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About Teddy Ruxpin

When his mouth moved, children sat in rapt attention. Teddy Ruxpin was at the top of the list of most wanted toys for children in the 1980s. The animatronic bear introduced children to adventure and excitement every time you placed a cassette tape in his back. As his eyes and lips move, the bear tells a story, making him an excellent companion for young children and a great helper for parents. The first of the talking bears to appear on store shelves was a big hit in 1985, and went on to remain in demand for a decade. Popular with vintage toy collectors, the doll holds high value at antique shows. Many owners still search for cassettes that they can use in working models. Fans of the Teddy Ruxpin television series also collect several of the bear's friends, including Grubby and Newton Gimmick. Some rare bears come with alternative outfits like a nightshirt, raincoat, flying outfit, and tuxedo. Browse the large inventory on eBay to find a Teddy Ruxpin doll for your collection. Bring back fond memories of story time.