Fisher-Price Screwy Looey
(BMT / Mattel Fisher-Price)
Screwy Looey was originally called "Billy And the Bolts, the Silly
Drilly Game", which is kind of a mouthful. Each player gets a bunch of
big bolts with very frightened faces. The players take turns trying to
drive their bolts into a tic-tac-toe board playfield. Each player gets
a random amount of time for each turn. The original prototype had a
reverse switch so the player could either drive in his own bolts or
drive out his opponent's. The reverse feature was taken out to make the
Our webmaster found a review of Looey on Amazon.com ... it was written by none other than the toy's creator,
I'm a Toy inventor that works at BMT toy inventors in Chicago. Screwy Looey is one of my favorite things that I have done.
I can't wait for kids to start playing with him! It looks like Mattel did a great job making him. The drill has a silly
personality and an unpredictability that makes it a lot of fun to play with (the name we gave him was 'Silly Drilly').