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    19 Very Specific Things That '80s Kids Haven't Thought About In 25 Years Or Maybe Even Longer

    I am still having nightmares about Max Headroom!

    1. The live Muppet Babies stage show that would travel around the country:

    Promotional photo of performers dressed as Rowlf, Animal, Piggy, Kermit, Fozzie, and Gonzo from Muppet Babies
    Henson Associates/Courtesy Everett Collection

    2. Disney Dollars that you would never want to spend — 'cause they were too pretty — when visiting Disney World or Disneyland:

    An envelope with Disney Dollars written on it and three $1 Disney Dollars that features Mickey waving on them

    3. The Kids of the Polk Street School book series, which was pretty relatable:

    Three different The Kids of the Polk Street School book covers

    4. Max Headroom, which was a nightmare-inducing TV show:

    A promotional photo of Max Headroom wearing white Wayfarer sunglasses and a white suite with large shoulder pads
    Lorimar Film Entertainment /Courtesy Everett Collection

    5. Sandy Lion sticker books that were perfect for, well, Sandy Lion stickers:

    A Sandy Lion sticker book with a drawing of a bears sitting on balloons on it

    6. The Garfield huggers clip-on toys that were freaking useless:

    Two small Garfield hugger toys one wearing a Santa hat

    7. The Smurfs Christmas album, which was actually a really annoying album (NGL):

    The cover Merry Christmas with the Smurfs album which features Papa Smurf leading a chorus of three singing Smurfs and Smurfette looking from the window

    8. The Fisher-Price camera that actually took photos:

    A blue Fisher-Price camera with "Made by Kodak" written it

    9. Nickelodeon Kids' Court TV show, which was as good as The People's Court:

    The logo for "Nickelodeon Kids' Court" with kids sitting in the audience in the background
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    10. These pocket pianos that aside from making the most annoying beeps, also stunk like plastic:

    A blue pocket piano

    11. Cathy mugs that — if you didn't see one in your house — you would definitely see on the shelves of Hallmark:

    A mug with Cathy in a heart reaching out for a hug with "My love for you is a bottomless pit" written over her

    12. Shirt Tales stuffed animals, which you was something your grandma would get you from Hallmark:

    A stuffed animal of Pammy Panda in a pink dress and Bogey Orangutan in a green T-shirt

    13. The Fisher-Price Little People Airport...

    14. ...and Zoo play sets, which were the best play sets (aside from the Parking Garage):

    15. This exact phone that every family had:

    A beige landline phone with push-down gray buttons

    16. The Betty Crocker cookbook for kids, which had some legit recipes that were fun to make:

    The orange cover for Betty Crocker's Cookbook for Boys and Girls, which features a hand putting don a plate with for hamburger patties with smiling faces made of cheese and olives

    17. The ridiculous, but very entertaining cartoon series, Beverly Hills Teens:

    A promotional photo for Beverly Hills Teens
    Dic Enterprises / Courtesy Everett Collection

    18. The Mickey Mouse Splashdance album, which was Disney's attempt to jump on the Flashdance and new wave craze:

    The cover for Mickey Mouse Splashdance which feautres Mickey's back to us as he surfs a wave at night
    Disney

    19. And finally, Time Life's Mysteries of the Unknown books commercial, which was CREEPY AS ALL HELL:

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