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The Game of Jaws

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The spring-loaded dexterity game The Game of Jaws, by toy company Ideal, is a classic 1970's game/toy that any kid who lived through that era is sure to remember.

The game's concept itself is simple: after filling the large plastic shark's mouth/gullet up with all of the flotsam and jetsam, players take turns trying to hook the junk out of the beast's mouth with a plastic gaff. The trick: don't let Jaws's jaws snap shut on you or you're out. After all the junk has been retrieved, he who possesses the most wins.

A fun game in the nerve-wracking tradition of the similarly classic Operation game. Not for the weak of heart or nerves...

The game color pieces do vary in some of the games listed below besides the original 1975 version which are blue and white

1975 Ideal Jaws Game junk pieces. Here are the game pieces that go into the sharks mouth- Blue Pieces (Shoe - Gun - Wagon Wheel - Jug - Camera - Car Tire - Hand - Walkie Talkie - Anchor - Lantern) White Pieces (Human Bone - Skull - Fish Bone) There should be 13 pieces in the game. The game also included 1 Hook

1997 Marx Sharkie's Diner Game junk pieces. Here are the game pieces that go in the sharks mouth - Green Pieces (Lantern - Walkie Talkie - Hand/Glove - Boot - Jug - Anchor - Car Tire - Wagon Wheel - Camera - Gun) Yellow Pieces (Lantern - Walkie Talkie - Hand/Glove - Boot - Jug - Anchor - Car Tire - Wagon Wheel - Camera - Gun) White Pieces (Bone - Skull - Fish Bone) There should be 23 pieces in the game. This version came with two hooks

2009 Ideal Sharky's Diner junk pieces. Here are the game pieces that go in the sharks mouth - Blue Pieces (Lantern - Walkie Talkie - Hand/Glove - Boot - Jug - Anchor - Car Tire - Wagon Wheel - Camera) Yellow Pieces (Lantern - Walkie Talkie - Hand/Glove - Boot - Jug - Anchor - Car Tire - Wagon Wheel - Camera) White Pieces (Bone - Skull - Fish Bone) There should be 21 pieces in the game. This version came with two hooks

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