The Darth Maul Automatic Lollipop.
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 99 10:41:07 -0700
Subject: The Darth Maul Automatic Lollipop.
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Re(72918): Worst TPM toy...
You think THAT'S bad?
I nominate the Darth Maul Automatic Lollipop.
I saw this at FAO Schwartz last weekend. It's a small handheld Darth
with a small button on his tiny tum which, when pushed, causes three
things to happen:
1) Darth's little lightsabre jerks erratically
2) A continuous "RRRRrrrrrRRRRRrrrrrRRRRrrrr" sound is produced.
3) A Tootsie Pop sticking out of the top of Darth's head begins to spin.
The thought of a child too lazy to manually suck on a lollipop, resorting
to a mechanical device to make sugar more or less fall into their mouth,
all the while having said device make clumsy hacking motions at their neck
with a plastic lightsabre, signifies to me that all hope for the future is
© 1999 Peter Langston