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Sesame Street Prototypes Thread

Discussion in 'Action Figures' started by HamHock, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. HamHock

    HamHock Member

    Hi all. I been on this forum for a while now and I decided to start my own thread. I really wish we got the sesame street figs, they were so gorgeous! Well they were from what I can see : ELMO: http://www.flickr.com/photos/9302795@N03/3208281709/in/photostream/ COOKIE MONSTER: http://www.flickr.com/photos/9302795@N03/3208281055/in/photostream/ http://s35.photobucket.com/albums/d191/residentlilly/eBay_prototypes/sesame_street/?action=view¤t=muppets27.jpg OSCAR THE GROUCH: http://s35.photobucket.com/albums/d191/residentlilly/eBay_prototypes/sesame_street/?action=view¤t=02-09_03_046.jpg COUNT VON COUNT: http://www.flickr.com/photos/9302795@N03/3208280661/in/photostream/ BIG BIRD: http://www.flickr.com/photos/9302795@N03/3208280051/in/photostream/ BERT: http://www.flickr.com/photos/9302795@N03/3209124434/in/photostream/ ERNIE: http://s35.photobucket.com/albums/d191/residentlilly/eBay_prototypes/sesame_street/?action=view¤t=muppets-sesame_52.jpg GUY SMILEY:http://s35.photobucket.com/albums/d191/residentlilly/eBay_prototypes/sesame_street/?action=view¤t=ses_FPS_Guy-load.jpg TWO HEADED MONSTER: http://s35.photobucket.com/albums/d...ame_street/?action=view¤t=ses_FPS_2H-load.jpg

    I was wondering, if any of you people out there have seen these prototypes, Know stuff about them, Own any or if you even tried making a custom one of your own!

    This is my first thread so please, please, please be nice and reply

    Thanks,

    That guy who just wrote every thing you read ( or not, and your just looking at this )

    HamHock :flirt::flirt::flirt:
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  2. Hartley

    Hartley Member

    Hi HamHock!

    From the pics it looks like the Sesame St figures would have been every bit as good as the regular Muppet characters, it's absolutely heartbreaking that they never saw the light of day. But if you're really desperate, you can get Ernie on eBay for a mere $5,000! :p

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Muppets-Sesame-...tem&pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item5888bb755a

    Free shipping though, so that's something.

    Seriously though, if you get a chance to get a Super Grover, snap him up. He's just stunning, and my favourite of all the Palisades Muppets :super:

    Phil
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  3. HamHock

    HamHock Member

    Thanks for replying, Hartley.

    Ive seen Ernie before. I believe Ken Lilly himself is selling him and some others. But seeing as I can barely afford a released figure, and I am 11 and only get 5 green stuff a week I have to pass for now. I know the reason its so expensive is because Ken needs the money for his son, Bennet ( I think he has a type of epilepsy )


    Does any one know any more about the figs ?

    Thanks for visiting,

    HamHock :flirt::flirt::flirt:
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  4. GonzoLover85

    GonzoLover85 Member

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  5. Dearth

    Dearth Active Member

    He's also got the Two-Headed Monster for about $900.

    DN
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  6. The Count

    The Count Moderator Staff Member

    If anyone ends up buying from that Hong Kong seller, just make sure you're getting the real deal.

    BTW: I happen to have Super Grover, and the almost-final perfect painted and articulated versions of the Two-Headed Monster, Guy Smiley, Oscar The Grouch, and Ernie.
    Maybe I'll go after either the Count prototype or the diarama playset facade next.
    And yeah, I know... I need to take pics of my collection once it's all set up.
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  7. HamHock

    HamHock Member

    Wow, Count ! how did you come across those ? I bet they cost you a fortune! Im sooooooooooooo jealous!
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  8. The Count

    The Count Moderator Staff Member

    Yep. Was able to get them from another fellow forum member who was having some financial problems and had to unfortunately sell them. That was about four years or so ago.
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  9. beakerfan76

    beakerfan76 Member

    I'd go for The Count next, Count. After all, he is your namesake.

    I'd go for Guy myself, but being a high school senior, and with other priorities, I simply don't have the cash. :boo:
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  10. Dearth

    Dearth Active Member

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  11. b0bb33z3r

    b0bb33z3r New Member

    Seeing these pictures always makes me feel a deep sadness. I really would have loved to have seen this line come out.
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  12. Telly

    Telly Active Member

    If it HAD to be cancelled, I'm glad the first series didn't come out and then not get the second series. I couldn't imagine having Ernie without Bert!
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