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Teddy Ruxpin is back and creepier than ever

The original books-on-tape toy Teddy Ruxpin debuted in September 1985.  And now, 31 years later, the magical bear has been resurrected to incorporate the technology of today – and also to become slightly more creepy. SEE ALSO: This toy advert is taking on gender stereotypes and people love it In case you don't remember the original scary toy and its powers of commanding a room full of snarky kindergarteners, the lifelike teddy bear featured moving eyeballs and a mouth that moved to the tune of audio books, played via a cassette deck in the doll's back.
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