Miniature and toy documentaries and reality shows you should definitely check out, listed by streaming service.
“the life and work of Kristin Baybars, a central figure within the toy-making community since the 1960s.”
A house of dolls and their dollmaker.
“Kath reflects on her life and art as she carves a place for herself in the precious world of miniatures.”
“a fascinating journey into lush, intricate and mesmerizing tiny worlds.”
5. Nix + Gerber
“An observation of art, partnership, and the creative process — seen through the lens of post-apocalyptic dioramas.”
“Artist Michael Paul Smith created a 1950s utopian town out of miniatures based on stories and moments from his childhood.”
“created in the 1930s and 1940s by a crime-fighting grandmother, Frances Glessner Lee created the Nutshells to help homicide detectives hone their investigative skills.”
“11 tops designers are each given the same dollhouse, a $500 budget, and one goal: make it the coolest dollhouse you’ve ever seen.”
“This series takes a look at some of America’s greatest toy franchises, including the people and companies that created them, telling the stories of the rise — and, sometimes, fall — of the billion-dollar creations.”
10. A Toy Store Near You
“delving into the history, selection, and the people that make each store unique. The majority of the proceeds from the series will directly benefit each store that is featured”
11. Plastic Crack
“A Docu-series following some of the world’s most influential toy collectors, as they search for the true meaning of what many would call an “addiction””
12. Toy Hunter
“This reality series follows Hembrough as he travels the country in search of hidden treasures to sell to his buyers around the world.”
13. Lego Masters
“Teams of two LEGO enthusiasts go head-to-head, with infinite possibilities and an unlimited supply of LEGO bricks.”
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