80s Toy ‘Teddy Ruxpin’ Takes a Turn to the Dark Side in ‘SAW’ Parody

Teddy Ruxpin - SAW Parody

Ever wonder what happened to 80s toy icon, Teddy Ruxpin? Apparently it wasn’t early retirement because this bear’s been busy planning his tape-decked reign of terror, as evidenced by this short film created by and starring Ben Schwartz. A parody of the SAW franchise, Schwartz’s short is eerily effective in casting Ruxpin as a emotionless automaton of furry vengeance.

SAW - Teddy Ruxpin horror

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Written by Rondal

Rondal is the Editor-in-Chief of Strange Kids Club and a creative instigator who tackles each day with Red Bull-induced enthusiasm and a mind for adventure. Rondal has written for other sites including Rue Morgue, Fuel Your Illustration and Bloodsprayer. His obsession with horror movies, 80s animation and action figures is considered unhealthy by medical professionals.

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