Food Fighters

Flashback Friday Food Fighters
Food Fighters Private Pizza
Food Fighters
Private Pizza
4 Inch Scale
By: Mattel

It’s Friday so that must mean it’s time to take a trip in our time machine back to a simpler era of toys. Today we’re going back to 1988 for the infamous Mattel Food Fighter line! I just asked Mattel about doing something for the 25th Anniversary of this line, so I figured we might as well spotlight one of the gems.

Food Fighters, Pizza, Ninja Turtles

The Food Fighters line was pretty simple in concept. Two factions, the Kitchen Commandos and the Refrigerator Rejects, battled it out. Both teams were comprised of food. The Kitchen Commandos were technically the “good guys” but there wasn’t any rhyme or reason behind the choices of the food for each team.

Food Fighters Private Pizza
“Hey, get back-a in the box-a!”

Private Pizza was probably the best figure in the line and he’s one of my personal favorites. Pizza and Lieutenant Legg were the two baddest mofos in the land of Food Fighters when I was a kid. While I didn’t have every figure in this line, I had a bunch and they saw a lot of play. It’s just such a crazy and simple idea that it’s hard not to like them.

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