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{{figure|image=Uncle Deadly Action Figure.jpg|character=[[Uncle Deadly]]|date=Summer [[2005]]|series=OMGCNFO.com exclusive|variant=}}
'''Released:''' Summer [[2005]]
 
   
'''Articulation:''' Neck, ball-jointed shoulders, biceps, elbows, wrists, hips, legs, ankles
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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]].
   
'''Accessories:''' Muppet Ghost, [[Yorick (The Muppet Show)|Muppet Skull]], clear base, display base
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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.
   
This exclusive figure was released exclusively to www.omgcnfo.com for the Jim Henson's Muppets action figure line.
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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.
   
[[Uncle Deadly]] first appeared on ''[[The Muppet Show]]''. As an action figure, Uncle Deadly appears in three variations, a standard version, a black and white (glow in the dark) version, and a Steppin' Out version. Each comes with a differently painted Muppet Ghost and Muppet Skull pack-in.
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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.
   
Uncle Deadly moves his hips the same way as [[Statler Action Figure|Statler]] and [[Waldorf Action Figure|Waldorf]], which means his tail had to be glued to his cape instead of attached to his body.
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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 has an included rod that sticks into it and the ghost making it appear to be floating.
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;Articulation:
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:neck, ball-jointed shoulders, biceps, elbows, wrists, ball waist, hips, ankles
   
The skull's name is [[Yorick (The 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]].
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;Accessories:
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:[[ghost]], [[Yorick (Muppet Show)|Yorick]], display base
   
Besides a brief scene in [[Episode 304: Gilda Radner|episode 304]] of ''[[The Muppet Show]]'', Uncle Deadly never had legs. 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.
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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>
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</gallery>
   
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==External links==
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*[http://www.mwctoys.com/REVIEW_072205.htm MWCToys.com] - Michael Crawford's review (incl. repaint variants)
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*[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

External linksEdit

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