Vintage Soaky bubble bath toys: Cartoon characters & more

Vintage Soaky bubble bath toys

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Soaky was a popular brand of bubble bath in the ’60s, which kids loved because the plastic bottles were shaped like famous cartoon characters. See some of the old toys and find out more here!

The old Soaky TV commercial jingle

Soaky soaks you clean
In oceans full of fun
Scrubbly bubbly flibbity flubbity
Clean before you’re done
Soaky soaks you clean
And every girl and boy
Gets a toy when it’s empty
When it’s empty, it’s a toy!

Donald Duck & Porky Pig Soaky TV commercial

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Fill a stocking with a Soaky bubble bath Santa (1962)

The fun bath kids love… and when it’s empty, it’s a toy! 

Colgate Soaky — The Fun Bath

Fill a stocking with a Soaky bubble bath Santa (1962)

Top Cat cartoon character (1963)

Vintage Top Cat Soaky bubble bath toy - 1963

Baba Looey from Quick Draw McGraw Show (1963)

Vintage Baba Looey Soaky bubble bath toy - 1963

The Beatles’ Paul McCartney Soaky doll toy (1965)

Only Paul & Ringo were made into bottles — not George and John.

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Vintage Beatles Soaky bubble bath toy - 1965

Vintage clown Soaky bubble bath toy (1963)

Vintage clown Soaky bubble bath toy - 1965

Huckleberry Hound (1963)

Vintage Huckleberry Hound bubble bath toy - 1963

Pebbles Flintstone doll (1963)

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Vintage Pebbles Flintstone Soaky bubble bath toy - 1963

Sylvester the Cat (1965)

Vintage Sylvester the Cat Soaky bubble bath toy - 1965

Dick Tracy and Musky Muskrat advert (1965)

Dick Tracy and Musky Muskrat Soaky the Fun Bath 1965

Vintage Soaky characters from TV & pop culture

Among those included from 1963: Casper the Friendly Ghost, Pinocchio, Smokey the Bear, Alvin Chipmunk, Bugs Bunny, Rocky & Bullwinkle

Vintage Soaky bubble bath toys from 1965

Popeye and Brutus TV commercial

“It’s more fun than getting dirty!”

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What would you do with 3,000 Soaky toys? (1965)

From the Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Florida) November 3, 1965

Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Florida)03 Nov 1965, WedPage 10

A list of Soaky toy characters

(This is not a complete list)

Alvin and the Chipmunks
Atom Ant
Baba Looey
Bamm-Bamm Rubble
Barney Rubble
Batman & Robin
Beatle Paul McCartney
Beatle Ringo Starr
Bozo the Clown
Bugs Bunny
Deputy Dawg
Dick Tracy
Dino (Flintstone)
Donald Duck
Dopey (Dwarf)
Felix the Cat
Fire engine
Fred Flintstone
Huckleberry Hound
Magilla Gorilla
Mickey Mouse
Mighty Mouse
Mr. Magoo
Mush Mouse
Musky Muskrat
Pebbles Flintstone
Peter Potamus
Porky Pig
Ricochet Rabbit
Rocky the Flying Squirrel
Santa Claus
Secret Squirrel
Smokey the Bear
Snow White
Sylvester the Cat
Tennessee Tuxedo
The Mummy
The Wolf Man
Top Cat
Tweety Bird
Woody Woodpecker
Yogi Bear

Porky Pig: Th… th… that’s all the Soaky, folks!

Vintage Porky Pig Soaky bubble bath toy - 1963

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  1. Thank you for posting this. I remember these items on TV, in prints, and a few in our 1960s pink bathroom.

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