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Gentle Giant’s Newest Kenner Alien Tribute Is Gold, Jerry, Gold!

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No, not real gold. The moment I saw that this latest version of the 22″ figure was retailing for a mere $500, I knew that. It’s just vac-metallizing. But that’s like saying Skeet Ulrich just looks like Johnny Depp; Skeet Ulrich is still an awesomely talented individual. Who has nothing whatsoever to do with this toy. That we know of.

Glue this thing to a base, call it the Trophy of Awesomeness, and it would be more coveted than an Oscar. In my head, anyway.

h/t troi

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Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist