The manufacturing company that heroically snatched the Pleo from the edge of oblivion has finally gotten around to re-releasing the curiously expensive plush robot. To preempt any reticent Pleo fans, don’t worry: it’s exactly the same as it was before.
You can blame it on the grim economy, or you can blame it on the fact that Ugobe’s entire business depended on plush robotic dinosaurs. Either way, the Pleo has
Last night, David Letterman had some expensive toys at his disposal. He checked out the Pleo, then he got to test drive a crazy, US$1,000 remote control monster truck. Naturally, the docile, innocent Pleo wasn’t going to fare well in such an environment. Oh, Letterman, you cruel bastard!