I didn't want you fretting over getting the plastic bag poodle, so I'm giving you other options. All of these come from the Better Homes & Gardens Christmas Ideas 1974 magazine. There's some mighty fine ummmm...well...junk to choose from.
Who wouldn't want to crack alligator nuts?
Yeah, scare the heck out of your favorite kid by sticking Jimy-Jim on their wall. I wonder if it glowed in the dark. Now that would be cool!
This item might have actually worked, but I included it because, well, it's just so doggone odd looking. It takes industrial design to a new level.
I remember these little figures. I hated these little figures. I STILL hate these little annoying figures. And don't get me started on "Love is...."
Pity the home that has one of these.
And just why? WHY? WHY would you send this to anyone?
And simply...a classic.