Toys of the Eighties, Patty Play Pal
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A large doll that could talk and sing.
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kelsey - July 28, 2007 - Report this comment
i luvv her shes so cute soooooooo awesome
Nikki - August 15, 2007 - Report this comment
My step sister and I (who are totally african americans) had a PPP doll back in the day. Remember she had a lunch box that we'd use to 'make her speak'??? How old school! We would play Easy-E/NWA tapes in the lunchbox. Loved this doll back in the day!!! Seems totally creepy now. I didn't remember her being this 'freaky' looking back then??? Oh yeah, I remember totally humping her when I was younger---so 80's.
kelsey - December 15, 2007 - Report this comment
i luv this patti so much very cute!!!!!!!!!!!!!! awesome
kelsey - December 15, 2007 - Report this comment
ok so patti is cute i luv her and peter playpal 2 but patti is my fave. Where did u get her? i wanna know.
Lorena - December 08, 2008 - Report this comment
Does anyone remember Patty Play Pal from the 80's? I still have my doll from the late 80's. She talks, blinks her eyes, but best of all.....when she talks her chin and jaw actually move. She is the last i remember of her kind and very realistic.
Joy - June 07, 2009 - Report this comment
I have the doll that was my daughters. She was bought somewhere around 89 or 90 and had the pick tape box, maybe a lunch box? When we moved I must have lost the box and now she is my granddaughters favorite doll, but I can't get her talking!! Anyone know where I could get the box?
Barbara - August 02, 2009 - Report this comment
i Just found a Patty Play Pal Doll. and I was wondering myself. Will she Play without the recorder box? If No then Let me know also where I can fine a box also. Thanks
Barbara - August 25, 2009 - Report this comment
I bought a patty play pal and she does not have a box either. And I would like to know where I can fine one.
josh - May 09, 2010 - Report this comment
i have a 1982 AA patti play pal doll thats all mint like she just came outa the box this is the non talking one she is 3 feet tall im trying to sell her for 75.00 there worth 225.00 please contact
Paula - May 22, 2010 - Report this comment
The patty play pal came out in the 60's. I still have mine. I got it for Christmas in 1960. The only thing is when the doll came out in the 60's, they weren't made to talk.
robf - June 06, 2010 - Report this comment
wow, some of the user submitted photos are somewhat...erm...creepy.
Dot - June 26, 2010 - Report this comment
I'm a child of the awesome 80's...I never had this toy or even heard of it, but she looks really pretty!
Amanda - August 16, 2010 - Report this comment
I got Patty Play Pal when I was little and carried the 3 ft doll EVERYWHERE. I just got her out of the attic tonight for my son to mess around with and she works like new. I got this almost 25 years ago and I had all of the books tapes and clothes. I will be searching down the rest of her stuff soon.
Geri - October 04, 2010 - Report this comment
My first Patty Play Pal was a short curly hair, don't know what ever happened to her, but I received another Patty to resemble how I looked in the day; long brunette hair with green eyes. My father made me put her out for the trash, I can still see her laying on top of the trash with her long hair just hanging...been trying to find her ever since :( I did manage to salvage her clothes and give them to a little girl down the street who was very poor.
Vivian - October 05, 2010 - Report this comment
I have never seen this doll! But on the side pik of her her boobs look huge!
Jackie - December 26, 2010 - Report this comment
regarding the latest upload pic, I think your 1960's doll is a Patti Playpal version (knockoff) made in Canada, which resembled Ideal's Patti Playpal doll somewhat. I think the Company's name was called 'Reliable'. There are no markings on the doll.
Karen - January 03, 2011 - Report this comment
I have a remake of the original patty play pal. She is losing her hair. It is just falling out without anyone touching it...Does anyone know where I can send her to be repaired?
josh - January 03, 2011 - Report this comment
Dear karen hi im josh im a doll repair artists i can re root your doll for you in any color you want just let me know 209 683 8470
Sandi-January 22, 2011 - January 22, 2011 - Report this comment
I got my Patty Play Pal about 48 years ago. I was a real tomboy and never played with her, she just stood in my bedroom. My mom had her for a few years when I got married, I eventually got her back. I now buy up to date clothes for her and she looks adorable. She stands in my sewing room and she freaks my boys out. They are 31 and 22.
josh - January 23, 2011 - Report this comment
i love my patti play pal's i have the orig patti from the early 60's and i have the AA pati play pal from 81 and i have a play pal type from the 60's and a re make version but her hair fell out so i re rooted her hair
amanda - October 14, 2014 - Report this comment
i have a original patti play pal my brother tore mine up as a child but later my mom ran across a lady who sold her an entire building of dolls and there she was irreplacable works like new and even has her recorder its lovely she has tapes and books still in boxes
Rachel - December 18, 2014 - Report this comment
I have a blonde later one up in the attic in great condition and original outfit - last time I looked at it though her shoes and socks were missing, no idea where they went!
Karen - February 02, 2015 - Report this comment
I recently purchsed a Ideal Patty Playpal doll, made by Ideal in the mid-1980s. I'm wondering if anyone here knows how she works. I've seen several others online, but none explain how to make her move her eyes and talk along with the cassette recording. I know she takes 4 AA batteries but have also read that she needs a 9 volt as well. I've searched all over the doll and can't find anywhere to plug in the 9 volt battery. I have the pink case containing a cassette player and the doll is supposed to somehow interact with it. There's a small wire that goes around the inside perimeter of the case which we think may be some sort of device to pick up her radio waves? Any help would be appreciated. I didn't know Ideal made a Patti PP in the 1980s until I found this one and am need help of figuring this out. Thank you!
Susie - April 15, 2016 - Report this comment
The 9V battery fits inside the battery compartment with the 4 AA batteries. It's an extremely tight fit, and my doll doesn't talk. I don't know if she's broken or if it's simply a problem with the battery placement. I'm looking for instructions for her as well.
Jane Maxwell - February 04, 2017 - Report this comment
The original Patti playpal was made from 1959 - 1962. She was made with blow molded plastic torso and legs and heavy vinyl head and arms. Her hair was saran and her sleeping eyes were Margon. She was issued in many beautiful dresses. She was re-released in 1982 in all plastic body and soft vinyl head. Her eyes were stationary. She only came in white with blond hair and blue eyes or black with black hair and brown eyes. She came in a one piece checked dress similar to an early check dress. In the 90's Ideal issued an entirely different type doll called a Talking Patti playpal. The disturbing photo submitted of a Patti with boobs was submitted by a man who has posted lewd pictures of these modified dolls in sexual situations on the internet. He has been investigated in the past as a possible pedophile.
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