27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

Obviously in our formative years, these toys look badass. And while we understand that hindsight is 20/20, come on -- these things should've never graced our sticky little hands.

Our readers compiled the toys that look less child-friendly, and more like the manufacturer had it out for kids. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

Advertisement

27
Entry by krakenkraked

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

26
Entry by andrealibs

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

25
Entry by LilySprite

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

23
Entry by Chris Rio

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

22
Entry by sidestepper

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

21
Entry by Scott Laffey

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

20
Entry by ShaneHero

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

19
Entry by MrWilson

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

18
Entry by Sesilia

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

17
Entry by LilySprite

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

15
Entry by bazooka

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

14
Entry by El Zoof

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

13
Entry by SarahMarshall

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

12
Entry by Scott Laffey

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

11
Entry by krakenkraked

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

10
Entry by TheMrs1388

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

9
Entry by themadtongue

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

8
Entry by ShaneHero

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

7
Entry by Scott Laffey

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

6
Entry by mightyzamfir

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

5

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

4
Entry by mkad

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

3
Entry by ShadowSnacker

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

2
Entry by bazooka

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

1
And the winner is ...

Congrats, Garam. You win money.

27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

To turn on reply notifications, click here

754 Comments

Load Comments

More Pictofacts

All The Hateable Stuff In Beloved Movies & Shows

Cinematic moments we wish had landed on the cutting-room floor.

380

27 Uncomfortable Questions About Food, Answered

Take these with you, the next time you go out to eat.

177

24 Facepalm-Inducing Facts About One Percenters

Scrooge McDuck is real, guys.

339

25 Details From History That Are Just So Gross

Tear up those time machine blueprints right now. Trust us.

165

Here's A Necronomicon Of Amazing Facts About Famous Monsters

Welcome to Monsters 101. No sharpening wooden stakes in class.

162

25 Mysteries That Remain Unsolved, Unexplained, & Unsettling

We know a ton of details about these cases, but still can't solve them.

161