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Kenner Beetlejuice Toyline was created by Kenner from 1989 through 1990.

List of Toys[]

This list was compiled based on the United States Of America releases. While it seems that most items saw release in other markets, this list is not noting changes in other versions.

First Wave[]

  • Spinhead Beetlejuice and Creepy Cockroach
  • Adam Maitland the Headless Ghost with Beakface Mask and Creepy Crawler
  • Showtime Beetlejuice with Rotten Rattler
  • Otho the Obnoxious with Loathsome Lizard
  • Shish Kebob Beetlejuice with Scary Skewers
  • Harry the Haunted Hunter with Terrible Tarantula
  • Vanishing Vault with Micro Beetlejuice
  • Beetlejuice Talking (12 inch) Figure

Second Wave[]

Second wave introduced two more Beetlejuice character based figures as well as the four "Neighborhood Nasties". Some cards list "Squisher" toys on the back that never got released.

  • Exploding Beetlejuice with Dreadful Dragon
  • Shipwreck Beetlejuice with Horrible Hydra
  • Teacher Creature with Apple Bomb
  • Street Rat with Flyin' Eye
  • Old Buzzard with Chicken Accessory
  • Hungry Hog with Corncob Accessory

Other Releases[]

  • Play-Doh Beetlejuice Playset
  • Collectors Case (Made by Tara Toy Corp. for Kenner figures.)

Unreleased Toys[]

Shown on some second wave cards, but not released:

  • Squisher Bugs - Three beetles that squeeze gross goop.
  • Squisher Worms - Two worms that squeeze gross goop.
  • Squisher Finger and Wart - They squeeze gross goop.

A third wave had been in development that was still based on the film. Known Action Figures:

  • Pin Head Beetlejuice - Came with three animated bowling pins.
  • Dr. Beetlejuice / Bonesetter Beetlejuice Came with a heart.
  • Archeologist Beetlejuice - Came with two spinning piece.
  • Splitting Headache Beetlejuice
  • Bully the Kidd - Part of a line of humans like Neighborhood Nasties called "Scared Stiffs - Bad Guys & Bullies".
  • Napoleon Blown-A-Part
  • The Black Knight
  • Rocko - Part of the "Scared Stiffs - Bad Guys & Bullies", only a concept sketch has bee found.
  • Cycle Wreck - Part of the "Scared Stiffs - Bad Guys & Bullies", only a concept sketch has bee found.
  • A Mobster, however the name isn't known. Part of the "Scared Stiffs - Bad Guys & Bullies", only a concept sketch has bee found.
  • Head spinning old granny. Part of the "Scared Stiffs - Bad Guys & Bullies", only a concept sketch has bee found.
  • Shark Attack Vehicle
  • Rotten Roadster Vehicle

There was plans for a line of toys based on the Beetlejuice Animated Series, the only Kenner related item to see release was the Play-doh set. The line seemed to only be in prototype phase before Kenner canceled plans for the line. One toy that was confirmed was a toy of Jacques LaLean.[1]

Foreign Markets[]

Canada had import duties performed by Tonka Canada Inc. and they saw release of all figures, vehicles and the Vanishing Vault in bilingual English and French. First Wave figures has the information on the card back arranged with all instructions for each figure in print below the figures, removing pictured information at the top. Both the Vanishing Vault and Talking Beetlejuice are removed from the card. Second Wave figures has the information on the card back arranged like the second print run of the United States. Note, some of the United States line did get sold in Canada.

United Kingdom had import duties performed by Tonka (UK) Ltd. and saw the release of figures in both waves.

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