I have a soft spot for action figures from failed movies / tv shows and short lived cartoons. These figures for the most part are picked over and left to take up space in the clearance bins ,They sit around for years before the price drops so low that somebody finally buys them all and stuffs them in a closet. These are a few of the more interesting examples.
SeaQuest DSV produced by Playmates in 1993.The toy line lasted for one series .I dont really remember the show to much but I know it aired for a few years .The figures are a little on the dull side and that's probably why they flopped.
Cadillacs and Dinosaurs produced by Tyco in 1993. To be fair here the Dinosaurs that where recycled from the Dino Riders did sell pretty well but the humans languished in the clearance racks.I remember seeing the humans for as low as .99 each .
produced by playmates in 1993. These guys could still be found in the
clearance bin at some KB toys stores as late 1998 priced at 3 for $5.00.
the animated series produced by Prime Time Toys in 1996. I might be
wrong about this toy line .I only saw these figures one time and that
was at a comic book store. They had all the basic figures on the
markdown / damaged shelf at 3 bucks each and I assume that these either
didnt have a large distribution or went right in the clearance bin and I