See Wee’s Tropigals

See Wee’s Tropigals were made by Kenner from 1979 to 1984. I cannot say I was a collector of them (not a popular “boy toy”), but I do love the bg music.

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2 thoughts on “See Wee’s Tropigals

  1. This didn’t seem remotely familiar when I saw the name, but it definitely rings a bell after watching the commercial.
    Also, I think they brought the concept back a little later, under a different name. I remember commercials with the dolls in the floating sponge (complete with a couple mini ones), but seem to recall it having a different name.

  2. angela(toao) says:

    Oh wow, I actually had one of these when I was a kid. I remember having MUCH more fun with the sponge lily pad thing than I did with the actual figures. (You could hold it upright and squish the bottom to make it “talk” Jim Henson style.)

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