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The new Beanie Bubble movie (available on Apple TV) documents the rise and epic fall of the Beanie Baby craze of the 1990’s. Beanie Babies are notable for their website, the first true “e-commerce” site. The year was 1995, before the likes of Amazon and right around the time eBay was founded. The site spawned a viral movement that had not been seen before. In the movie, the company’s CEO first goes into a tirade over people who would “pirate” his website’s images and photos, before realizing the benefits of rapidly spreading information online which prompts a laugh-out-loud one-liner.