Tag Archives: Play Line

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The Very Velvet line marks the first appearance of Barbie with a slimmer body mold. These cute play line dolls have a torso that is unique to them, hidden under velvet catsuits that are sewn on. As far as I know, this is the only time a play line doll has been produced that can’t Read More →

12+13+14

In last year’s lineup, Mattel introduced these adorable play line dolls with one ‘permanent’ tattoo each and sheets of temporary tattoos for doll and owner to share. Many collectors missed these dolls initially due to an overwhelming number of collector dolls currently available and a general feeling of burnout on play line dolls. Recently, however, Read More →

8&9

I admit it, I’m a sucker for a good romance. Anastasia has its problems, but they never occur to me while I’m watching it. The extensive line of dolls, put out by Galoob, were impressive in both their depth and quality. Unfortunately, the line was not the huge success Galoob was hoping for, and most Read More →

7

At first glance, I was disappointed in this doll- I thought the baggy suit contained the ‘normal’ doll body. I’ve never been happier to be wrong about Mattel. This doll is 100% new molds, and while there are some resemblance to existing Mattel molds, each and every part is clearly designed to reflect a more Read More →

The Queen

Despite their fondest hopes, Moses, Prince of Egypt did not turn out to be the picture that put Dreamworks Studios on the map. Hasbro made the toys, which came and went with barely a ripple of interest. As far as I have been able to determine, these dolls were only available at Walmart, and then Read More →

Chelsie

Mattel really is paranoid about the B-girl’s image. The Generation Girl line wasn’t even available nationwide when this poor girl got ‘updated’ with Generation Girl Tori’s face mold and no nose ring. Despite having reduced the nose ring to minuscule size from the original prototype, apparently it was still too much for some people. If Read More →

Royal Elegance Queen Amidala by Hasbro

With Star Wars: The Phantom Menace opening this week, who could be more appropriate for my first liberation than Queen Amidala? This doll is currently being snatched up by hordes of eager fans who will keep her imprisoned in the hopes of selling her to finance their kid’s college education. Their loss…. The Doll Hasbro Read More →

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