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File this one under “The Death of Right and Wrong” — Breaking Bad action figures, complete with fake crystal meth and a stash of cash. The packaging says that it is intended for those over 15, but they are selling them on Toys ‘R Us, alongside children’s toys. There is already a petition to remove these toys:
Via 9News Colorado: ‘Breaking Bad’ figures on toy store shelves
Breaking Bad may have been one of the most popular cable shows of the last decade, but do figures depicting the show’s meth-making characters belong on toy store shelves? That’s the question parents are asking after NewsChannel 5 found them in two St. Louis-area Toys ‘R Us stores.
The toys feature characters Walter White, a former high school chemistry teacher turned meth dealer, and his assistant, high school dropout Jesse Pinkman. Both are wearing hazmat suits and come with gas masks. White’s figure includes beakers and Pinkman’s includes a tray with fake crystal meth….
Toys R Us is pulling its four collectible dolls based on characters from AMC’s hit series “Breaking Bad” after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week….
“Let’s just say, the action figures have taken an indefinite sabbatical,” Toys R Us said in a statement. The retailer had maintained that the figures were sold in limited quantities in the adult-action-figure area of its stores….