Talkboy Tape Recorder (1990)

Toys Commercial

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    kiapolo2002 Posted 4 years 2 months ago
    I loved this thing. I wish I still had it too. Got it the Christmas after the movie came out. I played with it so much that I actually wore out the speed control but it still worked though lol.
    retrotyrone1989 Posted 4 years 6 months ago
    d'oh! my talkboy tape recorder broke sometime in 1997! i miss it!
    chuchunezbie Posted 4 years 7 months ago
    I seriously created radio shows with this thing. I listened to them for my own entertainment. I think this is why I'm a filmmaker now :)
    mysticwryter Posted 4 years 8 months ago
    I had this before they thought of TalkGirl
    Jt62786 Posted 4 years 10 months ago
    I wish they still make talkboys
    knowwhatimean84 Posted 4 years 11 months ago
    I used to have one those used record tv with it
    i also have the pen verison
    Retroking90 Posted 4 years 11 months ago
    i had one i would tape parts from movies
    stone816 Posted 5 years 3 months ago
    i had one. i was always taping things. then in broke. :(
    bringback90s Posted 5 years 4 months ago
    I had the girl version of that I loved it
    TheFoxPrince Posted 5 years 6 months ago
    I remember this so well I'm just sad that I didn't get it T^T
    Cloud_Leonheart Posted 5 years 9 months ago
    still have a working one. always repeated lines from HA2.
    Jt62786 Posted 5 years 10 months ago
    Kevin from Home Alone had one./
    wernotnksnemore Posted 5 years 11 months ago
    Oh my goodness! I forgot all about this commercial! Wanted one of these too!
    alubadubdub Posted 6 years 1 month ago
    lol their dad had issues if he really sounded like that

    "hhhhhhhhhhhiiiiii kiiiidddds weeerrree hoommme eearllyy"
    Calactus Posted 6 years 3 months ago
    Looking back, I thank the Lord that my parents don't sound like that.
    The Midnight Rider Posted 6 years 4 months ago
    This was all the rage thanks to Home Alone 2. I wanted it, but never got one sadly.
    paperorplastic Posted 6 years 6 months ago
    I got this for Christmas (I didn't want the Talk Girl because it was pink -- eww!) right after it came out. I seriously counted down the days until Christmas morning, I was that excited...

    After about five minutes with this thing, I realized that the commercial made it look a hell lot cooler than it actually was. But it wasn't a total loss since it made a pretty decent walkman.
    anarchist316 Posted 6 years 6 months ago
    "hi kids we're home early" man thats stayed wth me for 18 years... lol
    onemanfreakshow Posted 6 years 10 months ago
    Their dad apparently has a terrible breathing problem if he actually sounds like that.
    The Walkin Memorial Posted 7 years 3 months ago
    i wnated one of these
    Jaymoon Posted 7 years 3 months ago
    I remember we had this, and also the pen version. It recorded like 10 seconds max, and you couldn't even understand simple speech that was recorded on it.
    marcometer Posted 7 years 4 months ago
    After seeing Home Alone 2, I didn't think the existed. But when viewing the Toys R' Us catalog and saw it. I got it for Christmas, that was the year I got everything I wanted (from my Dad's side of the family). Never happend again, the next year my half brother was born :(
    cweezy619wes Posted 7 years 4 months ago
    I remember my older brother owned one of these
    flatrascal107 Posted 7 years 5 months ago
    I had one and it was awesome!!!! But I couldnt get no one to fall for the pranks like in the commercial
    gothgrl20 Posted 7 years 8 months ago
    oh god i remember if u had this u were the coolest kid ever T.T
    Crazy4Nostalgia Posted 7 years 9 months ago
    Terminal Posted 7 years 10 months ago
    MAN did I want this toy when I was a kid. Looked like fun even if the gags in the ad were impossible.
    lilfitzi10 Posted 7 years 11 months ago
    i never had that but i had yak bak
    BayouKat Posted 7 years 11 months ago
    My brother had this. It's still in his closet actually.
    mandy003 Posted 8 years 29 days ago
    I never had a talk boy But I had a huge tape recorder that I would cary around with me always!!!
    theycallmemuffin Posted 8 years 1 month ago
    I asked for this and all i got was a notebook. haha
    i was kinda poor rof.
    jeffjeffington Posted 8 years 1 month ago
    credit card, you got it. haha i remember i always wanted one of these, i think one of my friends had one, that!
    Skeletor Posted 8 years 1 month ago
    One of the best toys I ever had, couldn't put it down!
    RockoJulian Posted 8 years 2 months ago
    I had a talkboy watch. It was way cooler. I recorded a lady in church on christmas singing and I played it for my sister after church and she cracked up. You could even make it go fast or slow. I miss it very much.
    SuperSpaceGirl Posted 8 years 2 months ago
    i use to have a talkboy, but it got broke. last year i got a talkgirl and she work great.
    redredrobin11 Posted 8 years 2 months ago
    I remember thinking this was so cool when I saw the second Home Alone movie. And my mom got me a Talkgirl for Christmas!
    rnorred06 Posted 8 years 2 months ago
    OMG! I have one of these! This was possibly my favorite toy ever & still is! I would constantly play with it every day with my friends at my old neighborhood! I am 21 years old now & I still use it a lot! This is one of the coolest toys ever made PERIOD!
    rosesandrazors Posted 8 years 3 months ago
    Yeah home alone made this thing famous. I always wanted one but my friend had it so i just played with it there.
    musicchic Posted 8 years 3 months ago
    I remember that toy! I wanted on really bad but never got one ): I thought that it was brilliantly used in Home Alone.
    atomicbread Posted 8 years 3 months ago
    AW MAN I HAD THIS SO GREAT i laughed like crap when i sped it up. sounded like chimunks
    atl4thward2k6 Posted 8 years 4 months ago
    ilpalazzo Posted 8 years 4 months ago
    I always wanted one, then I found the joys of playing video games outweighted the want of this toy.
    fadedyouth Posted 8 years 4 months ago
    Someone I knew had one of these and I loved it. *Damn you subliminal messages in Home Alone.*
    80s90sboy87 Posted 8 years 5 months ago
    LOL gosh this commercial looks so old now, I always wanted one of those.
    9sam1 Posted 8 years 5 months ago
    lol this never worked right but it still rocked :)
    retrocop Posted 8 years 9 months ago
    My cousin had one of these, he drove me crazy.
    Grundian Posted 8 years 10 months ago
    I remember this commercial, I always wanted these really bad, ever since Home Alone 2.

    Never got one though, though if I see one now somewhere I'll buy it and use it to record my lectures in college :p
    90schild87 Posted 8 years 10 months ago
    my mate had had one.
    he lent it to me one day at school, i got a kid called matowish who no one liked to say fuck on it then played it in class.
    the teacher didnt buy it and i got in shit.
    had heaps of fun with it though.
    BluePhoenix Posted 9 years 3 days ago
    I remember this. I never saw the point of it. =P
    ChowTimer Posted 9 years 6 days ago
    I remember this commercial. I used to want one of those Talkboys.
    daminmancejin Posted 9 years 16 days ago
    i always wanted one of them and never got one but that thing was cool
    kimsy520 Posted 9 years 27 days ago
    Typical stereotypical little

    I wanted the talkgirl recorder, too
    dalmatianlover Posted 9 years 1 month ago
    I had a ton of fun with this toy! It broke a couple of times. There were also some times when we had a couple friends over, and they messed around with it a lot. For some reason, my brother never liked the speed control. Ahh, memories.
    sizz_leteen Posted 9 years 1 month ago
    I so wanted the TalkGirl Recorder.
    sonmanic Posted 9 years 2 months ago
    After seeing Home Alone 2, it justified my purchase of one!
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