When @ Midnight asked their followers to come up with the best 'Sad Toys' they could think of, the response was immediate and overwhelming. What it says about us as a culture where we gleefully turn childhood icons into cynical shells of their former selves is up for debate. But one thing is obvious: these toy idea are traumatically hilarious and I would buy every single one of them.



#1: Use the mirror. Is he breathing?

#2: A life lesson we all could learn.

#3 Hey, it's teaching STEM sciences! Technically!:

#4: Megatron will always return. Best to just give up now.

#5: Did he have a strong brow? Facial hair?

#6: Finally a toy that looks like us.

Mom. Wife. Geek. Gamer. Feminist. Writer. Sarcastic. Succinct. Donna has been writing snark for the Internet in one form or another for almost a decade. She has a lot of opinions, mostly on science-fiction, fantasy, feminism, and Sailor Moon. Follow her on Twitter (@MildlyAmused) for more of all these things.