back to top

If '90s Toys Were Honest

Because Polly Pockets really should have been called "vacuum fodder."

Posted on

1. Beanie Babies

Because we all have an abandoned box we thought would be worth thousands in our closet.
Charlotte Gomez for BuzzFeed / Ty Inc.

Because we all have an abandoned box we thought would be worth thousands in our closet.

2. Tamagotchi

This is why your parents wouldn't let you get a real dog.
Charlotte Gomez for BuzzFeed / Creative Commons / en.wikipedia.org

This is why your parents wouldn't let you get a real dog.

3. Furby

The hype was real until it wasn't.
Charlotte Gomez for BuzzFeed / Dan Brickley / Creative Commons / Via Flickr: danbri

The hype was real until it wasn't.

4. Polly Pocket

These little bastards were so hard to find when you actually wanted to play.
Charlotte Gomez for BuzzFeed / paige_eliz / Creative Commons / Via Flickr: paige_eliz

These little bastards were so hard to find when you actually wanted to play.

5. Moon Shoes

Hey, something had to work off all those Gushers and Dunkaroos.
Charlotte Gomez for BuzzFeed / Nickelodeon

Hey, something had to work off all those Gushers and Dunkaroos.

6. Nintendo 64

Who needs friends, especially when you can destroy them all in Mario Kart?
Charlotte Gomez for BuzzFeed / Creative Commons

Who needs friends, especially when you can destroy them all in Mario Kart?

7. Pogs

Playing with paper circles was never more entertaining.
Charlotte Gomez for BuzzFeed / Creative Commons / en.wikipedia.org

Playing with paper circles was never more entertaining.

8. Puppy Surprise

Spoiler alert: this is not what the birthing process is actually like.
Charlotte Gomez for BuzzFeed / Just Play Products / lolwot.com

Spoiler alert: this is not what the birthing process is actually like.

9. Skip-It

Tired after 10 minutes.
Charlotte Gomez for BuzzFeed / Tiger Electronics / ebay.com

Tired after 10 minutes.

10. Sky Dancers

Try not to lose an eye.
Charlotte Gomez for BuzzFeed / Play Along Toys / etsy.com

Try not to lose an eye.

11. Socker Boppers

Someone actually thought it'd be a good idea to make it easier for children to beat each other.
Charlotte Gomez for BuzzFeed / Sock'em Boppers / amazon.com

Someone actually thought it'd be a good idea to make it easier for children to beat each other.

12. Talkboy

Because we all secretly wanted to pretend we were in Home Alone.
Charlotte Gomez for BuzzFeed / Creative Commons / en.wikipedia.org

Because we all secretly wanted to pretend we were in Home Alone.

Top trending videos

Watch more BuzzFeed Video Caret right

Top trending videos

Watch more BuzzFeed Video Caret right
The best things at three price points