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What are the highest quality Fraggle plush?

Discussion in 'Fraggle Rock' started by lotusoftheleaf, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    The Sababa ones were about the same price, if nothing a little less than Manhattan until they started hitting bigger retailers, like Target. The Red, Gobo, and Wembley that came with DVD's sold at Target for 15, when they were going for 20 at smaller stores. The middle sized ones I only saw at smaller stores for 10-12, until they hit clearance mode at KB, when they were 3 for 10 or so... the 2 miniplush that came with a DVD I only saw at Marshall's for 6 or 7, and I really wish I picked those up when i had a chance.
  2. beakerfan76

    beakerfan76 Well-Known Member

    I see. I tell ya, I almost got the Red with DVD on eBay, but I got outbid at the last minute. However, I have the complete series and another Red I bought from a seller, so I guess I came out on top. :coy:

    Now I see why Manhattan Toy should make smaller fraggles for those with modest budgets or collectors who had the Sababa dolls. The only fear I'd have would be the amount of quality the smaller dolls would have, since the normal sizes have a few quirks about them (Mokey and Matt's color, Boober's hair problem, I heard there were some eye problems with Red).
  3. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    Lemme tell you this.. I got the Sababa medium sized Red last last minute... when KB was going under, just before they cleared out all the good stuff. I managed to snag the 12" Wembely with the DVD for about 7 or 8 bucks (forget exactly) and I never got the chance to go back and get the other 2... though Wembely was the one I wanted the most (never managed to get the Hasbro Softee version of him... I got Boober, though).

    Oh, and to answer someone's question from a bit ago, yes... there was indeed a Red and a Gobo under 3 figure (Gobo held a carrot for some reason, Red had the more appropriate radish... I kinda like them over the cars) but I only found Red at the comics store... I definitely would have got both if they had them. I found a ..well, I guess rare still in package under 3 Plucky Duck at the same place, but not Gobo. No one really asked for the under 3's, and I wonder what the rarity of them is.

    Now, the Doozer in the McD's kid's meal, according to Muppet Wiki was test market stuff... they had one with 2 generic Doozers, one with Cotterpin... but they never made it nationally, and I'd stand to say that no one ever actually seen one of either of them.
  4. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

    We have both of these. They are nice since they include not just Doozers but their vehicles as well.
  5. beakerfan76

    beakerfan76 Well-Known Member

    Yeah because I saw the Doozer ones on eBay, but the only official Mcd premiums were of the Fraggles (Four, if memory serve me, with Boober and Wembley sharing a car). OF those, the only one I have so far is Gobo. I kinda had a gut feeling the Doozers were just a test market, but I could have sworn I saw one at a flea market years ago in a box of random fast food toys.
  6. Gonzo's Hobbit

    Gonzo's Hobbit Well-Known Member

    Does anyone have an opinion on on the Manhattan Red plush? I was looking at it on Amazon today and actually got a good look at the stock photo and the plush is really weird looking in it.
  7. beakerfan76

    beakerfan76 Well-Known Member

    I had my eye on one, but a review on Amazon kinda steered me away. The head shape is accurate, but the eyes are kinda sewn to where it looks like she's looking down than forward, her hair isn't very lively, and she has nothing in her mouth to make it completely close.
  8. Gonzo's Hobbit

    Gonzo's Hobbit Well-Known Member

    So I got my Wembley plush today. He's really cute and pretty good looking. The one thing that bugs me about him is that his skin is really yellow, not yellowish-green. It's not too big of a problem though because everything else about him definately says Wembley and I love him just the same. It's just a little weird.
  9. Puckrox

    Puckrox Well-Known Member

    Where'd you get it from? I've been considering getting a Wembley plushie.
  10. Gonzo's Hobbit

    Gonzo's Hobbit Well-Known Member

    I got him from Amazon, from the manhattan toy line.
  11. muppet fan girl

    muppet fan girl Well-Known Member

  12. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    EGAD! A doll with Sprocket's body and the face of Mr. Herriman of Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends.
  13. beakerfan76

    beakerfan76 Well-Known Member

    Dr Tooth, you made me spit out my Dr. Pepper laughing at that comment. :D But where's his monocle?

    Anywho, they look great, Muppet Fan Girl. I was wanting to pick up a Wembley for myself and one for a friend. :coy:
  14. Gonzo's Hobbit

    Gonzo's Hobbit Well-Known Member

    Thanks for those pics Muppet Fan Girl. Does anyone else thing that Gobo has way too much hair? I just think he looks a little odd.
  15. beakerfan76

    beakerfan76 Well-Known Member

    Now that you mention it, he does seem to be quite wealthy on the follicle department. Maybe he grew it out since Fraggle's cancellation? xD
  16. dwmckim

    dwmckim Well-Known Member

    All the better to reinact the "Don't you need a haircut, Boy?" scene from "Gobo's Discovery" with!
    Plaid Fraggle likes this.
  17. Gonzo's Hobbit

    Gonzo's Hobbit Well-Known Member

    Yes! All you'd need is a Matt doll (which they have which is awesome) and roll his sleevs up.

    I'm trying to decide if I should get a Mokey or Boober the next time I get one (if I decide to that is) does anyone have any thoughts?
  18. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    His unruly eyebrow hair ate it.

    I've given them the benefit of the doubt on the others, and in no way the scrutiny that everyone else has been giving them, but their Sprocket is just off... The eyes and nose both have to be much bigger to really look like Sprocket. So far, I'm getting This out of him. Maybe if someone grooms those eyebrows and side whiskers, it would look a bit more like him as well.
  19. Gonzo's Hobbit

    Gonzo's Hobbit Well-Known Member

    Here's a website that has some more other angle pics of the fraggles to go a long with the link Lotus posted. What's nice is it shows Red and Gobo as well and this is the first ever non-amazon pic I've seen of the Red Manhattan plush and it doesn't look to bad.

    http://www.toughpigs.com/fair-play-2010/ The pics are near the bottom

    Anyway, I found it helpful thought you guys might find it helpful as well.
  20. Gonzo's Hobbit

    Gonzo's Hobbit Well-Known Member

    I was browsing around on Amazon today and foundt his for anyone looking for Doozer plushes. These stood out to me for two reasons, the first becaus eI don't think I've seen them before and the second because Cotterpin's included in this set.

    PS, something kinda funny about them is strictly speaking I think they're taller than actually Doozers.


    If anybody cares.

    Also, I got Red about a week ago and I love her!

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