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"A Change Is As Good As A Rest" 2014.

This is my vision of what ACIAGAR would be like in 2014:

I expect that the toy department would be filled wall-to-wall with PS4s, XBoxes, gaming PCs and other things like that.

Instead of train-sets I expect that Mr Grainger would be playing with Train Simulator 2014 and Captain Peacock would have to demonstrate X-Plane instead of wearing a helicopter hat.

Mr Humphries would probably have a family of Wibbly-Wobblies in The Sims and Miss Brahms would probably have a Candy Crush Saga addiction (I swear that it's the hypnotic music that does it!).

Mrs Slocombe would probably get into trouble with the IT department for Googling "playing with my pussy" and get a ban from using the wifi for a month.

What do you think it would be like if the episode was created today?
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- Captain Peacock would have taken a few selfies in the Wendy House with the sailor
- Instead of the Indian costume, Grace Brothers would have a selection of Disney character costumes and action movie hero costumes (the little boy would have been trying on an Iron Man suit or an Avengers costume)
- Instead of the wind-up robots, they would sell build-it-yourself radio-controlled robots.
- Mrs. Slocombe's drink and wet doll would be a Baby Alive, which eats, poops, drinks, wets and cries
- Instead of Benny the Bulldog, it'd be some kind of Nano-Pet
- Mrs. Lucas would be showing adolescent teens what a telescope could REALLY be used for looking at!
- Mr. Humphries would be selling Polly Pockets, Littlest Petshop, ZhuZhu Pets and Rescue Pets
- Miss Brahms would present Build-A-Bear toys
- Mr. Grainger would have 3 train sets to play with and sell: Thomas the Tank Engine wooden Brio set, V-Tech train set and Playmobil train set....none of which he would easily part with!
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I like it, I like it MarkSentMe.

Incidentally could we have a raised hat and glowing eyes smiley? The Pussy Boots is the nearest I could get.
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This is my all time favorite episode - I suspect knowing the buying department of Grace Brothers and their lack of keeping up with the times that the toys would be exactly the same,
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This is my all time favorite episode - I suspect knowing the buying department of Grace Brothers and their lack of keeping up with the times that the toys would be exactly the same,
"This is true"

Grace Bros. always seems to be decades in the past. If they were open today I doubt they'd have an online presence or a computerised ERP (enterprise resource planning) system and rely on manual paperwork.
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Mr. Rumbold would have Capt. Peacock demonstrate the latest iPad Air Cap and as usual Capt. Peacock protests and goes to Young Mr. Grace and advises him that if he wants a better picture to get an upgrade.
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Ya knowing grace brothers they probably wouldn't,t want to sell modern toys but "good wholesome toys that the family can enjoy playing with"
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Ya knowing grace brothers they probably wouldn't,t want to sell modern toys but "good wholesome toys that the family can enjoy playing with"
They won't sound that wholesome and family friendly if Mrs Slocombe tries advertising anything with cats
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Air Hostess Doll with multi-coloured wigs to match her outfits!
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With posh accents??
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Groom Doll turns into the doll from "Chucky" and shows his bride what his version of Bridezilla means
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This thread started out kind of normal but went downhill very quickly. I'm not going to lie.
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This thread started out kind of normal but went downhill very quickly. I'm not going to lie.


Mr. Lucas' robot gets a little "friendly" with Fun Time Freddie's laundry playset accessories!
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To go along with Miss Brahms' favorite vibrating teddybear, [*ahem*] various accessories would be available...

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Funtime Freddy would have a completely different meaning these days, what with that shower and all.

Plus if our dear old Mr. Granger was showing children the size of his trains would the police not be called to have him arrested ?
 

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