The Toys That Made Us DVD Blu-Ray Releases

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The Toys That Made Us is a Netflix original television series created by Brian Volk-Weiss. It’s dedicated to the various toys of our childhoods, interviewing all the creators, architects, marketing and sales folks from companies that created them. The first four episodes of the series began streaming on Netflix on December 22, 2017, and the next four were released on May 25, 2018. The documentary series focuses on the history of important classic toy lines.

As it was made for streaming only, Season 1 and 2 was also released on DVD and Blu-ray discs for those who don’t subscribe to Netflix. For disc releases, you also get a bonus disc with tons of extras so it’s worth the price if you’re a super toy fan.

The Toys That Made Us Episodes DVD/Blu-Ray Guide

Season 1 Disc 1
Ep 1 Star Wars
Ep 2 Barbie
Ep 3 He-Man
Ep 4 G.I. Joe

Season 2 Disc 2
Ep 1 Star Trek
Ep 2 Transformers
Ep 4 Hello Kitty

Bonus Features Disc 3
• Featurette with Show Creator Brian Volk-Weiss (8:22)
• Barbie 80s Marketing (1:42)
• More Stories That Made Us – G.I. Joe: The Story of Cobra (1:22)
• More Stories That Made Us – Selling the Show (1:11)
• Jim Swearingen Extended Interview (7:29)
• Peter Cullen Extended Interview (6:33)
• Todd McFarlane on Lego (2:54)
• Todd McFarlane on Star Trek (8:09)
• Hideki Yoke/Takara Tour (10:50)
Deleted Scenes:
• Star Wars: Inflatable Lightsaber (0:56)
• Star Wars: The Falcon Mold (1:24)
• Star Wars: Vlix (1:31)
• Star Wars: Peg Warmers (1:15)
• Star Wars: Revenge of the Jedi (1:33)
• He-Man: Wonderbread He-Man (2:09)
• Barbie: A Bad Case of Worms (1:42)
• Star Trek: Why the Latest Line Flopped (1:57)
• Transformers: G2 (0:53)

Season 3 was released on November 15, 2019, but have yet to have a physical media format release date.

The Toys That Made Us Episodes Guide

Season 1 (2017)
Episode 1 Star Wars
Episode 2 Barbie
Episode 3 He-Man
Episode 4 G.I. Joe

Season 2 (2018)
Episode 1 Star Trek
Episode 2 Transformers
Episode 3 LEGO
Episode 4 Hello Kitty

Season 3 (2019)
Episode 1 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Episode 2 Power Rangers
Episode 3 My Little Pony
Episode 4 Professional Wrestling

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