Nighttime Necessities

The Nighttime Necessities is an American Girl of Today accessory released in 1997 and retired in 2001. Retail cost was $20.

Flex Light

Twist and bend flexible black and red light. To turn on, twist the red grip marks at the bottom of the light, right; to turn off, twist the red grips marks, left. Requires 2 button cell AG13 batteries.

Alarm Clock/Phone

Black multi-function, multi-colored alarm clock that also functions as a phone. Cordless handset fits into fitted, sideways base; top of base is slotted to allow removal/replacement of handset. Right side of base has multi-colored AGOT logo over speaker. Unit requires 4 AAA batteries.


  • Alarm clock features a day/time digital display; the ability to record a personal wake-up message or set an alarm beep, and includes a snooze feature.
  • Alarm buttons and labels: green/SELECT, red/REC (record), yellow/MODE, orange/SET.
  • Blue labeled "SNOOZE" button top of phone base.


  • Black handset features multi-color numeric buttons and a silver functional antennae.
  • Angular handset speaker and ear piece.
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