Puppets, Toys, TV

Funko Gives All of Sesame Street a Black Eye (or Two), Except Cookie Monster

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Now the other puppets really will be professionally jealous.

Funko’s Pop Vinyl has a signature feature of black dots for eyes – it’s part of the stylization that allows them to get around the fact that they don’t always have actor likeness rights. But Cookie Monster, apparently, is special – he gets to keep his regular “crazy eyes.”

I think the blue guy’s letting fame go to his head, with all the SNL petitions and Star Wars skits and such. Next thing you know, he’ll be demanding cookies that contain only brown M&Ms baked in.

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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