Teenie Beanies

Teenie Beanies

The Teenie Beanies were miniature Beanie Babies that were offered in various McDonald's promotions between 1997 and 2000, and in 2004. The 1997-2000 Teenie Beanies all resembled regular Beanie Babies; the 2004 series did not.

The Teenie Beanies were most in demand from McDonald's in the first year they were offered, and declined in popularity every year thereafter, even though more were produced each time.

During the height of their popularity, Teenie Beanies were the cause of a lot of fights at various McDonald's locations, resulting in calls to police, criminal charges, and injuries [ [http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=MWSB&p_theme=mwsb&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&p_topdoc=1&p_text_direct-0=0EB82BA40C6ED9A3&p_field_direct-0=document_id&p_perpage=10&p_sort=YMD_date:D&s_trackval=GooglePM 2 women at restaurant fight] ] . These included a Miami area McDonalds employee, who was charged with the theft of the toys [ [http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=MH&s_site=miami&p_multi=MH&p_theme=realcities&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&p_topdoc=1&p_text_direct-0=0EB4DA5E062B1E4C&p_field_direct-0=document_id&p_perpage=10&p_sort=YMD_date:D&s_trackval=GooglePM STOLEN BEANIE BABIES RECOVERED] ] . Though they were sold for around $2 each along with a Happy Meal, they were often resold in 1997 and 1998 for much higher prices on the secondary market after the promotion.

Some McDonalds locations exhausted their supplies of Teenie Beanies before the promotion was over [ [http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=MWSB&p_theme=mwsb&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&p_topdoc=1&p_text_direct-0=0EB82A9F4A747F05&p_field_direct-0=document_id&p_perpage=10&p_sort=YMD_date:D&s_trackval=GooglePM McDonald's putting Beanie Babies to rest] ] .

1997 Series

The 1997 series included 10 Beanies [ [http://www.aboutbeanies.com/checklists/McDonalds_Teenie_Beanie_Babies_1997.html McDonald's 1997 Teenie Beanie Babies Checklist! ] ]
#Patti the Platypus
#Pinky the Flamingo
#Chops the Lamb
#Chocolate the Moose
#Goldie the Goldfish
#Speedy the Turtle
#Seamore the Seal
#Snort the Bull
#Quacks the Duck (resembling Quackers)
#Lizz the Lizard (resembling Lizzy)

1998 Series

The 1998 series included 12 Beanies [ [http://www.aboutbeanies.com/checklists/McDonalds_Teenie_Beanie_Babies_1998.html McDonald's 1998 Teenie Beanie Babies Checklist! ] ]
#Doby the Doberman
#Bongo the Monkey
#Twigs the Giraffe
#Inch the Worm
#Pinchers the Lobster
#Happy the Hippo
#Mel the Koala
#Scoop the Pelican
#Bones the Dog
#Zip the Cat
#Waddle the Penguin
#Peanut the Elephant

1999 Series

The 1999 series, which consisted of 16 Beanies, included four bears, which were known as the International Bears [ [http://www.aboutbeanies.com/checklists/McDonalds_Teenie_Beanie_Babies_1999.html McDonald's 1999 Teenie Beanie Babies Checklist! ] ]

#Freckles the Leopard
#Antsy the Anteater (resembling Ants)
#Smoochy the Frog
#Spunky the Cocker Spaniel
#Rocket the Blue Jay
#Iggy the Iguana
#Strut the Rooster
#Nuts the Squirrel
#Claude the Crab
#"'Stretchy the Ostrich (resembling Stretch)
#Nook the Husky (resembling Nanook)
#Chip the Cat

International Bears:
*Britannia the Bear (United Kingdom)
*Erin the Bear {Ireland)
*Glory the Bear (USA)
*Maple the Bear (Canada)

2000 Series

In 2000, there were 32 different Teenie Beanies produced in all [ [http://www.aboutbeanies.com/checklists/McDonalds_Teenie_Beanie_Babies_2000.html McDonald's 2000 Teenie Beanie Babies Checklist! ] ] . The first 29 of them came out in the spring, and the final three, which were the Patriotic Trio of 1996, were released in the fall. Unlike in earlier years, the 2000 series was divided into several categories.

Pet Pals:
#Lips the Fish
#Slither the Snake
#Flip the Cat
#Dotty the Dalmatian

Garden Bunch:
#Lucky the Ladybug
#Bumble the Bee
#Spinner the Spider
#Flitter the Butterfly

At the Zoo:
#Tusk the Walrus
#Blizz the White Tiger
#Spike the Rhinoceros
#Schweetheart the Orangutan

Under the Sea:
#Neon the Seahorse
#Coral the Tropical Fish
#Sting the Stingray
#Goochy the Jellyfish

Top Secret:
#Springy the Bunny
#Bushy the Lion

Super Stars:
Dinosaur Trio:
*Rex the Tyrannosaurus
*Bronty the Brontosaurus
*Steg the Stegosaurus

International Bears:
*Osito the Bear (Mexico)
*Germania the Bear (Germany)
*Spangle the Bear (USA)

*Royal Blue Peanut the Elephant
*Chilly the Polar Bear
*Humphrey the Camel

*Millennium the Bear (McHappy Day)
*The End the Bear (End of season's promotion)

U.S.A. Trio (released in Fall 2000):
*Libearty the Bear
*Righty the Elephant
*Lefty the Donkey

2004 Series

Following a four-year hiatus, a set of Teenie Beanies was introduced in 2004. Unlike the earlier sets, the twelve that came out this time bore no resemblance to any regular Ty Beanie Babies. Rather, each one represented a different McDonalds product.

#Happy Meal 25th Bear (10th in Canada)
#Burger the Bear
#Birdie the Bear
#Golden Arches the Bear
#McNuggets the Bear
#Ronald McDonald the Bear
#Happy Meal the Bear
#Shake the Bear
#Hamburglar the Bear
#Big Red Shoe the Bear
#Fries the Bear
#Grimace the Bear

ee also

*List of Ty Beanie Babies
*List of promotions by McDonald's

External links

* [http://www.stashmatic.com/entities/list?tag=&Collection=Teenie+Beanie&grid=0&status=-1&entity_id=160 Complete list of Teenie Beanies with images] at Stashmatic.com collection tracker


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