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Skeletor, Jem, Gumby And Other Toys Really Want You To Buy A Honda

I'm not exactly sure what Honda is thinking by creating a whole commercial series where they let classic toys like Skeletor, Strawberry Shortcake, Stretch Armstong, and the Fisher-Price Little People shill their cars. But I guess I'm at least as likely to buy a car from He-Man's nemesis as I am an regular car salesman.

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The idea is clearly that you would be just as excited to get a Honda car as you were getting certain toys for Christmas back when you were a kid. I have a few thoughts on the matter:

1) No child in the history of the world has ever been excited to receive a Gumby figure on Christmas morning.

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2) I'm glad Stretch Armstrong has made peace with the fact that his primary play feature was when kids tried to rip off his arms.

3) Man, you get a lot of Fisher-Price Little People in a swarm like that, and they're kind of terrifying, aren't they?

[Via Geeks Are Sexy]

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I didn't know Strawberry Shortcake was so passive aggressive.