Zap It – The Gun that Goes Squirt

In the 1980s you could still get away with carrying around an arsenal of realistic water weapons and not expect to get arrested or injured. Of course when you decided to fire a Zap It with its “quick” disappearing liquid on your sister’s new outfit when she is getting ready for a date, you could count on getting injured.

Love the kid jumping out of his garbage can to fire on his father, ads like these inspired all sorts of hijinks in my neighborhood.


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One thought on “Zap It – The Gun that Goes Squirt

  1. Patrick J. Doody says:

    I always wanted one of those. I did have some of those pretty awesome battery operated squirt guns that came out in the 80s – the AK Centerfire. But the motors always burned out.

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