Toy Ads that Time Forgot: This is a Cool Toy

Vincent   July 10, 2013   Comments Off on Toy Ads that Time Forgot: This is a Cool Toy

I’ve never had the Milton Bradley spaceship Star Bird, nor do I think I’ve ever seen on in real life. I ran across this commercial the other day that makes the Star Bird look like one of the all time greats. What I really appreciate about it is it’s so perfectly suited for Star Wars, while not being a Star Wars vehicle.

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The blog Plaid Stallions has some promo pics of the Star Bird along with some of the enemy ships. The blog Space 1970 has even more info (the above image comes from them). It’s a cool, short lived toy line that obviously drew inspiration from Star Wars, but really had a cool vibe of it’s own.

Did you own one of these bad boys? Was it as cool as it looks in the ad?