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YIKES! Where did THESE come from?

ElecMayhem

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They were a part of a 12-inch plush line that was exclusively available at the UK Disney Store a few years back (circa 2007, I think). The rest of the line up included Fozzie, Gonzo, Miss Piggy, Bunsen, Beaker, Statler, Waldorf, Rizzo and Swedish Chef.

Also, Kermit, Fozzie, Gonzo, Miss Piggy, Animal and Beaker were available in a larger size, too.
 

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They were a part of a 12-inch plush line that was exclusively available at the UK Disney Store a few years back (circa 2007, I think). The rest of the line up included Fozzie, Gonzo, Miss Piggy, Bunsen, Beaker, Statler, Waldorf, Rizzo and Swedish Chef.
I'm hoping come movie time we'll get something with a MUCH higher quality.

Were the rest of the ones good looking, or did they all come out looking deranged?
 

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I like them...I believe I've got the Fozzie in my collection... :embarrassed:
 

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Aww, I like the Animal one. I believe someone on Tough Pigs once described it as: "Animal just got out of the dryer" LOL :halo:

Not to put a damper on all this, but I don't want to criticize these toys too much; they are probably made by children in sweatshops for very little money.
 

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Aw, I like Animal. He's like a big pompom with eyes XD
 

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They're a mixed bag, across the series.

Beaker is actually pretty good, and Bunsen is not bad. Rizzo is probably the worst.

There are a few of them floating around on eBay.co.uk now. I tried to post some links, but they're just showing up as text.

I have all 11. Overall, I like them -- they're not the best plush ever, but they're certainly not the worst. And at least they included characters like Bunsen, Statler and Waldorf!
 

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Yes these are uk Disney store plush minis from a few years ago.
 

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Aw, I like Animal. He's like a big pompom with eyes XD
I've been a strong opponent of lollipop head Animal for years. He has a shaggy, mussy, floppy fur, and it's not present in the merchandise like it should be. There are some examples of it getting done right, I'm just too lazy to go and look for them right now.

I'm sure the rest of the collection is great, but when it comes to Kermit, well... nothing throws the likeness off more than an odd looking mouth. They tried a LITTLE too hard to get those mouth corners, something a lot of bad Kermit's always do without. For a simple character, the likeness has to be just so, or it doesn't look right. When it comes to a Muppet plush, something so much as a nose places a couple centimeters lower can louse it up.
 

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Wow, if you already think THOSE plushesare FREAKING, you didn´t see mine yet.
They come from the muppets christmas movie from 2002 (when I was 5!), and I´d get them with a happy mail from MCdonalds!
I got two piggies and they look like Lips with the face of piggy. Rully, their hair is... Fluffy.
 
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