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No More ‘Mr Potato Head’!

(40 Posts)
Bridgeit Thu 04-Mar-21 09:03:01

The toy formally known as Mr Potato Head is now going to be renamed ‘Potato Head’ in order to comply with Gender identification/ non identification.
Any thoughts?

Grandmabatty Thu 04-Mar-21 09:05:11

There is a thread on this already

Bridgeit Thu 04-Mar-21 09:14:28

Ok thanks , I will take a look

vampirequeen Thu 04-Mar-21 09:15:59

It's not happening. We will still have gender based potato heads.

BigBertha1 Thu 04-Mar-21 10:08:39

What will happen to the Mr. Men??????? sad

Sarnia Thu 04-Mar-21 10:54:03

Why are we kowtowing to these people? I have no issue whatsoever with gay or transgender people but please don't keep trying to change things. All of us have to live in a world with attitudes and opinions we may not agree with but we have to get on with it.

Bridgeit Thu 04-Mar-21 10:58:06

Possibly for Fear of being accused or even prosecuted for mis- titling someone. ?

EllanVannin Thu 04-Mar-21 11:00:51

Wasn't there ever a Mrs Potato Head too ? I'm not that familiar with this toy.

Bridgeit Thu 04-Mar-21 11:04:52

No I don’t believe Mr Potato Head had a family?He could have been gender neutral!

Grandmabatty Thu 04-Mar-21 11:06:30

There is a Mrs Potato Head. She's even mentioned in the first Toy Story film

Bridgeit Thu 04-Mar-21 11:06:37

Should have not could have!

timetogo2016 Thu 04-Mar-21 11:07:08

The world has gone mad.

Bridgeit Thu 04-Mar-21 11:07:21

Ohh that’s good , I’ve never come across her.

Bridgeit Thu 04-Mar-21 11:09:22

I am obviously of a pre ToyStory age

agnurse Sun 07-Mar-21 06:30:06

Oh, there was a Mrs. Potato Head around years before Toy Story ever came out. We got a Mrs. Potato Head when I was a child, probably a good five years or so before Toy Story.

absent Sun 07-Mar-21 07:19:40

It's a plastic potato – a real potato in my childhood – it doesn't identify anything, including gender.

Aveline Sun 07-Mar-21 08:12:42

Mrs Potato Head? Thank goodness they were respectably married! grin

TerriBull Sun 07-Mar-21 08:38:45

How has it come to this? No one bothered to ask them how they were doing, whether they were ok and comfortable in their own skins sad

Bridgeit Sun 07-Mar-21 16:54:32

?, I love it TerriBull.

Mollygo Sun 07-Mar-21 16:58:35


TerriBull Sun 07-Mar-21 18:08:57

I gather there's plans afoot for Okra to interview The Potato Heads to see if she can root out how they feel now hmm

Mollygo Sun 07-Mar-21 18:44:30

TerriBull we’ll be able to see the interview on YouTuber!

blossom14 Sun 07-Mar-21 19:00:44

Thank you so much for this thread it has given me the best laugh for a long time.grin

TerriBull Sun 07-Mar-21 19:00:44

Not sure Mollygo King Edward could well veto that when the chips are down!!

LauraNorder Sun 07-Mar-21 19:02:44

Terribull ?