Category Archives: Star Wars

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 #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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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 #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 #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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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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The Force Awakens Mini-Review

Taylor and Jeff both saw this new movie that came out last week. It’s called Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and it seems to be doing fairly well at the box office and with critics, so we thought you might … 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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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 #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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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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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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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: 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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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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Talking Toys: Action Figure Exclusive #14 – Han Solo

It’s everybody’s favorite smuggler!!!! This week, Taylor and Jeff get down with Han Solo, from the Kenner Star Wars line. Does his quick-draw right arm make up for his sieg-heil left arm? Listen and find out!

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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 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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