This is not so much with the creepy, but did anyone hear about the talking Nev bear in Britain that screamed an obscenity instead of what it was supposed to say? This happened around December I think.
From what I can remember, it seemed that a programmer thought it would be funny to make it say this instead of its normal script, and changed the programming. I wonder how many surprises people got on Christmas morning when the kids opened THAT one!
Though, I guess it would be kinda creepy to have a kid's show doll yelling obscenities at me when I activated it.
About 6 years ago, I worked for Suncoast (movie store) and in our kid's section we had these Winnie the Pooh toys that moved their heads and waved their arms when they talked. People had been activating them all day (they were motion sensored I think), and I guess the batteries were low (at least, I keep telling myself that). Around closing time, I went to straighten that area, and all 30 of them turned their heads in my direction at the same time and just "looked at me". No talking, no arm waving, just LOOKED.
I wouldn't go back over there after that....