Cable Shows Spawn Spin-Offs at Toy Fair

Forkan, Jim
February 2002
Multichannel News;2/25/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p26
Reports the availability of cable cartoon characters in the toy fair in New York. Introduction of mechanized-beast toys by Hasbro Inc.; Promotion of 'We Did It! Dancing Dora' doll by Mattel's Fisher-Price; Offer of children's dinnerware giveaway for preschoolers by Sbarro Pizzerias.


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