Sunday, December 21, 2014


Misfit Toy Stats
Name - Happy the Executioner
Type - Inappropriate
Age - 19 years
Origin - Manufactured
Height - 3 1/2"
Demeanor - Happy

Meet Happy, our eighth misfit toy of the 12 days of Christmas. Happy might look like a menacing figure of death, but he's really the happiest of all the misfit toys. It wasn't his fault he was created as the official Axeman of Playmobile back in 1995. He can't help it if he wasn't appropriate for children back in the mid-90s. He always tried his best to educate 90s kids all about the wonderful world of capital punishment. Educate and entertain was always his motto, but for reasons he didn't understand he was always frowned on as a plaything. You would think this would zap Happy's happiness, but not Happy, he's just too happy to be unhappy. Happy is kind of a jokester and likes to walk up behind someone and yell, "Off with their heads!" or "Heads will roll!" Oh that Happy!   

He joined the misfit toy group in 1995 after the first lady of Neato Coolville found him in a toy store. She knew I'd get a kick out of the Playmobile executioner with the big smile. She was right and he's been part of the group every since. He always keeps the other misfit toys on the bright cheery side of positivity. I'm not sure how he does this....

....but I have a feeling it's not just his smiling face that keeps everyone so up and happy. That axe might have something to do with it too.

Check back tomorrow for misfit toy number nine.


Eric Stettmeier said...

I love this guy! Never did find an original but fortunately Playmobil released a variation in their blind bag line-up a couple years ago and I was able to get my paws on one.

Todd Franklin said...

Congrats on finding the newer version. Kinda cool Playmobile keeps reissuing this guy.