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19 Somethin’ – Stretch Armstrong

maxresdefaultThe 19 Somethin’ series continues. If you missed the previous articles, you can get caught up here.

Here is the next line in the song:

and I’ve seen the stuff they put inside Stretch Armstrong

Stretch Armstrong was gel-filled action figure by Kenner, and first appeared in 1976. You could stretch out his arms and legs, and then they would go back into place.
And then in 1978, an arch enemy came out – Stretch Monster. It was a green reptilian monster. Here is the commercial:

Now, Stretch Armstrong is making a comeback. Taylor Lautner will be starring in a 3D Stretch Armstrong movie that is scheduled to be released in March 2012. Here is a news report on it: