Batshit Crazy Fake Star Wars Figures are Cooler Than Real Ones

In the late 1980s, a line of bootleg Star Wars figures was released in Turkey called Uzay. What's so great about these figures isn't the fact they're horrible copies of the originals because, given the time, the toys themselves weren't that bad.

What makes them so great is the packaging.

It's just bananas. The Imperial Gunner isn't sitting at a Death Star control panel, he's hammering away on a calculator. The Tie Fighter Pilot isn't flying a Tie Fighter at all. And the Stormtrooper is on a straight-up acid trip.

Understandably, getting hold of these figures today can be tough, as many of them are incredibly rare. Still, if you're a serious collector, what price for a Chewbacca frolicking on a bad Star Trek set?

Star Wars / Uzay [SW Collectors Archive, via TDW]

Batshit Crazy Fake Star Wars Figures are Cooler Than Real Ones

Batshit Crazy Fake Star Wars Figures are Cooler Than Real Ones

Batshit Crazy Fake Star Wars Figures are Cooler Than Real Ones

Batshit Crazy Fake Star Wars Figures are Cooler Than Real Ones

Batshit Crazy Fake Star Wars Figures are Cooler Than Real Ones

Batshit Crazy Fake Star Wars Figures are Cooler Than Real Ones

Batshit Crazy Fake Star Wars Figures are Cooler Than Real Ones

Batshit Crazy Fake Star Wars Figures are Cooler Than Real Ones

Batshit Crazy Fake Star Wars Figures are Cooler Than Real Ones

Batshit Crazy Fake Star Wars Figures are Cooler Than Real Ones