Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Flashback Friday: 2-XL Robot

From Toy Whimsy:

So, I know we kinda had a "flashback" blog yesterday, but I couldn't leave out another toy that I played with (and actually liked) when I was a kid: 2-XL (get it?). It was a "robot" that worked with cutting-edge 8-track tape technology. (A later version used cassettes instead.) Still, despite it's blockiness, it was kind of amusing and I did actually learn things from it. Check out this commercial from 1978 and you'll see why even Playboy Magazine loved it as much as I did. -- E. Christian Moore

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