80s kids rejoice: Teddy Ruxpin, the original talking teddy, is back
If you grew up in the 80s, there were certain things that always topped your Christmas list every year: A puppy (a perennial, regardless of decade), a Mr Frosty and a Teddy Ruxpin.
Teddy Ruxpin was the original talking teddy bear – a storytelling bear with an entire cassette player in his butt, who moved his lips and blinked his eyes in time to the story.
He might have been pretty basic – and, yes, in hindsight, quite sinister – but Teddy Ruxpin blew our tiny 80s minds.
Look, we didn’t have the Internet back then. We didn’t know.
Anyway, Teddy Ruxpin was first released in September 1985 and... read more
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