Kids Meal Toys


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Happy Meal Toys getting Green … literally

by James


OK. I’m not talking good for the environment. No potato plastic or anything like that. We’re talking about Green Happy Meal Toys as in Green Lantern. Finally, Happy Meal toys are cool again.

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Star Wars returns to Mickey Ds in under 12 parsecs

by James


It’s been awhile since the Golden Arches took us to a galaxy far, far away. But with Season 4 of Star Wars: The Clone Wars coming soon, Ronald McDonald is gearing up with a sweet collection of Happy Meal Toys to celebrate.

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CARS 2 Trailer premieres online

by James

You just know there’s going to be a bunch of sweet toys on the shelves for this movie … and here’s hoping it’s as fun and hysterical as the first!

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Green Hornet comes to Carl’s Jr.

by James

Green Hornet Toys at Carl's Jr.

Green Hornet Toys at Carl's Jr.

Green Hornet Toys come to Carl’s Jr. Based on the upcoming Columbia Pictures film starring Seth Rogan as the Green Hornet/Reid Richards, and Jay Chou as Kato. The film will be released in January, but the toys are available right now with the purchase of a Carl’s Cool Kids Meal. Fans can also enter to win the Black Beauty Car from the movie, minus the machine guns, that is.

Hat Tip – Action Figure Insider

Before the Happy Meal Toy

by James

Why so serious, Ronald?

Why so serious, Ronald?

As you may have noticed, the Golden Arches has been catching a lot of heat lately over the tempting and high fat based meals they serve to kids who beg parents for them because of the toy that’s included.
Organizations like Center for Science in the Public Interest (aka the Food Nazi’s) have a hair up their collective arses over the fact that going to McDonalds is fun. They wants to sue the mega fast food chain claiming that the evil Ronald McDonald is using toys to lure kids in and is the equivalent to “the stranger in the playground handing out candy to children.” Oh puhlease.

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Happy Meal Toys get Super

by James

McDonalds latest cool Happy Meal toy promotions

McDonalds latest cool Happy Meal toy promotions

With apologies for missing the Last Airbender Happy Meal Toys (ComiCon got in the way, sorry), CT is fresh on the heals of the next uber cool kids meal toys from the Golden Arches – MARVEL HEROES. But hey, consider yourself lucky, that also means I missed the embarrassing Twilight Toys and now Cats and Dogs from Burger King (shame city). Anyway, here’s to all things Marvel …

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Barbie and Hot. Wheels doing the Tango at Mickey Ds

by James

McDonalds has toys fro the Hot Wheels Battle Force 5 collection for boys and venerable Barbies for girls as part of their current Happy Meal menu. But there’s one thing I don’t get …

Your average Hot Wheel racer costs about a buck. Why not just include a real Hot Wheel in thv Happy Meal rather than a separately designed and cheaper looking lookalike?

Now granted, girls aren’t going to get a full size Batbie with a cheeseburger meal, but their action figure size toys actually look pretty trick. The Hot Wheels, on the other hand, are knock offs with a lhit logo plain and simple.

Come on, Ronald, give kids the real McCoy!

Are Iron Man Kids Club Toys Sexist?

by James

Are these Iron Man toys from Burger King sexist?

Are these Iron Man toys from Burger King sexist?

And while we’re feeling the love over kids meal toys today, there’s this story in Entertainment Weekly which puts for the notion that Burger King’s new Iron Man 2 Kids Meal toys are sexist!

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California County Bans Happy Meal type toys

by James

Is banning toy meals really the answer?

Is banning toy meals really the answer?

In a classic example of political correctness running a muck, the California County of Santa Clara has moved to ban restaurants from including toys with “high fat meals.” The County cites studies which they claim prove that there is a causal relationship with kids style toys and that one in four
Santa Clara middle school kids are overweight or obese.

Yeah, it has nothing to do with the fact that local schools serve pizza EVERY DAY at lunch. Or that schools are cutting PE from their curriculum in an effort to save money. Or that most fast food places have adopted healthier choices like fruit and salads to add to a meal in place of french fries. Or that parents are responsible for actually parenting their kids. No. Let’s play “nanny,” and blame the Golden Arches!

What do you think, gang?

Hat Tip – About.com

Tony Stark loves Burger King again …

by James

Iron Man 2 toys are at Burger King ...

Iron Man 2 toys are at Burger King ...

Yes, it’s true that Tony Stark’s first impulse upon returning home to freedom wasn’t to build his iconic Iron Man super suit, it was to have a cheeseburger from Burger King. And now, Tony’s back at BK with a cool line of Iron Man 2 toys that both girls and boys will like.

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