The Madeleine Brand Show

"America's Favorite Serial Killer" at Toys-R-Us

For those of you who haven't seen Showtime's series Dexter, it's the story of a compulsive killer who hacks people into bloody messes.

For those of you who don't have kids, they are tiny human beings whose parents generally try to shield them from gruesome acts of violence.

So you can understand why some of these parents are a little upset that actions figures based on Dexter are showing up at Toys-R-Us.

The action figures are in the "Collector's Aisle" and clearly labled for ages 18 and up. They also have the tag line of "America's Favorite Serial Killer" written on them. Some even come with blood splats and a handy black garbage bag.

Apparently the figures are selling quite well (possibly due to the controversy) and may not be on store shelves much longer. Problem solved?

 

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