It was just a matter of time when these two icons of icons would meet face-to-face. Why not, Mr. Potato Head has been around since the toy was invented and developed by George Lerner in 1949. Mr. Potato Head’s fame grew larger when it became the first toy ever to be advertised on television. Thanks to its immense popularity, Mr. Potato Head has remained in production since its introduction over 60 years ago.
As for Dorothy, well, she too has been bringing joy to audiences for quite some time now. Dorothy and her fellow characters from The Wizard of Oz first graced the silver screen over 70 years ago. Dorothy is so beloved that her character has taken on numerous shapes and forms over the years. Which leads us to the latest—The Wizard of Oz Mr. Potato Head set, which is comprised of Dorothy, the Cowardly Lion, the Tin Man and the Scarecrow.
Hasbro, the company that now manufactures and distributes this extremely popular toy, enlisted the aid of Promotional Partners Worldwide (PPW) to create The Wizard of Oz Mr. Potato Head set. PPW feels that it’s the most decorated, visually appealing piece it’s done to date, and everyone who had a hand in its creation is very proud of the end result.
Like all the Mr. Potato Head toys that came before The Wizard of Oz Mr. Potato Head set, this one employs various removable parts that make playing with it lots of fun. Needless to say, the Wizard of Oz Mr. Potato Head set is a terrific gift for youngsters. Interestingly, older folks are big collectors of Mr. Potato Head sets, and this one, because it has its origins in one of the most beloved movies of all time—The Wizard of Oz—is sure to be flying off the shelves faster than you can say, “Mr. Potato Head.”
More good news: it won’t be long before other characters from The Wizard of Oz are added to the set. Right now, the plan is to come out with the Wicked Witch of the West Mr. Potato Head. Not to worry, this one won’t melt if water is accidentally spilled on it. Now that you’re craving a special serving of spuds, click here, and be one of the first to own The Wizard of Oz Mr. Potato Head set.