Why We Loved Them: So cute and collectible you couldn't resist. Plus, they were going to be worth a fortune one day, right?
Why It Was Bullshit: Nope, 20 years later and not worth a dime. We all got scammed.
Why We Loved It: It was a ball with knobs that vibrated. Kids are so easily entertained.Why It Was Bullshit: Bumble Ball was basically a vibrator packaged as a kiddie toy.
Why We Loved It: Finally! A journal your baby brother couldn't break in to.Why It Was Bullshit: You had to speak the password out loud to your Password Journal for it to open — which it rarely did anyway — allowing anyone within earshot to be privy to your deepest, darkest secrets.
Why We Loved It: Furby was an ugly little animal that just wanted love — and you were happy to give it to your new, blinking, talking friend.Why It Was Bullshit: Why did Furby always accidentally start talking in the middle of the night? The sounds that spontaneously erupted from toy boxes across the country still haunt grown ups today.