Fox Searchlight has released a fantastic 1990s-style Birdman action figure television commercial to celebrate the film‘s recent “Best Picture” Oscar win. The parody of Saturday morning toy ads features two young boys playing with the action figure, battling his arch-nemesis The Condor, and listening as the Birdman figure yells “smells like balls!”
According to Fox Searchlight, a small series of Birdman action figures were actually given away in 2014 to promote the movie’s original release, but they are currently no longer available to purchase or win anywhere. There is, however, an interactive website allowing anyone to see and hear a virtual version of the figurine.
Hey kids! You too can now defeat Birdman’s arch-nemesis The Condor with this spiffy Birdman Action Figure! Batteries not included.