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Yoyos in film, commercials, tv and theatre
Have you noticed how often yoyos are used in film production? You can probably guess why, they are fun, sporty, cool, and don't need a pit crew to make adjustments! A variety of film projects including commercials, television and theatre have had yoyos in the main plot or storyline.
Yoyos in the spotlight
Let's take a look at some of the times that yoyos have been in the spotlight.
|Jet Airlines Commercial||Featuring yoyoer Patrick Mitchell (commercial)|
|House||Various episodes with Hugh Laurie as Dr. House playing a yoyo|
|Mash||A season five episode where a yoyo makes a fool of Major Frank Burns|
|The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour||Who could forget Tom (the yoyo man) and Dick|
|I Love Toys||The VH1 special feature|
|Ernest Goes To Africa||The hilarious misadventures of the misfit Ernest and how his "yoyo "gets him into and out of trouble|
|Zoolander||Steve Brown showcasing the prototype of the Duncan Trans-Axtion|
Famous yoyo players
These film projects have helped to launch more than a few yoyo players; the interest that they have generated has brought yoyos back to the forefront in every decade they were made in. That's not all though; besides in films, yoyos have debuted in comic books, novels, and video games! Yoyos are ingrained in the world culture in most every way that they can. A part of life for many in nearly every nation, yoyos come back into style every time they try to die out of popularity. The yoyo has more lives than a cat! We hope you have found some entertainment in these interesting tidbits.