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Whose watching the Watches! Kermit Watch at Walmart!

Discussion in 'Muppet Merchandise' started by Ruahnna, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. Ruahnna

    Ruahnna Well-Known Member

    This is SOOOOO cool! My wonderful spouse got this for me as an early Christmas present![​IMG]
  2. redBoobergurl

    redBoobergurl Well-Known Member

    That is awesome! Does it buckle or is it a stretchy band? I have very tiny wrists, so I usually need something adjustable.
  3. Muppet fan 123

    Muppet fan 123 Well-Known Member

    Wow! It looks a lot like Walter's watch too
  4. ilovemuppet4eva

    ilovemuppet4eva Active Member

    If you do not mind me asking, how much was the watch at walmart? Also, did they have anyother muppet watches or merchandise at walmart? I am trying to determine if today is going to be a "run to walmart" day.
  5. Walter

    Walter Active Member

    That does kinda look like Walter's watch!
  6. beaker

    beaker Well-Known Member

    Very cool, 1993 Applause era Muppety vibe going on, I dig it. Tho im terrible with non digital watches
  7. Ruahnna

    Ruahnna Well-Known Member

    Well, I have learned to do without a watch because of the whole cell phone/watch duplicity thing, but this isn't just a timepiece--it's a statement. I am OUT THERE as a muppet fan in this, baby! Ask me about the new movie! I am READY!
  8. beaker

    beaker Well-Known Member

    Oh duh! I forgot about the cell phone thing. Yeah I dont know anyone who uses a watch to tell time, so these truly are unique accessories. But yeah Im a huge fan of that 1993-1997 Muppet collectible era, as I feel some really unique art and concepts came from that time merchandise wise and this feels squarely within that
  9. Enginerd

    Enginerd Member

    They had an Animal watch of similar design at my local Walmart. I love the design of these watches, but I just wish they were smaller. The face of the watch is a bit big for me.
  10. Ruahnna

    Ruahnna Well-Known Member

    Yeah--the face of the watch is HUGE. Really. But GREAT advertising!
  11. Epiphany

    Epiphany New Member

    A couple people have referenced Walter's watch in this thread...has anyone seen the actual watch Walter was wearing in the movie? My wife has been wanting a Kermit watch for years, but has been very specific in what she wants; nothing we ever looked at was "quite right." Then today, watching the movie, she almost jumped up in the middle of the theater; turns out Walter's watch is EXACTLY what she wants. I've searched all over, and have been unable to find it. Can anyone offer any assistance? Thanks!
  12. Cindy

    Cindy Moderator Staff Member

    [​IMG]

    I think it's this one right? Got that image from a random auction website. Which I hate to say it would be the most likely place to find one at this point. Good luck!
  13. Puckrox

    Puckrox Well-Known Member

    I wish the watch had number on it though. I feel like the only point of wearing it would be to show the world I loved Muppets. The second someone would ask me for the time I'd be useless.
  14. Cindy

    Cindy Moderator Staff Member

    What are you talking about? It's clearly 4:45 by that watch. ;)

    Oh wait, correction... 4:45 PM.
  15. Epiphany

    Epiphany New Member

    Cindy, that's the one! I did find it on eBay, for $150. Seems like a lot for a pretty basic watch, although it has a great look to it and I can understand it being a collectible. Unfortunately, my wife is insanely frugal, to the point where she would absolutely go wild-eyed Piggy on me for spending that kind of money on this, no matter how much she loves the watch. Guess I'll keep poking around. Thanks for your help!
  16. adenkelten

    adenkelten New Member

    Awesome watch Ruahnna, it was really nice. Here is mine.

    [​IMG]
  17. Bananapudding

    Bananapudding New Member

    Hi;

    I only just stumbled on this whilst looking on the internet for Kermit watches.

    I have the watch in the photo (aka Walters watch!:0)

    These were given as gifts to employees of the Jim Henson Organisation in the UK around 1997/1998.

    As I recall, production was very limited; hence the high value today.

    Hope this helps :0)


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