Thursday, June 2, 2011

Nerd Worlds Collide! Muppet Star Wars Action Figures!

Posted By on Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 5:00 PM

star_wars_muppets.gif

Yes, it will be a little bit of a hassle to have to travel to Disneyland to purchase the Muppet Star Wars toys. Yes, I'm sure at some point I will question when I'll stop getting excited by nostalgic pop culture merchandise. However, it will be all worth it when I have a Link Hogthrob as Han Solo toy on my desk.

From Disney:

Cody shared with me an early mock-up of the packaging featuring Beaker as C-3PO and Dr. Bunsen Honeydew as R2-D2. The other sets will include Link Hogthrob as Han Solo with Fozzy the Bear as Chewbacca, and (my favorite) Sam the Eagle as Obi-Wan Kenobi with Gonzo as Darth Vader complete with his chicken Camilla as a Stormtrooper.

These figures won’t arrive until Fall at Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort. If you are visiting Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, you can see them on display in Jabba’s Hut, the specially-designed merchandise location near Disney’s Rock ‘N’ Roller Coaster.

Tags: , , , , , ,

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Dan Gibson

Today | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon | Tue | Wed

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Cool Summer Nights

Beat Arizona heat and enjoy a family-friendly outing during the Desert Museum’s Cool Summer Nights. The stunning… More

@ Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Saturdays, 5-10 p.m. Continues through Sept. 2 2021 N. Kinney Road.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Dr. Word Says: Trump Tries His Hand at Poetry (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Quick Bites: Tequila Takeover (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Cinema Clips: War for the Planet of the Apes (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Flake Loves Him Some Cruzcare (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Flake Takes a Turn To the Right (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2017 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation