When I was a kid, I desperately wanted an Indigo or Shy Violet doll. Instead I ended up with Patty O'Green.
I cried for days.
My parents found a Starlite for me to make up for it.
Rainbow Brite was about the only girly thing I liked as a kid (alone withj my little ponies).
I had a Rainbow Brite cup, storybook with a read along tape. I still have the game board, but I lost the other pieces to the game years ago. I dressed up as Rainbow Brite at Halloween a few days ago, ( I always dress up in a costume when I hand out candy to trick or treaters...
i am all about some colors, and so is Rainbow Brite. therefore we got along great. i had the dolls and shows on tape and had a jolly time.
reading the wikipedia article, though, has reminded me once again how truly bizarre children's programming and marketing was in the 80's...
I'm a small toy collector. Mainly of the cartoons I grew up with in the 80's.
One of my first dolls was Rainbow Brite. I've had her for about 7-8 years.
It's one of my favorites. I think I was about 5 years old when I would watch the cartoons.
I couldn't have some of the toys I...