45 Years Later: Weebles Wobble but They Don’t Fall Down


In 1971, Hasbro/Romper Room introduced the world to a classic toy of the disco-decade: The Weebles.

These small egg-shaped figures now, forty-five years later, number well over a hundred in their specifics.


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In their 1971-1982 incarnation, the Weebles also had playsets including a tree house, a haunted house, a fun house, a western set, a circus, a camper, the Magic Kingdom, and beyond.

And the “Weeble World” was often accompanied by a commercial jingle about the figures’ ability to stand upright.

Memorably, it went: Weebles wobble, but they don’t fall down.

Here’s a selection of Weebles commercials from the 1970s: