I suspect quality control and eye placement will improve with Travis helming the Muppet brand over at MR. It still boggles my mind how anyone can mass-produce a Muppet, much less get the pupils uniform. However, they really should and can be better at $299 a pop. I think it will be an easy fix. General Question: About the nose, I was wondering before I got him if there was some sort of material that could "frost" the nose fabric? I probably won't go that rout, but am still curious.