Nostalgia overload: the best Christmas toy every year from 1985 to now
No matter when you were born, today’s toys aren’t a patch on the ones you had when you were a kid. Take a nostalgia-tinted trip through time with our rundown of the top toy every Christmas since ’85.
Transformers the cartoon launched in 1984, and was basically a giant advert to encourage kids to buy the toys. It worked incredibly well, leading to the brand taking over Christmas in 1985.