Sunday, June 28, 2015

Nostalgia Theater Rewind: Kenner's Terminator 2 Action Figures!

This Wednesday sees the release of the much-anticipated (?) Terminator Genisys, the fifth entry in the Arnold action franchise. And while I'll have plenty to say about that one in a short few days, I thought I'd get my week of Terminator content kicked off by borrowing a trick from the very franchise I'm discussing and going back in time to fall of 2013, when I covered the Terminator 2 action figure assortment produced by Kenner in 1992.

This was during that magical era before what we now think of as the collector market had materialized, when there was nothing at all unusual about mass-marketing toys based on heavily "R" rated movies to the pre-teen set. By spring of 1992 I was all of twelve, but I'd probably seen T2 at least a dozen times already, so naturally I really wanted these. And after watching the video after the jump, hey, can you blame me?

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