The “This is Us” Kenner Collection

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On this week’s episode of the award winning drama, This Is Us, vintage Kenner Star Wars action figures were featured prominently. Spoiler Warning! In order to explain the following images we’ll discuss the plot of the winter premier episode, “The Last Seven Weeks”. When mother-to-be Kate Pearson (played by Chrissy Metz) convinces her husband to sell ...

Interviews with Hamill & Figures

Interviews with Hamill & Figures
On March 21st, 1997 Mark Hamill was still on this Special Edition promo tour when he stopped by The Big Breakfast, Channel 4’s morning interview show in the UK. Throughout the interview, Hamill shares his knowledge of Star Wars toys while showing off some vintage and modern figures and vehicles. Featured in the clip is ...

2005’s Sydney White’s Kenner Figures

2005's Sydney White's Kenner Figures
One of our favorite pastimes beyond collecting Star Wars action figures is hunting down their various appearances in the media (which we collect in our Lights! Camera! Action (Figure)! database). This week we have recently discovered the 2005 PG-13 teen comedy starring Amanda Bynes, Sydney White, features a smattering of Kenner action figures. The modern telling of Cinderella told ...

Dork Side of the Force Interview

Dork Side of the Force Interview
This weekend our very Jake Stevens was featured in an interview about Star Wars action figure collecting on the website Dork Side of the Force. The Star Wars news and opinions site is a part of the FanSided Network which is owned by TIME Inc. who of also owns brands such as Entertainment Weekly, Sports Illustrated, People, ...

The Christmas Chronicles & SNL Figure Appearances

The Christmas Chronicles & SNL Figure Appearances
With the Christmas season now underway comes the potential of new Star Wars action figures appearances in films and on television. Whether it is under the tree like Mork, or in the background of a department store like in Cagney and Lacey (still can not track down the image again) or in a jail cell ...

Birthday Scavenger Hunt – Day 7: The Rec Room & The Final 4 Figures

Birthday Scavenger Hunt - Day 7: The Rec Room & The Final 4 Figures
Welcome to the final entry in my Birthday Scavenger Hunt! Here’s your final reminder to make sure to look over the details on how to play and enter to win all of the toys in the prize box by visiting Day 1’s entry. My family’s rec room was a place of great joy for my sister and ...

Birthday Scavenger Hunt – Day 4: Leia and Vader Visit & POTF2

Birthday Scavenger Hunt - Day 4: Leia and Vader Visit & POTF2
Welcome to Day 4 of my Birthday Scavenger Hunt! Before we begin my walk down memory lane, make sure you are familiar with the rules about how to play and enter to win. As you can see, I hit the lotto as a kid when it comes to parents. They not only nurtured my interests and passions ...

Birthday Scavenger Hunt – Day 3: Dixie Cups and Snowtroopers

Birthday Scavenger Hunt - Day 3: Dixie Cups and Snowtroopers
Welcome to Day 3 of my birthday celebration scavenger hunt. And once again, if you are just joining us, make sure to skim off over the rules of play and how to enter Little Jake’s Birthday Scavenger Hunt before proceeding. Today I’ll take you back you to 1983 for my 7th birthday. As obvious from today’s image, ...

Editorial: Stop Toying with Vintage Kenner-Themed Products

Editorial: Stop Toying with Vintage Kenner-Themed Products
In 2018, products featuring Kenner’s vintage Star Wars action figure line have become quite popular. Everything from backpacks, shot glasses, greeting cards, calendars, and posters have appeared at various retailers both domestically and internationally. While these items are very welcomed and have the potential to strike many a nostalgic feel with longtime fans, it is ...

Space Wars Headhammer Review

Space Wars Headhammer Review
At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Super 7 who has not only based their line look and action figure designs off of Kenner, released yet another tribute piece and this time it is a pretty deep cut. The Alien – “Space Wars Headhammer” Tribute Xenomorph 3.75″ ReAction Figure with coin which retailed for $15 at the ...