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{{Figure|character=[[Uncle Deadly]]|from=''[[The Muppet Show]]|date=Summer [[2005]]|series=OMGCNFO.com exclusive|accessories=[[Ghosts|Muppet ghost]] and clear base, [[Yorick (Muppet Show)|Muppet skull]], display base}}
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{{figure|image=Uncle Deadly Action Figure.jpg|character=[[Uncle Deadly]]|date=Summer [[2005]]|series=OMGCNFO.com exclusive|variant=}}
[[Image:Uncle Deadly TMS figure.jpg|thumb|300px]]
 
   
 
The '''[[Uncle Deadly]] Action Figure''' was released exclusively through online retailer OMGCNFO.com for the Jim Henson's Muppets action figure line produced by [[Palisades Toys]].
 
The '''[[Uncle Deadly]] Action Figure''' was released exclusively through online retailer OMGCNFO.com for the Jim Henson's Muppets action figure line produced by [[Palisades Toys]].
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Besides a brief scene in [[Episode 304: Gilda Radner|episode 304]] of ''[[The Muppet Show]]'', Uncle Deadly's legs were never shown. In this scene, the camera simply cuts to a closeup of a pair of black shoes and trousers. The design of Uncle Deadly's legs and feet comes from a comic strip in [[The Muppet Show Annual 1979]]. This is also the only source that reveals his tail.
 
Besides a brief scene in [[Episode 304: Gilda Radner|episode 304]] of ''[[The Muppet Show]]'', Uncle Deadly's legs were never shown. In this scene, the camera simply cuts to a closeup of a pair of black shoes and trousers. The design of Uncle Deadly's legs and feet comes from a comic strip in [[The Muppet Show Annual 1979]]. This is also the only source that reveals his tail.
 
==Articulation==
 
The figure has the following points of articulation: neck, ball-jointed shoulders, biceps, elbows, wrists, ball waist, hips, ankles
 
   
 
Because of the figure's ball-waist, which had previously been used on the [[Statler Action Figure|Statler]] and [[Waldorf Action Figure|Waldorf]] action figures, Uncle Deadly's tail had to be attached to the inside of his tuxedo jacket instead of to his body.
 
Because of the figure's ball-waist, which had previously been used on the [[Statler Action Figure|Statler]] and [[Waldorf Action Figure|Waldorf]] action figures, Uncle Deadly's tail had to be attached to the inside of his tuxedo jacket instead of to his body.
   
==Accessories==
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To avoid confusion with the ''[[Sam and Friends]]'' character named [[Yorick]], the packaging on this figure called the accessory a "Muppet skull". He is, in fact, [[Yorick (Muppet Show)|Yorick]] in a Hamlet scene from ''The Muppet Show'' [[Episode 418: Christopher Reeve|episode 418]]: "Alas, poor Yorick, I knew thee well!" The inclusion of the skull is an appropriate choice; Uncle Deadly mentions being famous for his interpretation of [[Hamlet]] in [[Episode 121: Twiggy|episode 121]].
The clear display base comes with a clear rod that is connectible to the [[Ghosts|Muppet ghost]], allowing it to appear to be floating.
 
   
The skull's name is [[Yorick (Muppet Show)|Yorick]]. He appeared on the Muppet Show [[Episode 418: Christopher Reeve|episode 418]] in a Hamlet scene: "Alas, poor Yorick, I knew thee well!" The inclusion of the skull is an appropriate choice; Uncle Deadly mentions being famous for his interpretation of [[Hamlet]] in [[Episode 121: Twiggy|episode 121]].
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;Articulation:
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:neck, ball-jointed shoulders, biceps, elbows, wrists, ball waist, hips, ankles
   
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;Accessories:
Image:Palisades-UncleDeadly-Steppin'OutFigure.jpg|Steppin' Out repaint
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:[[ghost]], [[Yorick (Muppet Show)|Yorick]], display base
Image:Palisades-UncleDeadly-GlowInTheDarkFigure.jpg|Glow-in-the-dark repaint
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Image:Palisades-Unmade-UncleDeadly-BW.jpg|Black-and-white repaint<br><small>(unproduced)</small>
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<gallery spacing=small>
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Uncle Deadly TMS figure.jpg|packaging
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Uncle Deadly steppin out repaint.jpg|Steppin' Out repaint
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Palisades-UncleDeadly-Steppin'OutFigure.jpg|Steppin' Out packaging
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Uncle Deadly glow in the dark.jpg|glow-in-the-dark repaint
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Palisades-UncleDeadly-GlowInTheDarkFigure.jpg|glow-in-the-dark packaging
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Palisades-Unmade-UncleDeadly-BW.jpg|Black-and-white repaint<br><small>(unproduced)</small>
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UncleDeadly-clear.jpg|clear variant<br><small>(unproduced)</small>
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   
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*[http://www.mwctoys.com/REVIEW_072205.htm MWCToys.com] - Michael Crawford's review (incl. repaint variants)
 
*[http://www.mwctoys.com/REVIEW_072205.htm MWCToys.com] - Michael Crawford's review (incl. repaint variants)
 
*[http://www.oafe.net/shocka/mupfud.php OAFE - Muppets: Flashback Uncle Deadly review]
 
*[http://www.oafe.net/shocka/mupfud.php OAFE - Muppets: Flashback Uncle Deadly review]
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[[Category: Muppet Action Figures]]
 
[[Category: Muppet Action Figures]]

Latest revision as of 14:12, September 23, 2018

Palisades Muppet Figures
Uncle Deadly Action Figure
Character Uncle Deadly
Date Summer 2005
Series OMGCNFO.com exclusive

The Uncle Deadly Action Figure was released exclusively through online retailer OMGCNFO.com for the Jim Henson's Muppets action figure line produced by Palisades Toys.

Uncle Deadly appears in three variations: a standard version, a Steppin' Out repaint, and a glow-in-the-dark repaint. Each comes with differently painted Muppet Ghost and Muppet Skull pack-in figures. A "black-and-white movie" grayscale repaint similar to the glow-in-the-dark version was prototyped, but never went into production.

Besides a brief scene in episode 304 of The Muppet Show, Uncle Deadly's legs were never shown. In this scene, the camera simply cuts to a closeup of a pair of black shoes and trousers. The design of Uncle Deadly's legs and feet comes from a comic strip in The Muppet Show Annual 1979. This is also the only source that reveals his tail.

Because of the figure's ball-waist, which had previously been used on the Statler and Waldorf action figures, Uncle Deadly's tail had to be attached to the inside of his tuxedo jacket instead of to his body.

To avoid confusion with the Sam and Friends character named Yorick, the packaging on this figure called the accessory a "Muppet skull". He is, in fact, Yorick in a Hamlet scene from The Muppet Show episode 418: "Alas, poor Yorick, I knew thee well!" The inclusion of the skull is an appropriate choice; Uncle Deadly mentions being famous for his interpretation of Hamlet in episode 121.

Articulation
neck, ball-jointed shoulders, biceps, elbows, wrists, ball waist, hips, ankles
Accessories
ghost, Yorick, display base

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