TODAY | October 03, 2013
>> earlier this week the nominees were announced at the national toy hall of fame . among the finalists, my little pony, the magic 8 -ball, little green army guys and rubber ducky .
>> that got us thinking just in time for throwback thursday.
>> we want to take a trip down memory lane and talk about hurt childhood stores. " star wars " came out in 1977 . at the early '80s, we were inundated with toys. for me 5, 6-years-old i had to collect them. if i wasn't inside playing with my toys, i was outside with the grown machine. remember the green machine ?
>> the next level big wheel .
>> next level stuff.
>> this is live footage. that's me in marina delray.
>> and that hair, too.
>> the green machine .
>> they were very cool.
>> i went with a classic barbie.
>> did you have ken, too?
>> i don't think so, i had the horse, though. i loved the horse more than anything.
>> here's the shocker. given my current cooking skills. i had the easy bake oven . i loved it. i have to say, this is not what mine looked like. this is more elaborate.
>> can make little indicationment we made little chocolate indication. it was awesome. the problem is my cook has not evolved.
>> it's so easy.
>> moist, delicious, chocolate cake .
>> i was a matchbox car kid the precursor to the hot wheels , i also loved the etch-a-sketch and those green army men.
>> i loved the motorific torture track, a battery operated slot thing. you could add to it. cars came in and out.
>> amazing all those old commercials.
>> we want to hear what your favorite childhood toy was. tweet it to us with the hash tak today ttt.