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September 23rd, 2002

Frog Man Butt Battery

My niece got a Frog Man toy as a gift. The toy itself is kind of cool, a little battery-powered man that swims through the water, but the back of the box had us laughing forever:

Frog Man

Check out where you put the battery… and how you have to turn him on. Ahem. For the kids!

Here, a demonstration of battery insertion:

Frog Man gets his battery

Run out and buy your Frog Man today!

Posted in Just Plain Odd

FROM: Paul
DATE: Monday September 23, 2002 -- 10:02:36 am
Wow. Even the battery compartment cover is... wow.

FROM: Greg
DATE: Monday September 23, 2002 -- 10:58:14 am
I can see why they've never made a swimming version of Barbie.

FROM: Chris [E-Mail]
DATE: Monday September 23, 2002 -- 11:00:02 am
Is that packaging supossed to look retro, or did they unearth this from the Island of Misfit Toys?

FROM: Robert [E-Mail]
DATE: Monday September 23, 2002 -- 6:32:43 pm
Does this count as a "poop" Ping?

The best use of a frogman toy is in Almodóvar's Atame (aka Tie Me Up, Tie Me Down. Anyone who saw it knows just what I'm talking about . . . wink wink.

FROM: Matt
DATE: Tuesday September 24, 2002 -- 12:28:48 am
You think they could have made it so that the battery goes in the oxygen tank.

FROM: dave
DATE: Tuesday September 24, 2002 -- 9:21:04 pm
You need to submit this to Maxim magazine's "Unintentional Porn" monthly contest.

FROM: Greg
DATE: Wednesday October 30, 2002 -- 4:54:41 pm
The first thing I thought of when I read the top part was Tie Me Up, Tie Me Down... if you've seen the movie, you'll know why. Hint: it's Rated NC-17.

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