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14 Cartoons That Totally Sum Up Parents' Love/Hate Relationship With Toys

11/03/2016 03:12pm ET | Updated December 6, 2017
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'Tis the season when parents scour the toy stores for what we are absolutely 100 percent certain our kids will love... only to discover just how wrong we are when our efforts, unwrapped at last, are met with disappointment or indifference, tossed aside in favor of something cheap, noisy and guaranteed to really hurt when we step on it in the dark.

Fortunately, toy misery loves company. Here, we've rounded up 14 cartoons that completely capture the love/hate relationship parents have with their kids' toys.

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