Even toys that aren’t all that great. But sometimes, you just have to tell it like it is. And sometimes, that means a line that doesn’t deserve a full-fledged episode of Talking … Continue reading

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Episode 23 – Batman (ToyBiz, 1989)

Where do we get those wonderful toys? Usually from Kenner or Hasbro (or Mattel, if you’re Taylor). THIS time, however, they came from an upstart company called Toy Biz. Great name, great toys. Well, pretty good toys. Was justice served … Continue reading

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Episode 22 – MegaForce

Nope. Not THAT Megaforce. No flying motorcycles. No jeeps that change color. No Barry Bostwick in a lion’s mane haircut and luxurious beard wearing a gold jumpsuit. None of that. But what this MegaForce (notice the capital “f”) DOES offer … Continue reading

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Minisode 2 – To Open or Not To Open…

…THAT is the question that we ask today. It’s a debate that rages from the toy aisle to the convention floor. Are you an “opener” or do you keep your toys sealed in the box/on the card? You may be … Continue reading

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Episode 21 – Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Oh, Kenner, our beloved, belated Kenner toys. You were awesome. You were amazing. You…..made Alan Rickman look like a disco queen??? Once upon a time, there was a Robin Hood with an American accent. That Robin Hood’s name was Kevin … Continue reading

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Minisode 1 – Gentle Giant vs MattyCollector

In our first minisode, Taylor and Jeff discuss the relative merits of Gentle Giant’s Premier Guild Membership and MattyCollector’s subscription service. Find out which the guys prefer, and hear Taylor protest just a LITTLE too much about his disdain for … Continue reading

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Episode 20 – Thundercats

It’s the show many of you have been waiting for, it’s the THUNDERCATS, ho! That may have read differently than I planned it, but you get the idea. If it’s a human/feline hybrid, you know it HAD to be the … Continue reading

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A Talking Toys Christmas – 2013 Edition. AKA Worst. Gift. Ever.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Jeff loves the holidays, so we have to do a holiday show every year. This time out, we’re joined by Josh from The Pilot Episode! Listen in and find out just how … Continue reading

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Episode 19 – Sky Commanders

Remember that toy line that came along just a little too late for you to really go all-in with it? You were just a TINY bit too old to be bothered with it? For Jeff, that line was SKY COMMANDERS. … Continue reading

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Episode 18 – Inhumanoids

Halloween may be over, but this show is SCARY! Back in the 80’s, some toy companies seemed to think that kids got too much sleep, so they set out to remedy that by spooking the $^%& out of us! In … Continue reading

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Episode 17-B – The Empire Strikes Back Part 2 (w/Fan Days interviews!)

We promised! This week we present the thrilling conclusion of our Empire Strikes Back discussion! What will be Tim’s #1 toy? Which one will Jeff choose as The One That Got Away! Did Taylor destroy all of his Empire figures? … Continue reading

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Episode 17 – The Empire Strikes Back pt 1. (Featuring Tim from Star Wars:In Character!)

Hey all you Star Warriors! We have a couple of Talking Toys firsts this time! It’s our first-ever guest star, and our first-ever 2-part episode, because there is too much awesome for just one show!  We are joined this time … Continue reading

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Episode 16 – Super Naturals

You know folks, not EVERY toy line from our youth was as amazing as Taylor likes to pretend. This show’s topic is a line that had alot of promise, but ultimately ended up on the wrong side of “Meh”….and not … Continue reading

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Episode 15 – Masters of the Universe 2000X

This one is for Taylor. Well, it started OUT being for Taylor, and soon enough, Jeff had been converted. This Masters of the Universe line from the early 2000’s was REALLY flipping sweet, you guys! With reimagined sculpts from the … Continue reading

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Episode 14 – The Real Ghostbusters

You guys! Do you remember Ghostbusters!?!? Of course you do! Do you remember The Real Ghostbusters!!!! It doesn’t get as much love as it deserves, and we’re here to change that. This time out, Taylor and Jeff dive into the … Continue reading

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Episode 13 – RoboForce (aka Maxx Steele and RoboForce!)

Suction cups always make for great toys, don’t they? Especially when they don’t actually stick very well? If you agree, you’re going to LOVE the toy line Taylor and Jeff discuss on this edition! The guys plug in to the … Continue reading

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Talking Toys Special – Dallas Comic Con and MicroRob!

Hey kids! We FINALLY got our interviews from Dallas Comic Con together for your listening pleasure, AND we have a VERY special guest, Rob Amantea, AKA MicroRob joins us to tell us what we missed (and a few things we … Continue reading

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Episode 12 – Star Wars

It’s our first anniversary!!!!! To celebrate, Taylor and Jeff FINALLY dive into the toy line you’ve all been waiting for. This time out, they start the journey of over a hundred action figures as they discuss Kenner’s first round of … Continue reading

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Episode 11 – Secret Wars

Shhh…wanna hear a secret? Well, in the mid-80s, Mattel mishandled what could have been a wildly successful toyline. That’s not so much a secret, but what MIGHT be is that Taylor and Jeff never had many of these toys. This … Continue reading

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Episode 10 – G.I. Joe Sigma 6

This ain’t your brother’s G.I. Joe!!  This time out, Taylor schools Jeff even more than usual. G.I. Joe Sigma 6 is a line that Jeff had NO experience with prior to this show, so come along on the journey with … Continue reading

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Episode 9 – Chuck Norris Karate Kommandos

You don’t play with Chuck Norris, Chuck Norris action figures play with YOU! Which is a good thing, because not many people wanted to play with Chuck Norris action figures in the mid 80’s. But that doesn’t mean they don’t … Continue reading

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Episode 8 – Rambo and the Force of Freedom

Ah, the ’80s, when a hyperviolent, ultra gritty R-rated film could spawn a children’s cartoon and accompanying toy line. What could possibly go wrong in that translation? Well, as it turns out, not much! This time out, Taylor and Jeff … Continue reading

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A Talking Toys Christmas

So, if you couldn’t have guessed, Christmas is Jeff’s favorite time of year, so he roped Taylor into doing a special Christmas episode of your favorite podcast, Talking Toys with Taylor and Jeff. Grab some egg nog and settle in … Continue reading

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Special Edition – Greatest Action Figure EVER

Hey guys, with Thanksgiving upon us (that’s an American  holiday, for all of our international listeners), we wanted to give thanks to you, our faithful listener(s). To do that, we are giving you a very special bonus episode! This time … Continue reading

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Episode 7 – Sectaurs

First up this time, we have interviews! With fans! We spoke to some folks at the Fan Days convention in Irving last month, and those Q’s and A’s start the show! After that….. EWW!!! Do you like bugs? Because Jeff … Continue reading

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Episode 6 – Star Wars Micro Collection

Ok folks, here is where we jump to Hyperspace for the first of several Star Wars-centric shows! This time, the guys discuss the 1982 Star Wars Micro collection, which was short-lived, but remains much-loved. Listen in and find out just … Continue reading

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Episode 5 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

TURTLE POWER!!! HEROES ON THE HALF-SHELL!!! COWABUNGA!!! And all other taglines associated with this most excellent line of toys. In this edition of Talking Toys, Taylor and Jeff dive head-first into the world of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, or … Continue reading

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Episode 3: The Super Powers Collection

In this episode, Taylor and Jeff take on Super Powers!!! No, they don’t start leaping tall buildings in a single bound. Instead, they discuss the classic Kenner toy line featuring all the famous DC Comics superheroes, from Superman all the … Continue reading

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Episode 2: BraveStarr

In this edition, Taylor and Jeff discuss a somewhat obscure toy line: BraveStarr, a short-lived toy line that followed the adventures of Marshall Bravestarr, a sheriff on the planet of New Texas. It was the old west in the far-flung … Continue reading

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Episode 1: Masters of the Universe

In this episode, our heroes discuss the mother of all medieval toy lines, Mattel’s MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE!!!! Hear Taylor cement his title as The Toy Guru in this edition of Talking Toys with Taylor and Jeff

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