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From the streaming service that is currently bringing us Fuller House, and the original, yet wildly nostalgic series comes another attempt to take children of the '80s on a groovy trip back to their childhood.

Even though we'll have to wait until 2018 to get this blast from the past, The Toys That Made Us is an original documentary about all sorts of toys from the '80s!

According to their Facebook page, the show will consist of eight episodes, and will feature at least eight different that were a huge part of so many thirtysomethings' childhoods. The history behind each toy will be explored, and the show looks to be in some pretty capable hands. The creators of the show really seem to be huge fans of the toys the documentary will talk about.

Back in January, the man behind the curtain of the official Facebook page posted this:

The toys listed are, from left to right: Star Wars, G.I. Joe, Transformers, Barbie, He-Man, Star Trek, Hello Kitty, and Lego. A ninth Post-It note is at the far right, but we can only guess what it says, unless there's someone out there with better eyes than yours truly.

Why? Because, Nostalgia!

is another awesome attempt in a long list of recent and future attempts to stir up some major toy-related nostalgia, and boy, is it working. Almost every one of the featured toys has been in the theaters in the last year:

  • The LEGO Batman Movie (February 10, 2017)

  • Star Trek Beyond (July 22, 2016)

  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (December 16, 2016)

Or the last four:

  • GI Joe: Retaliation (March 28, 2013)

Or they'll be there later this year or the next.

  • Transformers: The Last Knight (June 23, 2017)

  • Barbie (June 29, 2018)

Hell, even He-Man might be coming, even though it's been in production hell for what seems like ages. The only one left is Hello Kitty, but please don't let that be made into a live-action movie.

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How excited are you for this show?! Let it all out in the comments, and tell me some of the toys you'd like to see showcased!


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