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19 Essential Items from Echo Park Time Travel Mart

Ever wondered what's inside the Echo Park Time Travel Mart? Maybe you've stopped by but didn't have enough time to peruse the shelves. Maybe you've been meaning to go, but couldn't schedule it in. Presented here for your enjoyment are 19 essential items from the store.

1. The Front Door

Definitely not to be missed. Look closely at the stickers.

19 Essential Items from Echo Park Time Travel Mart

2. Dodo Chow

A Time Travel Mart classic.

19 Essential Items from Echo Park Time Travel Mart

3. Aztec Pocket Calendar

Convenient travel size! Ends in 2012. Or maybe that was the Mayan Pocket Calendar.

19 Essential Items from Echo Park Time Travel Mart

4. Fresh Donuts.

I didn't check to see if they really were fresh.

19 Essential Items from Echo Park Time Travel Mart

5. Duel Starter

The hipster girl at the counter told me that these are really popular. Makes sense. Los Angeles is really violent.

19 Essential Items from Echo Park Time Travel Mart

6. Closed Circuit Camera Monitors

If you look at the monitors, you can watch footage of people from different times looting the store. Kind of genius.

19 Essential Items from Echo Park Time Travel Mart

7. Slushie Machine

Always broken.

19 Essential Items from Echo Park Time Travel Mart

8. Famous Last Words

Collect them all! My favorite: Napoleon Bonaparte, "Josephine."

19 Essential Items from Echo Park Time Travel Mart

9. Genie Lamps

Perhaps the most essential item in the store. Lets you wish for anything else in the store.

19 Essential Items from Echo Park Time Travel Mart

10. Harpoons

Ha!

19 Essential Items from Echo Park Time Travel Mart

11. Knight Helmets

Assorted styles for assorted knights.

19 Essential Items from Echo Park Time Travel Mart

12. Industrial Revolution Pollution

I know what you're thinking, "Like we need more of this?"

19 Essential Items from Echo Park Time Travel Mart

13. Medicinal Leeches

Yes, these leeches really suck. They seemed to be very much alive.

19 Essential Items from Echo Park Time Travel Mart

14. Mammoth Chunks

See: Dodo Chow.

19 Essential Items from Echo Park Time Travel Mart

15. Informational Posters

Not for sale, but still neat-o.

19 Essential Items from Echo Park Time Travel Mart

16. King Tut Action Figure

His "action" poses are all the same. Or so subtly different as to be practically the same.

19 Essential Items from Echo Park Time Travel Mart

17. Clone Machine

It was being serviced last time I was there. Last thing you want is a broken clone machine making imperfect copies.

19 Essential Items from Echo Park Time Travel Mart

18. Bulletin Board

There were flyers for a Versailles Estate Sale and "Now Hiring Manager at Plato's Cave."

19 Essential Items from Echo Park Time Travel Mart

19. Robot Milk

Why do robots need milk?

19 Essential Items from Echo Park Time Travel Mart