The collector's market for toys like this has really exploded in the last five or ten years. You just can't find toys that drink, smoke, or gamble anymore. People love these for bars, dens, and man caves.
- Fact 1: Rosko Toys manufactured many toys like this in the 1960s, as well as toys depicting smoking, gambling, and even stripping.
- Fact 2: This toy features Charley Weaver making a martini, drinking it, then turning red and having smoke pour from his ears.
- Fact 3: Actor Cliff Arquette played the character "Charley Weaver" on a series of radio and television shows beginning in the early 1950s.
- Fact 4: The Charley Weaver character was so popular that after his first appearance on The Tonight Show, Arquette very rarely appeared in public as himself.
- Fact 5: Cliff Arquette, as Charley Weaver, was a regular and had one of the most-visited spaces on the original Hollywood Squares.