HASBRO PLAYSKOOL TELETUBIES 1998 TALKING PO RECALLED FOR WORDS PREOWNED
Very loved. Approximately 15” tall. See pictures for condition. Works-Requires 3 AAA Batteries- not included.
News article about pulled from shelf item:
1998 Recalled Talking Po Hasbro Playskool Teletubbies - Tested.
Oct 25th, 1998 DALLAS - One of the hot toys for the holidays is in hot water. A small chain of toy stores has yanked Teletubby Po from its shelves after complaints that it says "fatty, fatty" and "f-----t."
These were among the allegations that finally got this particular talking Teletubby recalled.
While the majority of people who were familiar with the television program did not hear such words, there were enough people out there that claimed they did to warrant the pulling of this doll.
Later iterations came with a language card to help the user decipher what the Teletubby is saying but as far as the original banned doll goes, there are less and less everyday.
Now's the chance to add to your collection with this "naughty talking".