Are you ready to dive into the whimsical world of Barbie? We all know and love this iconic doll, which has been a staple in the toy industry for over 60 years. From her impeccable fashion sense to her dreamy occupations, Barbie has always been an inspiration to young minds. But what if we told you that Barbie’s had some odd jobs? In this article, we’ll look at five of the weirdest Barbie dolls ever made, showcasing the creative minds and outlandish ideas that have brought these unique dolls to life. Get ready for a journey filled with surprises as we explore the quirky and unexpected side of the Barbie universe.
Totally Stylin’ Tattoos Barbie
Let’s talk about a Barbie that took the concept of personal style to a whole new level – the “Totally Stylin’ Tattoos Barbie.” This doll was all about embracing individuality and expressing yourself through body art.
To Mattel’s surprise, this product gained negative publicity since a lot of parents did not like how the brand was promoting tattoo culture amongst kids.
Rappin’ Rockin’ Barbie
One of the weirdest and oddly amusing Barbie dolls ever created is the “Rappin’ Rockin’ Barbie.” Released in the 1990s, this doll took the concept of a musical Barbie to a whole new level.
It was an unexpected combination of hip-hop and Barbie’s elegance, which resulted in a somewhat weird Barbie that fans never expected. But the doll’s unique blend of fashion and music made her a standout in the Barbie lineup.
Wash & Watch Barbie
What if you were asked to spend money on a toy that washes dishes? The “Wash & Watch Barbie” is exactly what its name implies, you watch Barbie washing the dishes!
This is one particularly weird Barbie doll because the entire concept of the toy was to “watch” Barbie clean. The dishes did change colors, but there was nothing else play-worthy about it.
Minimum Wage Barbie
This Barbie was created in collaboration with Mattel and fast-food chain McDonald’s. She was called “Fun Time Barbie”, but many people interpreted the doll as “Minimum Wage Barbie.’
We don’t see how being a fast food employee has to be seen in a negative light. It teaches one to work on a tight schedule and be more responsible. Naturally, this doll did more harm to Mattel than good.
Star Trek Barbie
While fusing two of our best childhood experiences does not sound like a bad idea, the “weird” part is Barbie’s dress. True “Star Trek” fans would know!
“Red Shirts” are the characters known in the Star Trek universe as the characters who get killed first in the Star Trek universe. Things aren’t looking so good for Barbie here!