Series #1 EditEdit

A Muppet Series of Vinylmation figures, "The Muppets series #1" was released on February 8, 2010. [1]

The series includes 3" figures painted to look like Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Statler and Waldorf, Bean Bunny,Rowlf the Dog, Beaker, Sweetums, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Rizzo the Rat, The Swedish Chef, and a mystery chaser (Kermit the Frog with a tuxedo labeled "55th Anniversary").

The toys were designed by Disney Design Group artist Monty Maldovan, the packaging was designed by Disney Design Group artist Quynh Kimball. The design of the latter was thought to be an extension of theMuppet*Vision 3D attraction and surrounding area at Walt Disney World. [2]

A set of Disney pins were released based on the toys. Blind packs were sold with Fozzie, Miss Piggy, Beaker, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Statler and Waldorf.

Scooter, Janice and "Disney Tourist Kermit" were pictured as part of the set in promotional artwork but were not released in the first series.

Series #2EditEdit

Fansite reported that a second series of Muppet Vinylmation figures, "The Muppets series #2" would be released on April 15, 2011. The 3" figures were released on that date and included Dr. Teeth, Floyd Pepper, Zoot, Janice, Pigs in Space Miss Piggy, Link Hogthrob, Dr. Julius Strangepork, Penguin, Pepe the King Prawn, Scooter, Lew Zealand, and Waldo C. Graphic (Chaser). 9" figures of Gonzo (with a 3" Camilla the Chicken), Sam the Eagle, Animal, and Muppet*Vision Kermit (previously Tourist Kermit) will be part of the series as well. [3] The 9" Sam the Eagle figure was released on June 24, 2011. [4] The 9" Animal and Muppet*Vision Kermit figures were released on August 5, 2011. [5] The 9" figure of Gonzo with 3" Camilla was released on August 19, 2011. [6]

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[3] 3" Kermit the Frog, 2008[4]9" Rizzo the Rat as Mickey Mouse, 2008[5]3" Kermit the Frog 55th Anniversary, 2010 chaser[6]3" Miss Piggy, 2010[7]3" Fozzie Bear, 2010[8]3" Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, 2010[9]3" Beaker, 2010[10]3" The Swedish Chef, 2010[11]3" Sweetums, 2010[12]3" Rowlf the Dog, 2010[13]3" Rizzo the Rat, 2010[14]3" Bean Bunny, 2010[15]3" Statler, 2010[16]3" Waldorf, 2010[17]3" Janice, 2011[18]3" Dr. Teeth, 2011[19]3" Floyd Pepper, 2011[20]3" Lew Zealand, 2011[21]3" Penguin, 2011[22]3" Pepe the Prawn, 2011[23]3" First Mate Piggy, 2011[24]3" Dr. Stangepork, 2011[25]3" Captain Link Hogthrob, 2011[26]3" Scooter, 2011[27]3" Zoot, 2011[28]3" Waldo, 2011 chaser[29]9" Sam the Eagle, 2011[30]9" Muppet*Vision Kermit, 2011[31] 9" Gonzo the Great and 3" Camilla the Chicken, 2011[32]9" Animal, 2011 Add a photo to this gallery[33]Display pack[34]Fozzie figure, box and artist card[35]Rizzo as Mickey Mouse pin 2009[36]Vinylmation Kermit 3-D pin[37]Vinylmation Pins #1 (July 8, 2010) (chase pins: Bean Bunny, Rizzo the Rat, Sweetums, Rowlf the Dog, the Swedish Chef)[38]Vinylmation Pins #2 (November 16, 2011) (chase pins: Link Hogthrob, Dr. Strangepork, Scooter, Pepe the King Prawn, Lew Zealand)[39]Dr. Strangepork chase pin[40]Preview of the Scooter & Janice designs, nearly two years before the figures were released[41]Sam Eagle mock-up[42][43][44]Animal and Kermit inspired Vinylmation