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Talking Head Dolls

In the 70's, my sister and I had a doll with an enormous head and a tiny body called a Talking Head Doll, made by Mattel. You could pull the body away as it was on a draw string and as it pulled back up to the head it would say things like "I'm falling apart, woo hoo!", "Here comes my body" and other crazy things which still have us in fits of laughter when we talk about her now.


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Do You Remember Talking Head Dolls?

Do You Remember Talking Head Dolls?

  • Anonymous user
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    I had 1 as a little girl, I have been trying to find 1 for a couple of years now, but no such luck, if anyone has 1 they would consider letting go, give me a shout please
  • Anonymous user
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    I have the blonde one with the brown eyes. She still works perfectly. "I can fit in your pocket!" She's lovely!
  • Anonymous user
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    Mine said " here comes my body..." " I'm falling apart woo hoo" and " I've lost my head over you" really really want that one again early 80''s x
  • Anonymous user
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vm8yxrl5ViM Here is a talk up doll on youtube.
  • Anonymous user
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    i still have the Casper version. It still works perfect and I still love it. It's great to show my little boy. It says "Hi I'm Casper" .. "Let's play ghosts woooo"... " Can you make a spooky sound" and "I'm a friendly ghost. Toys used to be made to enjoy and to last.. these days they break in two minutes. If my Casper was worth a bit, I still wouldn't sell it. Nadia 07 june 2011
  • Anonymous user
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    I wish I still had mine, it said 'here comes my body' 'my feet are moving closer' and 'I think i'm falling in love with you' - I can almost hear her now!!
  • Anonymous user
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    I too had one as a child and have been looking for one for years. It used to crack us up too and really fancied a bit of that again. We moved out to Colombia and it was stolen when I left it in the garden over night. I had the Brunnette.
  • Anonymous user
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    "Here comes my bo-dee!, That's quite a stretch! My feet are moving closer! Whoops, I lost my head for a moment!" Ho ho.
  • Anonymous user
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    Talk-up dolls by mattel came also in Mickey Mouse, Daisy&Donald Duck and Casper the Ghost, I have the brunette doll who say's "Here comes my body" they are currently reaching prices of about 15 pounds on ebay at the moment. I agree they are great and my daughter is fascinated by them!
  • Anonymous user
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    I used to drive everyone potty with one of these. I couldn't wait for the next voice so I'd pull the chord again and again and again!