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MarkEl wrote: Our scout troop went to the Kenner factory area as a field trip, and they gave us all a Jawa!
MarkEl wrote:I loved the series from the point of view of how business both shapes and reflects cultural trends. It’s interesting how concepts were all ripped off from other parts of the industry as well. It definitely confirmed that Barbie is the ‘1/6 Eve’ as GI Joe was created to fill a comparative niche for boys. I remembered a lot of things relating to my own life watching this such as the changes to GI Joe from more purely military to occupational as trends changed. The Star Wars episode was very nostalgic because I was 7 when the film came out and wanted all the toys. At the time, I lived in Cincinnati where Kenner was based. Our scout troop went to the Kenner factory area as a field trip, and they gave us all a Jawa!
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