Get Ready For Parents To Fight Over Pink Plastic Pregnant Puppies

Get Ready For Parents To Fight Over Pink Plastic Pregnant Puppies

Many readers will recognize the product at the top of this page: It’s Puppy Surprise, a toy originally introduced in 1991. The gimmick: inside you will find three, four, or five puppies with different markings and personalities. Puppy Surprise came back on the market this fall, and has been so popular that the company had to pull its ads off TV. [More]

Look Out For Counterfeit Rainbow Looms, Which Are A Thing

Look Out For Counterfeit Rainbow Looms, Which Are A Thing

Rainbow Loom has reportedly sold 3.5 million rubber band weaving kits, but it’s not enough. There’s never enough of the hot toy of the year. That’s why we were surprised–but not all that surprised–to learn that there’s a brisk trade in counterfeit Rainbow Looms out there. [More]

If You Want A Zhu Zhu Pet, Now's The Time

If You Want A Zhu Zhu Pet, Now's The Time

It seems like only a few weeks ago that fist fights were breaking out in stores over Zhu Zhu Pets. Because it was. Now that Christmas has passed, the cycle is complete, and retailers are up to their whiskers in robot rodents. [More]