Figures Sold Separately: Relive Your Star Wars Toy Commercial Youth

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If you’re American and of a certain age, then your childhood was probably filled with Kenner’s Star Wars toys, and your memories filled with the commercials for them, which promised thrills, spills and lots of people to play with, even if batteries weren’t included. From the austere, uncertain beginnings of the Early Bird promotion and C3PO himself shilling the product to the ability to recreate the debauchery of Jabba’s Palace in your much-less-smelly bedroom, you may as well admit it: You kind of wish adverts were still this cool, right?

Also, that bassline from the Empire Strikes Back commercials is awesome, and must be stolen by someone immediately.

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