1. Welcome to the Muppet Central Forum!
    You are viewing our forum as a guest. Join our free community to post topics and start private conversations. Please contact us if you need help with registration or your account login.

  2. Help Muppet Central Radio
    We need your help to continue Muppet Central Radio. Show your support and listen regularly and often via Radionomy's website, official apps and the WinAmp Media Player. Learn More

    Dismiss Notice
  3. "Muppet Guys Talking" Debuts On-line
    Watch the inspiring documentary "Muppet Guys Talking", read fan reactions and let us know your thoughts on the Muppet release of the year.

    Dismiss Notice
  4. Sesame Street Season 48
    Sesame Street's 48th season officially began Saturday November 18 on HBO. After you see the new episodes, post here and let us know your thoughts.

    Dismiss Notice

What size are the busts? (heh-heh.....)

Discussion in 'Muppet Merchandise' started by Gonzo, Dec 29, 2002.

  1. Gonzo

    Gonzo Well-Known Member

    What size are the Sideshow Muppet Busts? I know they're a relatively small size, but I'm trying to decide if I want to delve into them or not.

    Estimated size?

  2. radionate

    radionate Well-Known Member

    Double D

    (sorry, I couldn't resist)
  3. sarah_yzma

    sarah_yzma Well-Known Member

    aww man that's horrible *stifles her own laugh*
  4. Luke

    Luke Well-Known Member

    Delve into them ? heh heh !

    I guess if they seem a little small you could always use something to give them a bit of uplift !
  5. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

  6. uncleduke

    uncleduke Well-Known Member

    They are not all that large, but bigger than some.
    If you are used to seein' busts in museums, the Muppets are a bit smaller.
    If you are used to seeing busts in Comic shops, Kermit and Company are a litte larger.
    They are about the same scale as a classic G.I. Joe, or a Sideshow Toys 12" figure.
    We stock them in our shop, and have gone through several of each.
    I originally planned to order one case of each (3 pieces per) Keep one, Send one to a regular customer, and sell one.
    We have gone through at least 6-12 of each, and I have not kept any, they do not stick around long enough!
  7. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member


    Thanks for the info. Nice to hear they are selling well.

    Anyone else have any reports or sightings?
  8. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    The busts are rather small. I didn't expect that. The actual Muppet portion - of Beaker - is about as tall as the Fozzie figure. The rest are about as tall as Palisade's Kermit figure. Of course it's wider because it's mainly just the head of the characters. ;)

    [Correction was made to be clear] :)
  9. Gonzo

    Gonzo Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the info, people--it helped me make my decision.

  10. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    Well...what was the decision? LOL!
  11. Gonzo

    Gonzo Well-Known Member


    My decision is...as much as I would LOVE them, I probably can't afford to do it right now. We just moved into a three-bedroom townhouse (from a one-bedroom pit), and in between that and Miles wanting clothes and food and me wanting all sorts of stuff, I'll probably put those on indefinite hold.

    Then again, some of them, like Rowlf, look too good to pass up.

    So I don't know if my decision is made or not, but I'd rather collect the Palisades figures and the Time-Life DVDs for the time being. And that's a fairly large proportion of our income right now. I've really gotta finish school someday.

  12. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    Ahh...I get ya. The Rowlf one really is the one to get so far (and maybe in the entire series). This is the best Rowlf likeness ever made (and probably the best that ever will be made). It looks like Kermit, Rowlf, Miss Piggy, Gonzo and maybe Scooter are the five busts to get. The rest don't seem that impressive. They are ridiculously expensive too. I didn't know how small they actually were. Rowlf was the only one actually worth the price. They are a numbered limited edition, but I don't think they will sell out that fast. We'll see. They almost look too good in their boxes to take them out.

    The figures are much more fun, though. After an hour or so looking at the busts, they aren't that interesting anymore.
  13. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    Everyone at MC could pitch in a quarter and probably afford to buy me the Fozzie when it comes out!!


  14. Gonzo

    Gonzo Well-Known Member

    LOL---only if they do the same to buy me Gonzo!


    (I'll send you my quarter)
  15. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    Hiya Quinnnnn(etc)nn,

    It might be quicker to just email me the quarter.

  16. Janice & Mokey's Man

    Janice & Mokey's Man Well-Known Member

    Hey Kevin, how's about buyin' me the Janice and Sam Eagle busts in exchange fer yer Christmas present? :)

    Then we can call it "even"!

  17. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    Even? Even?

    I got something to make it even for you...has a 36 elastic waist, and smells SO good...
  18. Gonzo

    Gonzo Well-Known Member

    For once, I really REALLY don't want to know...

  19. Janice & Mokey's Man

    Janice & Mokey's Man Well-Known Member

    and neither do I...
  20. anathema

    anathema Well-Known Member

    The 36" waist could be old Hilda, but I ain't too sure about the rest... :)

Share This Page