Do you remember the Play-Doh Fuzzy Pumper Monster Shop?


I was a big Play-Doh fan when I was a kid. I loved the color, the texture, the smell, the taste, everything about the stuff. My sisters must have been as well because I remember finding a Play-Doh Fuzzy Pumper Monster Shop in their bedroom closet at some point in the 1980s, but it was not like the one I was used to in that it was more brightly colored and it had two cans of dried out day-glo Play-Doh. Even dried out I was fascinated by the stuff and I tried every means at my young brains disposal to try to resuscitate it, but to no avail. I was never sure where the variation they owned had come from until I was browsing an old toy catalog looking for a different Play-Dog toy and stumbled across the entry you see above.

The image is a little blurry, but I think you can see that it was much different from the standard model they featured in their commercials.


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