For a brief moment in 1987, Slime Time watches were all the rage. It’s a simple plastic digital watch concealed under a life-size rubber creature – a frog, spider, or cobra head. I had the frog, and people at my school loved to shout the ad’s tagline at me: “what time is it? SLIME TIME!” The gigantic plastic frog and incessant catchphrasing got to be too much that after a month, I permanently ditched the frog and just wore the cheap watch.
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