Vids I Dig 277: Toy Galaxy: The History of ‘Voltron’: Lions and Cars and Robots, Oh My!

From Toy Galaxy’s YouTube description: In this episode Dan talks about the history of Voltron Legendary Defender, how this robot made of mechanical lions was created and what lead to him being Americanized.

And, after being dormant for a long time, his revival on Netflix.

You’ll also learn about the other 2 versions of Voltron. A lot of people remember vehicle Voltron but there was a third version… sort of.

Vids I Dig 266: Toy Galaxy: The History of ‘He Man and the Masters of the Universe’

From Toy Galaxy’s YouTube description: On this episode Dan combs through the history of He Man and picks out 10 things you need to know about He Man and the Masters of the Universe.

From how the line was created to the almost licensing opportunity that then turned into a rip-off line of figures, to it’s 2 (or 3) rebirths and into the future.

He Man and the Masters of the Universe have been around a long time.

Vids I Dig 255: Toy Galaxy: The History & Legacy of the ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’

From Toy Galaxy’s YouTube description: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers exploded onto the air in 1993 and was a force unlike anything seen before.

Large parts of the episodes were borrowed from already produced series in Japan and adapted for use in the US but the road to get there was a bit rocky.

Vids I Dig 244: Toy Galaxy: The History of ‘Micro Machines’: Fast Talking, Teeny Tiny Vehicles of the ’80s & ’90s

From Toy Galaxy’s YouTube description: Galoob Toys needed a new hit and an inventor from Wisconsin had just what they were looking for.

These tiny, detailed toy vehicles were everywhere in the late 80’s and 90’s and covered almost every IP from Star Wars to Star Trek, Indiana Jones, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and a ton more.

But they we also known just as much for their fast talking commercials.

Vids I Dig 219: Toy Galaxy: The History of ‘Starriors’ and the Lost Animated Series

From Toy Galaxy’s YouTube description: Starriors was introduced in the United States as a sort of spin-off to the long running Zoids toyline and barely make a blip on the pop culture landscape before disappearing. But there is some evidence that there was an animated series in the works.

Vids I Dig 207: Toy Galaxy: Porkchop Sandwiches!: The History of the ‘G.I. Joe’ PSA Parodies

From Toy Galaxy’s YouTube description: Where were you when you first heard the term Porkchop Sandwiches?

One of the first viral video sensations on the internet holds a place close to our heart because it involves GI Joe. Back in the early 2000’s a bunch of re-edits of original GI Joe cartoon PSA’s were uploaded to the internet and they got a lot of attention.