What really is the most embarrassingly awful Star Wars merchandise? (Besides the Jar Jar lollipop.)

Gizmodo tries their hand at listing the most embarrassing official Star Wars merchandise, and while they do hit a few – the (hopefully) never-to-be-topped Jar Jar lollipop, the Star Wars Christmas album, the fishing tackle – overall, I think their choices are pretty weak. Sure, most of it is really, truly dumb, but it takes more than some Artoo Christmas lights to get us clutching our pearls.

In fact, I’m sure we can do better: Hell, we have a whole tag devoted to the crazy stuff that Lucasfilm approves. My vote goes to the vaginal Sarlacc toy. Or the pan-fried Vader hospital playset. Or perhaps Le Parfum Des Jedi? (And let’s not even start on the fiction, the comment thread will never end.) It’s a rich minefield down that rabbit hole. What’s your favorite?

8 thoughts on “What really is the most embarrassingly awful Star Wars merchandise? (Besides the Jar Jar lollipop.)

  1. eliz

    The Jar-Jar alarm clock doll thing that vibrated.

    All happy Vader-esque Hallmark cards. Especially those featuring Vader/Luke/Leia for a positive Father’s Day celebration.

    More of a missing than an item- the lack of items for girls in the Gap’s Star Wars line. Shoot in every line.

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  2. Aaron

    I still have one of those Jar Jar frenching tests. Uum, I mean lollipops. Still in mint condition. And I don’t see that changing any time soon… :P

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