Buck Rogers lunchbox, 1979

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  1. Amazing! That takes me back a bit.

    Metal lunchboxes seemed to be all the rage in the 80’s and the one that my parents bought me (which I don’t seem to have anymore!) was the Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom version.

    Wish I still had that bad boy.

  2. Jason, here’s the weird thing. The image above is the tin version but what I had was plastic. Looked exactly the same, handle and everything. Those tin ones get smashed to crap but my plastic box lasted for years. I believe I was still using it in grade 4, long after Buck had been off the air. I loved that thing.

    And Temple of Doom?? Man, that definitely would have made you the coolest kid at lunch hour.

  3. Oh wow, that’s great! I’ve still got a Buck Rogers pop-up book at home; it’s on the shelf next to my Superman and Empire Strikes Back pop-up books :-D

  4. As soon as I saw this, the phrase “Beedeep – Beedeep” entered my head. Now it is stuck there… My first lunch box was the Dukes of Hazard.

  5. I had a similar box, with motive from E.T. I don’t think I actually used it to carry anything, it was more like a shrine to me that I could look at in awe. I really wish I still had it, but I can’t remember what happened to it. It must have been 25 years since I saw it. Man, I’m getting old.

    I should also add that I only ever saw one episode of Buck Rogers. I’ve lived in Sweden my whole life, far away from any network broadcasting the show. I saw the one episode during a holiday trip to the US back in the early 80’s. But it has haunted me ever since. I should just get myself the DVD box to get closure on this thing.

  6. Man I had a crush on Erin Grey/Wilma Daring back when I was a lad. It’s great thinking back to what my parents did for me when I were a lad.

  7. amazing!
    How did you do it?
    Metal lunch boxes make me think about the tragedy I’ve had when I was a kid but that doesn’t matter…I love that picture even if I haven’t seen that movie before, I only watch ET.

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