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It’s But One other Very Merry Muppet Christmas Toy Listing by Nicholas Napoli


Right here I’m within the outdated farmhouse, on the snowy hill, good and cosy by a roaring hearth, the Christmas decorations are up, and I’m sitting in my rocking chair, knitting, feeling just a bit unhappy that I don’t have any Muppet presents underneath my tree this 12 months. Why is that I hear you ask? Am I poor? Properly sure however that has by no means stopped me from shopping for Muppets, I took out a small mortgage as soon as, so I may compensate for my payments and purchase a Grasp Duplicate Gonzo while I used to be at it. This 12 months although has been so hectic, I’ve been so busy, particularly these previous couple of months that I didn’t notice how close to Christmas was and forgot to do my finish of 12 months on-line Muppet purchasing, gained’t get right here on time. Fortunately, I’ve managed to purchase all of the presents I wanted to purchase for everybody else, I’m so glad as I at all times have at the very least one reward left to purchase on Christmas Eve and I hate that. Anyway, my airplane leaves for California in three hours, I higher get this listing accomplished, what may a Muppet Fan ask for this Christmas? 

Dinosaurs arrives on Disney+ on January 29 th 2021 and though I don’t have Disney+ I couldn’t be happier. This present is timeless, not solely will it by no means really feel dated (minus Earl’s shirt) however the reveals messages simply acquire power because the years progress. I really hope a complete new technology of followers get hooked on this present and once they do, they’ll be fortunate sufficient to search out merchandise of their favorite prehistoric household, because of no apart from Funko Pops. All 5 of the Sinclair household can be found, although I’m realizing that Child Sinclair is changing into arduous to search out and costs are slowly rising, if he’s in your listing, I wouldn’t wait too lengthy to get him. I’m so glad Funko created these, like me I think about there’s a complete bunch of people that have waited twenty years so as to add extra Dinosaurs to their collections. All I had rising up have been the Dinosaurs motion figures which included the principle 5 and B.P Richfield, I additionally had the speaking Child Sinclair. I’ve at all times needed so as to add at the very least Ethyl and Roy to my assortment, Monica, Spike, Mindy, Turtlepuss, Timmy, I’ll take as many characters as I can get, let’s hope Funko Pops releases a second collection. Talking of Disney+ and Funko Pops I simply must say how a lot I loved Earth To Ned, a lot in order that I need merchandise, Ned, Cornelius and the Clods Funko Pops, particularly with new episodes airing on Disney+ on January 1 st 2021, while we’re at it Funko, I wouldn’t thoughts a Weldon The Troll Funko Pop both. 

The Darkish Crystal: Age of Resistance may need been cancelled by Netflix however the story in addition to merchandise nonetheless retains on coming, the reveals life continues and hopefully sometime, by some means, we’ll get a season two. By Archaia Comics the story of The Darkish Crystal: Age of Resistance continues to increase with a twelve-book story that has not too long ago concluded in addition to a pleasant assortment of books, which takes you each behind and in entrance of the scenes. An Age of Resistance Ways sport was launched 

earlier this 12 months on each the

PlayStation4 and the Nintendo Swap. Not too long ago a collector’s model of the sport has been launched for each consoles, which options numerous good cool extras, which could get somebody who doesn’t personal both console to purchase this, if I can discover it. Essentially the most collectable of all The Darkish Crystal: Age Of Resistance collectables has bought to be because of Weta Collectables who’ve put out some lovely Age of Resistance statues, which if I may afford, I’d accumulate all of them. Not solely did we get Age of Resistance Funko Pops however a number of months later they launched an unique set that includes my all-time favorite The Darkish Crystal characters, The Heretic and The Wonderer. We additionally bought some cool Age of Resistance ReAction Determine which go properly with the unique The Darkish Crystal set that got here out a number of years earlier, I hope we get extra of those.

River Horse will increase their The Darkish Crystal video games assortment, having already launched The Darkish Crystal Board Recreation, they’re now additionally releasing a roleplaying journey sport, not set to be launched till subsequent 12 months although. “This 200-page e book, penned by Janet Forbes and Jack Caesar, encompasses a roleplaying sport marketing campaign set in each the unique The Darkish Crystal movie and The Darkish Crystal: Age of Resistance collection. It comprises a easy guidelines system, a GM toolkit, and a 100-scene journey that additionally works with different sport engines.

The e book additionally showcases a fully-illustrated map of Thra, prolonged fold-outs, and transparency overlays. Illustrations for the e book have been accomplished by Brian Froud, Johnny Frazer-Allen, Chris Caesar, and extra.” Labyrinth shall be getting a complete new sequel quickly, which I think about will deliver a bunch of recent merchandise alongside of it. For now, River Horse haven’t solely launched a Labyrinth Board Recreation with Goblins and Fireys enlargement packs, and a card set however will even have a brand new sport accessible quickly titled “Prepared, Regular, Worm”. And if we have been hoping for any new Fraggle Rock merchandise not too long ago, sadly there hasn’t been any. On the optimistic aspect, the Fraggles did return again with a brand new TV-Present for Apple TV and shall be returning once more at some point with a brand new Fraggle Rock collection. This new present will hopefully give us extra merchandise and hopefully lastly some Gorg toys! I’m nonetheless hoping Funko Pops will launch 6” figures of Junior Gorg, Ma Gorg and Pa Gorg in addition to proceed their common line with Trash-Heap, Philo and Gunge, Doc, The Storyteller, The Worlds Oldest Fraggle however most significantly of all Cantus, that might be superb. 

Sesame Avenue have not too long ago celebrated their 50 th Anniversary and with that yow will discover Sesame Avenue merchandise in all places, an excessive amount of for me to listing. Though I feel it’s secure to say, that the perfect, most welcomed Sesame Avenue toy that has been launched this 12 months, was all because of devotion 

by the followers, who lastly bought their

long-awaited and well-deserved Sesame Avenue Lego set which is gorgeous. Medicom launched some cool Sesame Avenue figures final 12 months, and can quickly launch extra, although they’ll already be discovered on-line, together with new characters like Grover, the Rely and Abby. Hallmark Ornaments additionally launched a cool Cookie Monster 

and Gronger (whoever that’s)

meals truck and an Elmo decoration this 12 months. As a lot as I really like Sesame Avenue, I don’t accumulate a lot merchandise, although the Medicom figures look very cool, collectable-like I’d argue. I want we’d get extra Sesame Avenue collectables like statues or busts of the principle characters. The Not Too Late Present with Elmo premiered this 12 months on HBO Max and it was numerous enjoyable to observe, and fortuitously extra episodes shall be premiering in some unspecified time in the future sooner or later. HBO Max has different Sesame Avenue initiatives within the works and in some unspecified time in the future, we’ll additionally get a brand new film. I feel this 12 months was gentle on Sesame Avenue merchandise once we contemplate what’s to come back, I can’t wait. I simply hope it consists of some new collectables or at the very least Two-Headed Monster merchandise. I’ve nothing of those two and have needed some type of toy ever since they appeared as Santa Clause in A Muppets Household Christmas once I was 5 years outdated. I do know there’s a luxurious going round, by no means managed to trace one down and don’t get me began on the unmade Palisades Two-Headed Monster motion determine.

We didn’t get an excessive amount of Muppet merchandise this 12 months however what we did get was nicely well worth the wait, thanks Diamond Choose for finishing our The Electrical Mayhem Band and giving us additional Floyds, Janices and Animals so as to add to our collections. Now all we want is Sam the Eagle, Rizzo, Pepe, Snowths, Bobo Bear, Uncle Lethal, Sweetums, Yolanda Rat, Massive Imply Carl, Lips and Walter and I feel I’ll be capable to transfer on. Fortunately as soon as once more Hallmark steps into the rescue by offering a classical The Muppet Present 

decoration that includes Kermit,

good factor they did in any other case this is able to have been a brief paragraph. No Muppet bulletins at The Disney Traders Assembly, no new Muppet merchandise, fortunately, we did get Muppets Now this 12 months so I suppose I’ll give the merchandise a cross. What I don’t perceive is how characters like Dr Bunsen, Sam the Eagle, Scooter, Dr Enamel, Janice, Floyd, Zoot, Robin, Sweetums, Camilla, Uncle Lethal, Bobo, Mahna-Mahna, Snowths, Statler and Waldorf haven’t been launched in plush type by The Disney Retailer. 

Most of these characters have by no means been launched as plush toys earlier than and if they’ve most have by no means been broadly accessible. I’m nonetheless making an attempt to search out The Electrical Mayhem plush set launched for the 25 th Anniversary of The Muppet Present. These characters in addition to those already launched by Disney must be continually accessible simply as Disney does with the Muppet Infants plush toys. Talking of Muppet Infants the place have they been this 12 months? There was a complete load of Muppet Infants toys launched final 12 months. Sure, Disney you managed to get me to purchase Muppet Infants plush toys and motion figures additionally together with Summer season. I even purchased a Dr. Meanzo plush (principally Gonzo with a moustache how may I not purchase two of these?) but when I’m going to purchase any extra Muppet Infants I need new characters. Rizzo, Bunsen, Beaker, Rowlf, Sweetums, Swedish Chef, Robin, Scooter, Skeeter, Statler, Waldorf, I’ll purchase these. Skeeter returned! Skeeter merchandise is now attainable once more! Will we get a Skeeter plush? Will we get a Child Sweetums plush as the primary official Sweetums plush toy ever? Will Child Rowlf promote out as quick as common Rowlf did when he was first launched at The Disney Retailer? Will Season 3 (which premieres on January 4 th 2021) be the final season? 2021 has numerous unanswered mysteries awaiting us!

Properly, I don’t find out about you however after going by means of that listing I really feel like watching Muppets! I watched A Muppet Household Christmas two days in the past, The Christmas Toy yesterday, I’m going to observe It’s A Very Merry Muppet Christmas Film in the present day and I’ll in all probability watch The Muppet Christmas Carol tomorrow. Adopted by John Denver & Th Muppets A Christmas Collectively, Muppets Letters To Santa, The Bells of Fraggle Rock, Christmas Eve on Sesame Avenue, Emmet Otters Jug Band Christmas… it’s going to be a very good Christmas this 12 months, Merry Christmas all people!  

– Nicholas Napoli

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