It wasn't like the doors to the chocolate factory swung open to me but, if I was 9 years old, it'd have been damn close.
No chocolate, instead I found myself wandering the aisles at a Mattel factory store with a coupon in my hand entitling me to 50% my off my purchases of literally, anything and everything the store had to offer.
There were more Hot Wheels than one could hope to have ever raced in a lifetime; there were also the loop-dee-loop, crash-and-bang tracks to send the miniature cars racing toward certain collisions.
“There were WWE wrestler dolls — and wrestling rings. There were Batman dolls for doing Batman things.
|I was shocked to find a "Miami Vice" car. I was|
more shocked to find a "Simon and Simon" car.
Hands up if you remember that show?
He then bellows: “Ahhh, youth is wasted on the wrong people.”