Here’s Vin Diesel Hawking Street Sharks
Remember Street Sharks? No one will hold it against you if you don't; in fact, I'm surprised I remember them.
Oh, who am I kidding? All I do is remember completely pointless crap from the 90s.
Well, Street Sharks were a series of action figures--and a really, really awful animated series--featuring sharks being badasses. I know what you're thinking: "Yeah, but sharks are already badasses." True. But are they badasses walking around the street with bats and chains and all that stuff that people thought that tough guys did in the 1980s and 1990s? I didn't think so.
Seriously, here's an entire episode of Street Sharks for you.
It was a time of people making all sorts of shows featuring anthropomorphic animals being street toughs: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Biker Mice from Mars, Street Sharks.
Before any of his successes as an action star, Vin Diesel--still looking very much like Vin Diesel--was hawkin' Street Sharks action figures at toy fairs. And now there's video:
The 90s were insane.