Celebrity Toys

Contest Info

  • Started: 5/19/2004 06:00
  • Ended: 5/21/2004 06:00
  • Level: advanced
  • Entries: 12
  • Jackpot:
  • FN Advanced 1st Place $5
  • FN Advanced 2nd Place $3
  • FN Advanced 3rd Place $2
Celebrity Toys
Contest Directions: Design an unendorsed toy which would make some politicians and celebrities not happy to say the least.

Contest Info

    • Started: 5/19/2004 06:00
    • Ended: 5/21/2004 06:00
    • Level: advanced
    • Entries: 12
    • Jackpot:
    • FN Advanced 1st Place $5
    • FN Advanced 2nd Place $3
    • FN Advanced 3rd Place $2
12 pictures
  • John Kerry Action Figure

    John Kerry Action Figure
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger

    Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Dubya Edition

    Dubya Edition
  • Murderous Muppet

    Murderous Muppet
  • No Respect

    No Respect
  • Robert Downy Jr

    Robert Downy Jr
  • No Clue Kerry

    No Clue Kerry
  • Kylie Minogue

    Kylie Minogue
  • Mr. Potato Head Garden Kit

    Mr. Potato Head Garden Kit
  • Bobble John Kerry

    Bobble John Kerry
12 image entries
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This contest is fueled by the following news: Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Governor of California, and his movie company has become involved in litigation with a toy company. The toy maker has created a bobble head doll that bears a likeness to the Governor. The Governor's movie production company is suing Ohio Discount Merchandise claiming that its $19.95 toy represents an illegal exploitation of the Governor's image. The toy company -- which is a family owned enterprise -- counters that the doll is political parody and therefore protected under the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. The company makes other bobblehead figures of political figures, including Jimmy Carter, John Kerry and Hillary Clinton. None of these other elected officials have sued.