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Friday, October 2, 2015
31 Days of Toy Terror Returns: Jack-O-Lantern from Classic Favorites Bobble Heads: Holiday Friends by Entertainment Earth
I love to find more unusual things to review as part of 31 Days of Toy Terror! Today I'm looking at a really cool bobble head figure that I picked up on sale from Entertainment Earth in late August. I've never heard of these before but they're called Classic Favorites Bobble Heads. The Jack-O-Lantern is from a subset called Holiday Friends which includes a number of traditional holiday characters such as a vampire, a witch, cupid, Santa Claus, and a sexy Ms. Claus. I only bought the horror themed ones on sale (which I got for about $2 each!) and I've been placing them around the house as the make excellent Halloween decorations. I love scarecrows and pumpkin headed characters so I just knew I'd pick this guy up. Ready for a quick look? Then join me after the break...
Height: 7 inches
Articulation: Bobbling head
Non-Scalper Price: $13 dollars (but keep an eye out for sales..I paid $2!)
*This is an amazing pumpkin head sculpt! It's so handsome and manly! Seriously, I bet lots of people just love this guy. Hey...wait a minute! He looks just like me! Seriously, check out the side of your screen! Yup, this is basically a small statue paying tribute to the awesomeness of myself, Barbecue17! I love it! I'm equal parts fun and terrifying!
* These aren't quite the clothes I wear on normal occasions but I like them. It's interesting that Entertainment Earth chose to show me with straw coming out of my arms and legs: I only use that tactic when I'm trying to startle someone. I totally wear plaid button up shirts all the time but I'm not big on overalls. Not sure I ever owned a pair. Maybe I need to pick some up?
* I love the spiderweb base with the words "Spooktacular" on it. I am spooktacular! I'm always spooktacular! If you buy one of these and sit it around your house, you'll definitely have a better Halloween season. Every time you're going to do something you'll think "How could I make this spookier?"
*While I'm perfectly capable of standing up on my own I do like to rest against wooden poles. It's a nice detail!
I've reviewed a few other pumpkin headed and scarecrow themed toys:
Lego Minifigures: Series 11 (2013)
Playmobil Mystery Figures Series 3 (2013)
Batman: Arkham Knight by DC Collectibles (2015)
Legends of the Dark Knight by Kenner
Twister Strike Scarecrow
Movie Maniacs by McFarlane Toys
POP! Movies by Funko
Sam from Trick 'r Treat
ReAction Horror Series by FunKo (2014)
Sam from Trick 'r Treat