Hasbro’s Transformers franchise has been nominated as a finalist for National Toy Hall Of Fame 2017. Only three out of the nominated 12 will be inducted on Thursday, November 9, at 10:30 a.m.
“Hasbro, Inc. introduced Transformers, a toy line of action figures that change their shapes, in the mid-1980s. They marketed Transformers with an elaborate back story supported by a Marvel comic book series, a cartoon television series, animated movies, electronic games, consumer goods, and even its own cereal. A continuing series of blockbuster films (with the latest installment released in June 2017) has kept Transformers in the public eye.”
Other finalists: Clue, Magic 8 Ball, Match Box Cars, My Little Pony, Paper Airplane, PEZ Candy Dispenser, Play Food, Risk, Sand [huh?], Uno.
Check out the list at the Toy Hall Of Fame official website.