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Mattel Tommy Burst TV commercial 1960s! (vanity, old TV ad)
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Posted on 04/15/2014 8:09:14 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement

Mattel Tommy Burst TV commercial 1960s!

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TOPICS: TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: ads; mattel
Imagine this being on TV today?
1 posted on 04/15/2014 8:09:14 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

Back in the day when boys were allowed to be boys and toys were something that got them to use their imaginations and were fun too! Now the want boys to be neutered drones that are glued to a computer screen.


2 posted on 04/15/2014 8:12:55 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

That’s Otis Campbell from Mayberry!


3 posted on 04/15/2014 8:14:24 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I had those!


4 posted on 04/15/2014 8:16:08 PM PDT by kaehurowing (FIGHT BULLYING, UNINSTALL FIREFOX)
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To: ConservativeStatement

nope but I do remember that toy....made great sounds


5 posted on 04/15/2014 8:18:55 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: ConservativeStatement
I want one!


6 posted on 04/15/2014 8:19:53 PM PDT by Delta 21 (Its my freedom. YES. I will be keeping it.)
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To: Slump Tester

Nice catch. I didn’t notice that the first time.


7 posted on 04/15/2014 8:20:19 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

I had one like this with the red muzzle tube that used to “rattle” when you pulled the trigger.

And of course all this made me a mass murderer.


8 posted on 04/15/2014 8:20:28 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I had a Johnny Seven. Great fun.


9 posted on 04/15/2014 8:20:56 PM PDT by quietly desperate
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To: headstamp 2

“And of course all this made me a mass murderer.”

I thought it was racist Sunday-School teacher that made you the mass murderer. The toy gun just help you refine the skills.

S/O


10 posted on 04/15/2014 8:23:47 PM PDT by Fai Mao (Genius at Large)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Samuel Colt
John Browning
Tommy Burst

They made America great.


11 posted on 04/15/2014 8:24:02 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: Fai Mao

I’m going to tell “Otis” on you.

(grin)


12 posted on 04/15/2014 8:27:00 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: quietly desperate

I had the James Bond 007 Attache Case. It had it’s own booby trap.

It was cool.


13 posted on 04/15/2014 8:29:43 PM PDT by henkster (I don't like bossy women telling me what words I can't use.)
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To: quietly desperate

MYRON: That kid's going to need some serious therapy.
HOWARD: Oh, don't say that.
MYRON: Mm-hmm. I know what I'm talking about. See, I never forgave my father. One Christmas, I wanted this one special toy: Johnny Seven O.M.A. Gun. You remember those?
HOWARD: No.
MYRON: I still remember the commercial. Two kids playing out in the backyard:
'Johnny to Peter. Enemy sighted.'
'Roger there! Open fire!'
Johnny would whip out his Johnny Seven O.M.A. One-Man-Army Gun. Seven guns in one!
HOWARD: Huh.
MYRON: [Chuckling] Thing looked like a blast. Of course for my old man, Christmas was just another opportunity to let me down. I never did get that Johnny Seven O.M.A.
HOWARD: Sorry to hear that.
MYRON: It don't mean nothing.
14 posted on 04/15/2014 8:35:01 PM PDT by Alex Murphy ("the defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades")
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To: ConservativeStatement

Holy God I USE TO HAVE THIS! I can’t believe it!!!! Matter of fact I was telling someone about this last year, how I use to run around Bayside Queens in the 1960s with a silver cap gun that looked as real as it gets while wearing a Batman costume and I would be “shooting” people while they laughed. The Batman “cowl” use to fall over my eyes and I couldn’t see where I was going and would run into people. I think I was like 5 years old. Oh forget it, if that happened today I would have been shot for real. It just goes to show how successful liberals have been in bringing forth a horrific image to the 2nd amendment.


15 posted on 04/15/2014 8:38:37 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Mastador1

These days boys can get automatic airsoft guns. There’s a couple of BB guns that can also shoot automatic. The difference is you won’t see them advertised on TV.


16 posted on 04/15/2014 8:44:03 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Awesome!


17 posted on 04/15/2014 8:44:16 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: ConservativeStatement
Remember the "Whee-lo" I use to be obsessed with this thing...


18 posted on 04/15/2014 8:44:43 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

I was born in 1963. Did I miss the cut?


19 posted on 04/15/2014 8:47:05 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

I fail to see how such a device could be used to fight crime or repel a communist invasion.


20 posted on 04/15/2014 8:49:41 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: ConservativeStatement
I had one of those. AWESOME!!!! That and my Atomic Cannon, I was ready for a commie invasion.
21 posted on 04/15/2014 8:55:55 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: ConservativeStatement

I desperately wanted one of these for Christmas when I was a kid, but naturally I didn’t get one. However, being a budding wood worker, I built two wooden Tommy Guns, one for myself and one for my younger brother, and we would have running Tommy Gun battles.

BTW, Kurt Russell appears in one of these ads.


22 posted on 04/15/2014 9:08:55 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

OMG! It’s an ASSAULT TOMMY! Ban it, ban it! Do it for the chillrun.


23 posted on 04/15/2014 9:12:05 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Slump Tester

That’s Otis Campbell from Mayberry!

I know he was the town drunk!!!


24 posted on 04/15/2014 9:52:42 PM PDT by tallyhoe
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To: Alex Murphy
OH YEAH!

Rockets and grenades! Can I take it to school for 'show and tell'?

25 posted on 04/15/2014 9:58:12 PM PDT by Delta 21 (Its my freedom. YES. I will be keeping it.)
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To: Mastador1
In 1960 I was about 9 years old and visiting my cousins in suburban Philadelphia for what was supposed to be a summer vacation. The cousin closest to me had a birthday shortly after I arrived so we went to the local toy store and picked out a couple of Tommy Burst machine guns - one for his birthday, one for me. We spent the next two days burning up rolls of caps and generally waging war against the neighborhood and each other. At the time I had no clue what “pacifist” or “liberal” meant so I was perplexed when I found myself on a bus three days later back to Cape Cod, my Tommy Burst tucked away in my suitcase.

Now I understand. It also explains why the Philadelphia clan sat in suspicious outrage listening to my deeply conservative father wax on about the ‘good old days’ tromping around Europe with George S. Patton and the 3rd Army.

26 posted on 04/15/2014 9:59:01 PM PDT by T. Rustin Noone (the angel wanna wear my red shoes......)
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To: ConservativeStatement

lol

I had that set...


27 posted on 04/15/2014 10:10:51 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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So I’m shopping with my friend, at walmart, she asks “Where’s the face illuminator”.

We’re in the makeup section and I’m not stoopit or anything. So I pull out my flashlight and shine it on my face asking “Will this work?”.

Non sequitor


28 posted on 04/15/2014 10:13:48 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Moonman62
These days boys can get automatic airsoft guns. There’s a couple of BB guns that can also shoot automatic. The difference is you won’t see them advertised on TV.

No, the difference is that these days instead of drawing a smile from the local cops, it'll have them drawing their guns and shooting the boys!

29 posted on 04/15/2014 10:54:16 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

It was a must have to play army with the cool kids on my block.


30 posted on 04/15/2014 11:01:58 PM PDT by moehoward
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To: ConservativeStatement

I had the burb gun! Ate a roll of caps in one windup!


31 posted on 04/16/2014 2:18:53 AM PDT by Renegade
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To: ConservativeStatement

No, that thing was sold till the 70s.


32 posted on 04/16/2014 4:59:44 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

It HYPNOTIZES the criminal or commie allowing you to take them out!


33 posted on 04/16/2014 5:00:36 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
It HYPNOTIZES the criminal or commie allowing you to take them out!

Reminds me of black & white TV days; Captain Video and his Video Rangers. You could buy the Cosmic Smoke Gun which put the alien bad guys to sleep!

34 posted on 04/16/2014 8:06:18 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Mattel Tommy Burst doesn’t stand up to Defender Dan!


35 posted on 04/16/2014 8:22:20 AM PDT by Mashood
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