Toys of the Eighties, Maxi Dolls
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Similar to "Barbie" but she was a little taller and her accessories were better.
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Portia - July 11, 2007 - Report this comment
I had lots of these dolls, my favorite had bright pink clothes and shes with a rose on each one. She also had a piece of hair that you could pull out of her head to make longer and a plastic screw in her back to screw it back in her head.
Elsje - July 25, 2007 - Report this comment
My sister and I had these...we played with her in Barbie plays.
erdath - January 26, 2008 - Report this comment
I got Maxi furniture for my Barbie dolls once. A part of me disliked it, like it wasn't classy enough for Barbie.
KB - February 12, 2008 - Report this comment
For some reason I thought Maxi dolls were better and prettier than Barbie!! I don't know why! I had Maxi, her boyfriend Rob (who actually had hair unlike Ken - which I ended up totally giving him a buzz haircut), and friends Ashley and Simone. They also had flat feet, unlike Barbie's high heel feet.
Mare - February 12, 2008 - Report this comment
Courtney Thorne Smith was "Maxi" in the commercials.
Miranda - March 03, 2008 - Report this comment
I liked Maxie. I had the prom one, as pictured on this page. I also had a few others, and Maxie's friend Carly.
Heidi - April 07, 2008 - Report this comment
I loved Maxi! I still have my maxi dolls and both styles of her boyfriend. I really liked them when I was a kid.
Mkeupmaven - April 25, 2008 - Report this comment
It wasn't Courtney Thorne Smith in the commercials! It's Brooke Theiss from the TV show "Just The Ten Of Us."
val - November 21, 2008 - Report this comment
had this one. I never used these dolls or the like very often. I dont know why people kept buying me them. I remember that dress.
Meredith - December 12, 2008 - Report this comment
I loved them so much, sometimes even more than my barbies!! I had several of them and loved to pretend they were all sisters. Rob was the best! I still have some of them today in a clear plastic box. I used to obsessively brush one of my favorite's hair for such a long time :D.
Mel - December 18, 2008 - Report this comment
Maxi seemed "cooler" than Barbie at times. I had two of them. One of them came wearing a jean jacket and a dress with a white top and pink bottom with a ruffle underneath and white, lace, tights. I loved that dress...I would put all my dolls in it. I had one that was in a swimsuit, I believe.
Jade - December 19, 2008 - Report this comment
Name is Maxie with an "e". ;)
Rachel - December 27, 2008 - Report this comment
Had a couple of these dolls. I still have one still in the box. It wasn't Maxi, but one of her friends. It is a sleepover themed doll
Miss Mouse - January 08, 2009 - Report this comment
I definately had this very doll. Her pearl necklace and dress outlived her, and the Barbies inherited her stuff.
elasticcamel - January 11, 2009 - Report this comment
I had a bunch of Maxi dolls. I loved them more than Barbie (I had a lot of them too). I seemed to relate to Maxi much better. Her and Skipper.
Stacy - January 17, 2009 - Report this comment
My maxi always got her but kicked by barbie!!!
Keri - March 19, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember when I was little I looked on the back of the box and seen one of her friend with a smoke in her hands. I want to find that doll!
James - April 03, 2009 - Report this comment
I never had a Maxi doll, but my neighbor had tons of them. I do remember the commercials because it had a real woman as the Maxi doll, then they would switch the camera back to the doll. The commercials always had a nice little ring to it.
Victoria - February 13, 2010 - Report this comment
I had these dolls too. I've been looking on youtube cause i swear there was a cartoon of Maxi. Maybe only a couple But I really remember that. Please tell me if I'm mistaken but for some rason I've been looking for it. Def short lived if there was. I believe it was a Saturday morning one.
Allie - May 17, 2010 - Report this comment
Victoria, I don't think it was Maxie that had the cartoon show, I think you're remembering Gem, another great doll from the 80's. She used to sing and she was the front woman of the fictional band, Gem and the Holograms, they used to battle the Misfits.
Erin - May 25, 2010 - Report this comment
Maxi definitely had a show!
Brie - July 12, 2010 - Report this comment
I was in the commercial and would love to see it again. Anyone know where I might find them?
Kat - July 21, 2010 - Report this comment
Check YouTube to see both Maxie's cartoon show and the doll commercials! Type in "Maxie's World" for her show and "Maxie doll" for commercials.
Carina - September 15, 2010 - Report this comment
I use to have theses toys in my attic and than I passed them to my Niece
Ang - September 20, 2010 - Report this comment
I had Maxi and Rob I loved them. I also had (i think it was hers) her day bed and the locker that opened up and had a shower and stuff in it, she was awesome!!
Ina - February 09, 2011 - Report this comment
I loved my Maxie dolls much more than my Barbies. Barbie was always the wicked stepmother, and I had a couple of mean Barbie step-sisters too. Poor poor Maxie was so abused by the evil Barbies! I remember that my mom encouraged me to get my first Maxie doll because they had much more realistic body proportions than Barbie. Thanks mom, for helping promote a healthy self-image for me right before I hit puberty!~ Now days if you want a better doll you have to get one of those ugly big headed Brats...

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