Inaction Figures: The Monolith

I love how the packaging proclaims "ZERO points of articulation"!

So yeah, in the category "Most pointless, yet totally awesome action figure", I have to nominate the Monolith from 2001 and 2010*. I only wish they had a bigger one scaled to make my Beast-Man figure evolve into He-Man. And if you're going to recreate The Year We Make Contact, the 12.99$ price point may prove prohibitive. This really isn't a cost-effective army-building "figure".

Model scaled to different figures... lower price-point... Here are three more ways to improve the Space Monolith:
-Built-in sound chip to recreate the film's angelic voices and droning WombWombWombWombWomb
-Choice of playsets: Violent Monkeys, Discovery One Crew, or Astronaut Dave & Extra-Vehicular Pod
-Actually being full of stars

*For sale on ThinkGeek.

2 comments:

Craig Oxbrow said...

It's not the first "action figure" to have zero points of articulation, though it's prouder of it than Shannon from the Lost line.

Siskoid said...

I also like Articulated Discussion's review of the unarticulated Baby Jesus figure.

 

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