Fake April Fools' Day Product Sparks Demand For Real Version

Of all companies, ThinkGeek should know that you never taunt a sci-fi nerd with something movie related unless it really exists. Yesterday the company revealed its annual page of fake products to trick customers, including squeezable bacon spread and a “Unicorn Chaser” soft drink. The best product of all, however, was this Tauntaun sleeping bag (check out the tiny lightsaber on the zipper pull!), which sparked so much demand that the company is looking into selling it for real.

Today, ThinkGeek modified the product page to add this note:

Due to an overwhelming tsunami of requests from YOU THE PEOPLE, we have decided to TRY and bring this to life. We have no clue if the suits at Lucasfilms will grant little ThinkGeek a license, nor do we know how much it would ultimately retail for.

You can sign up on the ThinkGeek fake product page to be emailed “IF available” in the future.

“Tauntaun Sleeping Bag” [ThinkGeek] (Thanks to Rob!)

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