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Charlie's Angels: 1977
The 1976 TV debut of Charlie's Angels was somewhat reviled by TV critics but a runaway hit with the audience which not only included men but young girls who saw the crime fighting trio as role models. This lead to merchandising and in 1977 "Angel Mania" hit toy shelves, Farrah Fawcett and Jaclyn Smith signed their likeness to Mego for celebrity fashion folls but the main event was the Hasbro line of 9" figures based on the series.
Toy fair 1977 saw the launch of the dolls and their fashions/adventure packs, the line would grow in 1978 and actually include cast member changes.
Hasbro gave the girl's jumpsuits and neckerchiefs, which is something ABC should have done.
Predictably, the concept was to sell costumes, disguises and flying skateboards?.
Some of this stuff was also sold for Superjoe the same year..
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