The Toys That Built America

HISTORY | 9:00 pm

This new four-part docuseries unboxes the history behind some of the brilliant visionaries who came up with some of America's most beloved and fondly remembered classic toys. Among the wizards who created many innovative playthings are such iconic names as the Parker Brothers, Milton Bradley and Ruth Handler, the last of whom transformed a small toy company into a billion-dollar company known as Mattel. Oh, and she also invented the Barbie doll. Other segments reveal accidental discoveries like the Slinky and the groundbreaking Frisbee.