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The Barbie Liberation Organization

Oh, there’s something wrong with what my Stacy says. — Celeste My Spidey Sense is tingling! Anybody call for a web slinger? — Malibu Stacy, “Lisa v. Malibu Stacy” Thanks to Katie, who tipped us off to today’s reference: the … Continue reading

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Mr. Microphone

Hey good lookin’, we’ll be back to pick you up later! — Some guy [whistle] He’s in for some lovin’. — Homer, “Radio Bart” I can’t believe they invented it! Mr. Microphone: a wireless microphone that dialed into your FM … Continue reading

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Vast. — Mr. Burns, “Burns’ Heir” Zuff!

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Teen Talk Barbie

Don’t ask me, I’m just a girl. — Talking Malibu Stacy, “Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy” The sexist phrases spouted by Lisa’s Phyllis Schafly doll recall Mattel’s controversial debut of Teen Talk Barbie in the early 90s. The doll was wired … Continue reading

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Spirograph

Did you know that there’s a direct correlation between the decline of Spirograph and the rise in gang activity? Think about it! — Dr. S., “Radioactive Man” While I’m sure most of you kids are too young to remember when … Continue reading

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