I remember a time when the toy commercials were as exciting to me as the TV shows I watched. They had loud music, flashing images, and the characters I loved.
Of course, the advertising agencies knew I would love these commercials too as they were targeted directly at me and the millions of other kids sitting in front of their television on a Saturday morning watching cartoons while hyped up on a bowl of sugar.
Gees, even the stations knew it as instead of just cutting to commercial they would wrap the “event” in exciting bumpers, remember this
Or how about this one
Regardless if we knew we were being marketed to or not, some of those toy commercials from the 1980s shaped our childhood just as much as the shows we watched so let’s take a trip down memory lane and revisit