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Gollum plush doll

Soon to be on the top of every doll collector's wish list
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This started out as an annotation to another idea on the HalfBakery, but I think it deserves to be developed independently. It would have an unpleasant blackish-green skin, velcroed hands for choking and throttling, and my favorite: Translucent, bulging eyes backlit by white and green LEDs, lit alternately by a toggle switch. This would allow it to switch between its alternate personalities of Gollum and Smeagol (thanks for sp, Rachel!). One more important feature: a pull cord which causes him to utter one of several phrases, recorded by Robert Inglis (narrator for one set of LOTR books on tape. He did a particularly humorous and disturbing take on Gollum's voice.)
nick_n_uit, Mar 31 2001

(?) gollum plush doll
the gollum plush doll: it's here [screwtape, Oct 04 2004]


       Curse us and crush us! We like it, my precioussss.
DrBob, Mar 31 2001

       With the first LOTR movie coming out (Dec. 2001) I suspect that this is already in the works.
blahginger, Mar 31 2001

       Peter: well, plush dolls are already spongy and absorbant by nature. a brief soak in water (or the colloid of your choice) will probably get the desired effect.   

       Also, I've alway figured Gollum would smell like stinky fish.
nick_n_uit, Mar 31 2001

       ...Making it perfect for the .5Bakery...
StarChaser, Mar 31 2001

       Forget Gollum/Smeagol; I want a Fizzgig doll.
bookworm, Apr 01 2001

       they'll come out with gollum action figures, but that's not the same at all. I prefer a "squeeze the half-eaten fish to hear gollum talk" approach to the pull-cord, but talking would be a must.
djymm, Apr 01 2001

       Is a Cuddly Chthulhu close enough? Elaine Moertl designed them for Choasium Inc.
Aristotle, Apr 01 2001

       with the LotR movie coming up, i'm sure there will be a line of poseable action figures, as well as a bunch of other crap. just like star wars, insane clown posse, and spawn figures. LotR has many more characters than star wars even, and just as huge a following, making this potentially a huge product line. just think, there's all the hobbits, the dwarves, elves, the 2 Beorn figures (bear and man), gollum, and the whole darn goblin army. you just buy as many of them as you want, and see who can have the largest army. there's a fortune to be made.....
mr shrum, Apr 01 2001

       I'll wait for Galadriel, thanks.
alanh, Apr 02 2001

       Oh yes! This one got a croissant based on the title before I even read the idea. He's always been my favourite Tolkien character.   

       As for cuddly chthulhu, I'm supposed to be getting one of those for my birthday. Always wanted to take an elder god to bed...
madradish, Dec 21 2002

       I think they should really make the Gollum doll. It would be a perfect gift for a family member or sibling/child.
on0itzjoe, Jan 09 2003

       [waugs] yes, Gollum in The two towers is excellent. I almost didn't see the film because I thought the first one was pretty bad. Gollum really made the second one - his voice was done perfectly. The animation was pretty incredible also, he was wonderfully expressive.
madradish, Jan 12 2003

       "Master takes care of us now..."
RayfordSteele, Jan 12 2003

       that it is baked it pleases ussss
screwtape, Sep 15 2003

       myyyy preccciousssss
DesertFox, May 27 2004

       A bit of lava rock with traces of gold and hobbit in it?
popbottle, May 14 2014


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