‘The Toy Box’ Episode Guide (Oct. 8): Furry Friends; Mad Moves; Water Bugs; Monster Dice

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‘The Toy Box’ Episode Guide (Oct. 8): Furry Friends; Mad Moves; Water Bugs; Monster Dice

“Episode 201” (10/08/17) – Season two of the toy-competition series “The Toy Box” continues on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8 (7:00-8:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.

The series features amateur yet dedicated inventors who have spent endless amounts of time, energy and money to develop their toy concepts with high hopes of impressing the judges and making it to The Toy Box where they will compete for the grand prize.

This week’s toy inventions include:

– Furry Friends – a musical adaptation of classic stuffed animals that will sing and dance to different music genres at the press of a button Inventor: Lisa from New York, New York
– Noochie Golf – a re-adjustable, portable miniature golf set that can customized into 25 different courses Inventors: JoAnn, Sal, Dominic and Tre from Phoenix, Arizona
– Mad Moves – a dance game where players are given unique combinations to act out and are challenged to guess what the other players are attempting to dance Inventor: Ashley from Del Rey, Florida
– The Bloom – a robotic flower that blossoms and changes colors as the player concentrates Inventor: Steve from San Francisco, California
– Water Bugs – a water-splashing, bug-squatting multiplayer game Inventor: Roger from Hampton, CT
– CLICKEYBits – a pocket-sized fidget toy made with keyboard keys Inventor: Shep from Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
– Monster Dice – a board game where players race to have their monster dice eat the most candy as fast as possible Inventor: Brian from Erie, Pennsylvania

In each episode, passionate inventors who have poured their hearts and souls into their product present their toy concepts to a panel of the toughest judges in the industry – kids! The judges have the opportunity to play with the toy, give their feedback and determine who will move on to the next round. The winner from each episode will move on to the finale to compete for the grand prize: Their toy will be made by Mattel, sold exclusively at Toys”R”Us stores nationwide and Toysrus.com, joining last season’s winner, ArtSplash, will receive and a cash prize of $100,000.

This season, there will be a rotating panel of five kid judges per episode, featuring all new faces and perspectives, and one returning favorite, Noah Ritter (age 8). The judges also include Adi Ash (age 10), Paxton Booth (age 7), Sydney Mae Estrella (age 9), Kyle Lee (age 7), Joachim Powell (age 11), Gideon Reynolds (age 6), Emma Sobel (age 9), Madison Stevens (age 8) and Olivia Trujillo (age 12).

“The Toy Box” is from Mattel, Hudsun Media and Electus. Michael Rourke, Chris Grant, Drew Buckley, Richard Dickson, Catherine Balsam-Schwaber, Julia Pistor, Susan House and Hamilton South are executive producers.

“The Toy Box” is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format with a 5.1 channel surround sound.

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