Guys, This Fisher-Price 'Happy Hour' Playset Isn't Real -- but It Sure Is Funny

A fake Fisher-Price toy is causing a ton of controversy

While moms and dads are off sprinting across the ends of the earth to find a Hatchimal before Christmas, a new "toy" is gaining popularity -- but not for the best reasons. This photo of a Fisher-Price Happy Hour Playset is making parents very angry. After all, who in their right mind would think about promoting such a toy to kids?


In case you're looking for a PO Box address to which you can send an angry letter, you can save yourself the stamp. This Fisher-Price "toy" is not, I repeat, not real. It appears to be the brainchild of NYC-based branding agency entrepreneur and dad Adam Padilla.

Adam's reimagined Fisher-Price toy set -- that would've included a play bar, child-size bar chairs, and pretend beer bottles -- did a pretty good job of looking a little too real.

Whom wants this for Xmas? ��

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And as you could imagine, some people weren't having it ... at all.

People react to Fisher-Price's kiddie bar
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People react to Fisher-Price's kiddie bar
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People react to Fisher-Price's kiddie bar
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Poor Fisher-Price had a time trying to reassure people upset over such a toy that it was in fact fake -- and not even the company's idea.

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Can I be honest? I thought this toy was kinda cute, and I could definitely see it living in people's homes. After all, children are sometimes the reason why parents drink, so why not give kids a toy that will allow them to fill our glasses up on occasion? Lord knows we need the wine, or a cold one from time to time.


Of course a toy like this is inappropriate for children. And of course Fisher-Price wouldn't dare try to sell a bar playset in toy stores across the country. 

... But that doesn't mean the company -- and those who have what some consider a twisted funny bone -- can't chuckle at something like this.

"In the last few weeks some comical, yet fictional, Fisher-Price products have been introduced -- perhaps the result of adult writers, designers and comedians that were Fisher-Price kids themselves," Fisher-Price mentions in a statement to Today. It continues:

As a premiere childhood development company focused on helping families get the best possible start in life, we take our role in developing toys and products very seriously, but can appreciate the recent product-development suggestions as obvious love of the brand.

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If I'm being honest, I could maybe see a toy like this in my house if there were a few alterations -- like changing the martini glass to a bottle and swapping out those beer bottles for sippy cups. 

After all, children have tough days, too. Isn't it cool to have a toy that serves as a gathering place for them -- where everybody knows their name -- where kids can sit and kick back with a cold one (glass of milk)?

Kidding again.

(Please don't send me hate mail.)

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