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Larami Corp. was founded in 1947 and was a toy company whose products usually ranged from the cost of $0.39 to $0.99. Larami Corp. was eventually acquired by Hasbro Inc., becoming Larami Inc. in 1995. The Larami company name was finally retired in 2002.
Larami toys were produced based on several movies, television shows, etc. By the 1980s, Larami Corp. had a growing water gun product line. It was Larami Corp. that eventually marketed and sold the Power Drencher, rebranded as the Super Soaker in 1991 which was based on the pressurized water-air reservoir invented and developed by the former Jet Propulsion Engineer Dr. Lonnie Johnson.
- Alan Amron invented and patented the first battery-operated water gun licensed to Larami in 1984. In the first year, this invention had earned him $250,000 in royalties.
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Battlestar Galactica Cylon Bubble Machine
In 1978, Larami created a Cylon soap bubble toy called the Battlestar Galactica Cylon Bubble Machine to coincide with the television series of the same name. In the same year, a commercial was also made for the product featuring its use in dispensing "big bunches of bubbles" and a jingle. In a Los Angeles Times article covering Battlestar Galactica's influence on Facebook, the toy's Facebook Fan Page is noted alongside the book The Science of Battlestar Galactica's.
..CYLON BUBBLE MACHINE!" and in an interview Re-imagined Series comics writer Greg Pak as said "I still periodically find myself humming the tune song [sic] to the Cylon Bubble Machine commercial."
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- Jevon Phillips (7 January 2009). "'Battlestar Galactica' countdown: Facebook was possibly built by Cylons". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 21 August 2010.
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- Larami Corp at the Battlestar Wiki
- Space 1999 Merchandise Guide: Larami
- Larami Toys Gallery plus 1980 Catalog
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