Ah, the joys of being a consumer in the modern age! From the foul-mouthed Teletubby doll to the shockingly deadly electric “Worm Getter” worm probes, it seems like every day there’s a new product being recalled for one reason or another. And while it’s easy to laugh at some of these stories, it’s important to remember that these recalls are a sign of a healthy and vigilant consumer market... or maybe just a sign that some manufacturers will shovel out any old stuff.

In this list, we’ll take a look at some of the most outrageous product recalls in recent memory. From toys that teach bad words to toys that contain asbestos, these stories are sure to make you shake your head in disbelief. But they’re also a reminder of the importance of being an informed consumer and making sure the products you buy are safe. So without further ado, let’s dive in and explore some of the wildest product recalls of all time.

Cool pencils, cool message… not

Product Recalls Pencils In 1998, a 10-year-old student noticed that when they sharpened pencils with the message Too Cool to Do Drugs on them, the message changed to, uhh, the opposite. This led to the pencils being recalled. TOO COOL TO DO DRUGS COOL TO DO DRUGS DO DRUGS DRUGS CRACKED




Product Recalls Mario Party 8 In 2007, Nintendo had to take back all the copies of Mario Party 8 in the UK because of a mistake in the assembly process, which led to the inclusion of a pretty offensive word in the final game. CRACKED



EA’s “oopsie.”

Product Recalls TIGER SPORTS PlayStation H PGA TOUR GOLF E ано Tiger Woods 99 ЕА had to take back the PlayStation version of their golf game because it had a South Park video on it, somehow. CRACKED

EA Sports


Pregnant Midge: Unhappy Walmart.

Product Recalls Midge doll In 2002, Walmart stopped selling the Mattel Happy Family set, which had a pregnant Midge doll wearing a it's a girl! pink skirt and a removable stomach with a baby inside. Mom loves newbo baby ppy famil Mom & Baby CRACKED



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