I can’t seem to find a childhood toy - one of you will know for sure.

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  1. supervir2

    supervir2 Feels like the kid in Big everyday.

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    I’ve been googling and can’t seem to find what I’m looking for though all the mask, transformers, and crash test dummy stuff.

    what I recall: a line of cars (I remember a black one and a yellow for sure) that you rolled into something (a wall, furniture, etc) and when it crashed, it would “transform” into a robot and roll back toward you. This would have been in the 80’s most likely.

    thoughts?
     
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    Chargertron?
     
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  3. supervir2

    supervir2 Feels like the kid in Big everyday.

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    that commercial is amazing! That is way more sci fi than these were, but in the ballpark. These looked like real (but simplified) cars. I think the yellow one basically hit the wall, the front half popped upright with the hood splitting to the sides like arms (picture how you hold your arms up when going through TSA for flights) and a head popped out.
     
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    I have faint recollection of what you are talking about but can't remember any more details either.
     
  5. Capirus

    Capirus The Gray

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    Same here. It sounds like a TF and I'm looking for it now. I've seen a picture of it and now I can't find the damn thing!
     
  6. RKillian

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    Almost sounds like maybe a GoBots Boomer...
     
  7. supervir2

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    I found them!



    edit: this is actually the commercial I remember too!

     
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  8. Capirus

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    That's exactly what I thought you were talking about, haha! Didn't realize they weren't Transformers. I swear I saw them on the wiki somewhere...
    Oh well, mission accomplished!
     
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    Yep, exactly what I was thinking too. Haha, cool!
     
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    That commerical reminds me of this :lol 

     
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  11. Hicks_Royel

    Hicks_Royel Hurts feelings being honest.

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    Ah but they were licensed as transformers in Brazil:
     
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    That explains it! I knew wasn't (totally) crazy!

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