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Galoob Mr. T
In the early 1980s, a gentle, gold chained covered giant came into our households and told us to read the bible and drink our milk and in doing so, captured our hearts. Mr. T was exactly what Reagan era America was looking for, a straight laced tough guy whose look hinted at rebellion.
The ensuing "T Mania" storm was hard and fast with merchandise pouring out everywhere, riding the crest of this was Galoob, who made one of their smarter decisions in captilizing on America's unlikely sweetheart:
Intentional or not, Mr. T's look was unique and instantly recognizable, Dennis Rodman owes him some royalty cheques.
The big draw to the Galoob line was the Mr. T doll, a 12" figure that gave the Hulk a run for it's money. Not so sure about the fire fighting and Army outfits however...
So is this Talking Mr. T or Talking B.A. Baracus? I'm confused.
You've crossed the line Galoob.....
Another Man of Action: