Beanie Babies - Failure Museum

Beanie Babies

Excessive greed infected the parent company Ty, who tried to manipulate the market. The company's efforts eventually contributed to the implosion of the 1990s' fad. At the peak, more than 60% of American households owned at least one of these babi ...

Ishtar - Failure Museum


In 1987, Ishtar was an adventure-comedy film based in Morocco was one of the most expensive box-office flops of all time. Ebert wrote for the Chicago Sun-Times that "Ishtar is a truly dreadful film, a lifeless, massive, lumbering exercise in failed ...

Maker Studios - Failure Museum

Maker Studios

Disney regretted acquiring Maker Studios, a YouTube network, for $675 million in 2014. Maker Studios had internal dysfunction, an inability to meet admittedly aggressive growth targets and difficulties in creating original content. Disney also fai ...

Howard the Duck - Failure Museum

Howard the Duck

Debuting in 1986, "Howard the Duck" is considered one the worst comic book movies ever made. Howard is a foul-mouthed, ill-tempered, rude duck who comes from another planet and is trapped on Earth. Surprisingly the movie also included sexual eleme ...

Globee - Failure Museum


"Real life expression" doll from the 1970's featuring an open mouth and winking eye.



1973 discontinued doll who was the younger brother of Barbie



Christie was Barbie's first African American friend in 1968. She was discontinued when Barbie got Nikki as her new African American friend in 1996 despite both dolls having the same face.



Barbie's Australian ex-boyfriend, whom she dated in 2004 during her much-publicized "breakup" with Ken



Tutti is a discontinued character who was the younger sister of Barbie and Skipper from 1965 to 1971. She was in grade school and had a bendable body.