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The Weirdest Movie Merchandise Of 2013
The strangest tie-ins seen this year

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DESPICABLE ME 2

On his appearance on the Empire Podcast this year, Steve Carrell admitted he doesn’t mind that his character, Gru, is not really what the audience are going to see. The legions of kids are there not for the evil mastermind’s pointy nose and ridiculous voice, but for the minions, which explains both the spin-off movie they’re getting (with Sandra Bullock voicing another genius with plans for global domination) and these seemingly never-ending yellow-tinged tie-ins.

Straight away, your little one will want a ‘Fart Blaster’ (don’t worry, it’s banana-flavoured) ($39.99)

Despicable Me 2 Fart Blaster

then a mind-bogglingly creepy armchair ($79.99)

Despicable Me 2 Armchair

then this appalling swimming-aid-shaped outfit (£34.99)

Despicable Me 2 Swimming Aid

as well as a bobble hat ($21.99)

Despicable Me 2 Hat

and, if they’re feeling generous to the big guy, a gruesome Gru mask (£32.99).

Despicable Me 2 Gru Mask

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I was in the States just before the first Hobbit came out and spent more time in Denny's eating from their separate Hobbit menu than I probably should have. I did acquire a taste for Pumpkin pie though, so every cloud. More

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