Not fooling anyone! Shoppers share hilarious memorabilia knock offs – from a sinister Garfield to an Elsa backpack with giant limbs
- The Ugly Bootleg Instagram account shares terrible copies from around world
- One snap shows a terrifying dupe for a Bart Simpson mask with googly eyes
- Another revealed a rather scary-looking Mr Potato Head renamed ‘Funny Person’
Finding a cheap copy of an item that usually retails for much more can sometimes feel like a win – but that certainly wasn’t the case for these unlucky shoppers.
People have shared the most outlandish bootlegs they’ve come across in pound shops on the hilarious US-based Instagram account Ugly Bootlegs.
Bored Panda has gathered some of the best in a gallery, including one snap of a haunting Bart Simpson mask with swollen eyes which was spotted in a fancy dress shop.
In another, a wonky Elsa backpack shows the Frozen character with giant limbs, while a Mr Potato Head has been re-branded ‘Funny Person’.
People have been sharing the ugliest bootleg copies they’ve found on the Instagram Account Ugly Bootlegs. Pictured: a very creepy Garfield figurine
Mr Potato Head was renamed ‘Funny Person’ and given a rather ghastly makeover for this bootleg
He’s NOT going home with us! This creepy looking figurine of Elliott and E.T from the Spielberg classic won’t melt any hearts
Dough! This ugly Bart Simpson mask was spotted in a fancy dress shop – and would be great for Halloween
We can’t let it go! A very wonky-looking Elsa backpack saw the Frozen character feature some giant hands and legs
This fancy dress outfit was meant to be a Sonic the Hedgehog costume, but was renamed the ‘Blue Speed Mouse’
Someone needs to brush up on their geography! This T-shirt shows the African continent branded ‘Asia’ in a facepalm-worthy mistake
Ever wondered what a Thomas the Tank Engine Transformer would look like? Wonder no more
Fans of the Lord of Rings and Star Wars sagas can now own a sword-wielding Stormtrooper thanks to this bizarre hybrid bootleg
This comic hero sits exactly halfway between a friendly Ninja Turtle and the Michelin Man
Something must have gone very, very wrong in the design process for this toy, which is supposed to be of one of the new Star Wars saga characters, Rose
The force has left the building! This hilariously bad figurine of Luke Skywalker gave the famous Jedi wonky eyes
Surely you could have worked out the spelling by looking it up on the web? This bootleg Spiderman cap came very close to acceptable, were it not for awkward typos
We’re not sure how to feel about this toy, which looks like Darth Vader, the villain from the first Star Wars saga, mounted on the body of a scorpion
We don’t want friends like them! These Aladdin figurines showing the lead character and the Genie leave a lot to be desired
These puppet versions of Woody from Toy Story and Fred Flintstone will haunt your dreams
These are not friendly extraterrestrials! The trio of dodgy ET figurines are distinctly creepy
The most ambitious crossover event in history! It seems the creator of this T-shirt was a fan of Avatar, Spiderman and Batman and decided to form his own Avengers