The Koosh Ball

Named for the sound it made when it hit the floor, the "Koosh!" ball was developed by Scott Stillinger as a toy his daughters could throw and catch.  It was introduced in time for the 1988 holiday season.  It had a slight revival in the mid- to late-1990s when <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB004216" title="Rosie O'Donnell" href="/topic/entertainment/television/rosie-odonnell-PECLB004216.topic">Rosie O'Donnell</a> would launch them into her studio audience during the taping of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP004494" title="NBC (tv network)" href="/topic/economy-business-finance/media-industry/television-industry/nbc-%28tv-network%29-ORCRP004494.topic">NBC</a> Studios' "The Rosie O'Donnell Show"
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Named for the sound it made when it hit the floor, the "Koosh!" ball was developed by Scott Stillinger as a toy his daughters could throw and catch. It was introduced in time for the 1988 holiday season. It had a slight revival in the mid- to late-1990s when Rosie O'Donnell would launch them into her studio audience during the taping of NBC Studios' "The Rosie O'Donnell Show"

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