S3E21: News Update! Plus the Top-50 Toys and Products from the 1977 Sears Wish Book

 

Right before The Atari VCS, Star Wars toys, and Lego hit big in the 70’s there was the 1977 Sears Wish Book. It’s like an archive of everything “cool” before things got real.  Every year in September or October, the Sears Wish Book would arrive in the mail, and our job was to circle the things we wanted for Christmas.  In this episode we dive into the top-50 weird and wonderful products from the 1977 Sears Wish Book (plus some extras) 
You can follow along in the links below:

Wish Book Pages To Follow-along:

60-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-212.html#

59-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-181.html

58-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-198.html#

57- Oops. 

56-https://docs.google.com/document/d/1n_PeDI7eu0mTv1T6BVFwyowA-ZFspwJP9Yio-HV-uLk/edit

55-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-562.html#

54-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-604.html#

53-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-599.html#

52-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-479.html

51.http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-530.html#

50-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-575.html#

49-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-352.html#

48-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-478.html#

47-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-477.html#

46-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-418.html#

 

45-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-443.html#

44-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-444.html#

43-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-468.html#

42-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-503.html#

41-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-410.html#

40-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-521.html

39-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-511.html

38-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-504.html

37-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-435.html

36-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-408.html

35-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-501.html#

34-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-506.html#

33-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-584.html#

32-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-580.html#

31-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-404.html

30-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-617.html

29-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-542.html

28-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-528.html

27-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-542.html#

26-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-608.html#

25-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-605.html#

 

24-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-593.html

23-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-573.html#

22-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-566.html#

21-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-546.html#

20-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-568.html#

19-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-544.html#

18-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-543.html#

17-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-402.html

16-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-537.html#

15-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-532.html

14-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-505.html#

13-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-445.html#

12-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-474.html#

11-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-593.html

10-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-587.html

9-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-586.html#

8-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-423.html#

7-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-424.html#

6-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-401.html#

5-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-578.html#

 

4-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-492.html#

3-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-532.html#

2-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-401.html#

1-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-529.html#

0-http://www.wishbookweb.com/FB/1977_Sears_Wishbook/files/assets/basic-html/page-4.html

Written Edited, Produced by Steve and Jeff Fulton

Branding by Daryl Litts

Additional Music:  The Red Forest By Tony LongWorth

More Notes:

Tony Longworth 

Jamie Lendino

Ken Williams Autobiography

Homebrew

Stay In Touch

Leave a Reply