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The history of Mr. Potato Head

Baby boomers are buying back the toys they played with as kids and at the top of the list is Mr. Potato Head owned by Hasbro. Mr. Potato Head (on dates back to a time when toys were more creative and let children’s imaginations grow. Building sets, plastic cowboys, “erector sets” and a box with plastic parts for making comical characters with a potato, all these helped a number of generations grow in imagination and creativity. Mr. Potato Head: from cereal box to world famous toy. Right after the end of WW2, an inventor named George Lerner came up with an idea to use plastics and a potato as a toy. Plastics were refined during the war and now toys were...

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