Talkboy released by the popular at the time Tiger Electronics company well known for their handheld LCD games. The product originally debuted as a non-working prop after Macaulay Culkin featured it in the 1992 movie Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. Later after the toy was released to the market in 1993 had a variable speed playback and could record audio through it's extendable microphone, as seen in the movie. Popular with kids who liked to play with their voice, prank or pretend spy it is typically an item anyone will remember. Numerous models have been released since it's debut such as Talkgirl, Talkboy Deluxe, Talkboy Jr which was smaller. Talkboy FX was another product that was merely a pen that could record and had 6 sound effects. Visit the site to see a commercial featuring the product.