What crazed mind first came up with the idea of Darth Tater is unclear, but I for one would like to shake that person by the hand (assuming of course that the buckles on their straight jacket were loosened first). Darth Tater has to be the strangest film tie-in to hit the shelves to date, yet has a strange appeal about him.
Darth Tater is basically Mr. Potato Head's evil twin. You get a big plastic potato and a selection of Darth Tater accessories to dress your plastic spud up with. If you don't mind the musty smell of slowly rotting maris piper, the Darth Tater accessories can of course also be used to dress up a real potato - if that's your thing. The accessories include a whole heap of Darth Vader accoutrements, including helmet, nose, cape, shoes, teeth, face-plate, tongue, eyes, ears, arms and lightsaber giving you plenty of scope to make a whole range of potato / vader offspring.
If your Darth Tater seems glum without some loyal minions to terrorise, makers Hasbro have now also released Spud Trooper - picture right - allowing you to create your own evil root vegetable army.
"Why is it pointless?"
Have you seen the pictures?
"Why is it cool?"
Come on... have you SEEN the pictures?
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