Special Sub-Topic: Charlie's Angels Toys and Collectibles
|Aladdin Industries produced a "Charlie's Angels" lunchbox and thermos set. Which three angels are featured on the lunchbox?|
Kelly, Kris, Sabrina. Aladdin Industries produced this lunchbox and thermos set in 1978. They also released a brunch bag and thermos set the same year. According to the "Charlie's Angels Casebook," in 1979 an Aladdin spokeswoman with the item were destroyed."said, "We manufactured a prototype lunchbox with Farrah's likeness on it; then after we manufactured the test issue, we found out she would not be returning and that was the season the lunchbox would be out. We felt that since she would not be with the series by then, it may not sell, so the prototype box as well as all designs connected with it were destroyed."
|Ballantine Books released five books based on series episodes. What episode was book number four based on?|
"Angels in Chains". The first four books were released in 1977, and the fifth book was released in 1978. The first book was based on the series pilot. The other four books were released in the following order: "The Killing Kind," "Angels on a String," "Angels in Chains," and "Angels on Ice." The book "Angels on Ice" is the only book with Cheryl Ladd on the cover.
|How many different "Charlie's Angels' 150 piece puzzles did H-G Toys, Inc. make?|
6. These puzzles were made in 1977. Three puzzles were produced with the original angels. They were named "Angels," "On the Job," and "In Action." Thus, three puzzles were made with Kelly, Kris, and Sabrina. They were named "Portrait," "Montage," and "The Girls." These puzzles are similar to the previous three, except the boxes read "The New Charlie's Angels."
|Hasbro Industries manufactured four "Charlie's Angels" dolls. Which angel was packaged wearing a yellow jumpsuit, a red scarf, and blue boots?|
Kelly. Hasbro produced these 8 1/2 inch dolls in 1977. As you know, Kelly was packaged wearing a yellow jumpsuit with a red scarf. The Jill doll came with a white jumpsuit and a green scarf. Kris was packaged with a green jumpsuit and a blue scarf, and Sabrina came with a red jumpsuit and blue scarf. The front of the package had images of Jaclyn Smith, Kate Jackson, and Farrah Fawcett. When Farrah left the show, her face was replaced with Cheryl Ladd's. According to the "Charlie's Angels Casebook," "Hasbro spent $2.5 million dollars advertising these dolls. During the 1977 holiday season, Hasbro's "Charlie's Angels" dolls were the second biggest item sold. Within months, more than two million dolls were sold."
|The Stafford Pemberton Publishing Company produced four "Charlie's Angels" annuals. Which annual has a picture of Bosley on the front?|
Annual 1980. The 1978 annual has Farrah Fawcett, Kate Jackson, and Jaclyn Smith on the cover. The 1979 and 1980 annuals have Cheryl Ladd, Jaclyn Smith, and Kate Jackson on the cover; however, there is a picture of David Doyle (Bosley) in a cowboy hat on the 1980 cover. The cover of the 1981 annual has a picture of Jaclyn Smith, Cheryl Ladd, and Shelley Hack on it. The annuals are hardcover books with stories, comics, puzzles, and photos inside. The 1980 and 1981 issues even have recipes!
|In 1977, Topps produced four series of "Charlie's Angels" trading cards. How many cards were in the first series?|
55. As you know now, the first series consisted of fifty-five cards. The second, third, and fourth series, however, were made in sixty-six card sets; making the total number of cards 253. The first two series featured Jill, Kelly and Sabrina, and the last two series featured Kelly, Kris, and Sabrina. Topps also produced eleven sticker cards per series. Puzzle pieces were printed on the backs of the trading cards making pictures of the three angels when put together properly. Each wax pack had five cards, one sticker card, and one stick of Bazooka bubble gum.
|Mattel, Inc. manufactured dolls with the name and likeness of which two "Charlie's Angels" actresses?|
Kate Jackson and Cheryl Ladd. Mattel, Inc. made these dolls in 1978. They were part of Mattel's "TV's Star Women" series. The Cheryl Ladd doll's box reads "She's pretty. She's clever. She's dynamite!" The box of the Kate Jackson doll says "She's a beauty with brains - so watch out!"
|The Mego Corporation produced a Jaclyn Smith doll.|
True. Mego produced a Jaclyn Smith doll and a Farrah Fawcett doll in 1977. Kate Jackson had turned down negotiations with Mego, and one year later, Mattel came out with a doll bearing her name and likeness. According to the "Charlie's Angels Casebook," "The Mego Farrah Fawcett doll finished the 1977 holiday season in sixth place." Mego made four fashions for their Farrah doll. They also made Farrah's Dressing Room Play Set, Farrah's Glamour Center, and Farrah's Styling Center.
|What company made a "Charlie's Angels" wallet?|
Travel Toy Corporation. This wallet was made in 1977 by the Travel Toy Corporation and has a picture of Kris, Kelly, and Sabrina on the front. It is made of vinyl, and it has picture holders and a change purse inside. According to the December 1996 issue of "Collecting" magazine, "The 3 1/2 inch by 4 inch Charlie's Angels wallet is one of the scarcest pieces of Charlie's Angels memorabilia."
|Zodiac Designs made Farrah Fawcett puzzles featuring Farrah poster images.|
False. The American Publishing Corporation actually made Farrah puzzles depicting Farrah's Pro Arts poster images "Swimsuit," "Flower," and "Super." Zodiac Designs made Farrah pillows, bean bag chairs, and rugs in the same three varieties.
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