Jason and Mickey are reviewing the 16-page Toys R’ Us Christmas Flyer from November 1988 in this week’s “Time Machine” discussion.
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In this week’s TRN Time Machine segment sponsored by the RetroDaze YouTube channel, Jason and Mickey dissect the 1988 Toys R’ Us Christmas flyer featuring 16-pages of nostalgic play things! Shout out to RetroMags.com which scanned the flyer for the Internet Archive. Each page has been posted in a Twitter Thread for you to peruse while you listen to the podcast. Tweet us your memories of the flyer at @TRNsocial and we’ll pick our favorite comments to read back on next week’s show.
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