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Computer Warriors VHS Tape!

Weird. This is kind of a weird deal. I picked this up at a thrift store in Petaluma the other week. I vaguely recall hearing about The Computer Warriors but hearing about it and seeing it are totally different. The deal is that Mattel came out with this toy line called The Computer Warriors and unlike a lot of toy lines at the time it didn't have a cartoon based on it. The toon' came out later and was limited to one episode. 
The cartoon was pretty wild though. I don't know if wild is the right word really, maybe another word is more appropriate but I don't know what that word is. Cheap? Tron-Like? I don't know. Cheap and Tron-ish? Here it is. Take a look for yourself and let me know if you come up with a good word for what you see. 

The toys are kind of cool. They were sort of like Transformers or something of that sort. A toy based on being disguised as other things. There was one that was a Pepsi Can with a dude and little base on the inside. Things like that. I g…