Balloon Boy Dad Action Figure

Oct. 27 2009, Published 9:38 a.m. ET

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Move over GI Joe -- Balloon Boy dad Richard Heene has been forever immortalized in plastic in the form of an action figure doll.

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The $34.95 doll, manufactured by Hero Builders, is a movable figurine complete with an "I'm with stupid" T-shirt.

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Heene shot to notoriety on October 15th, when he and his wife Mayumi called 911 claiming their six-year-old son Falcon had taken flight in a home-made UFO style hot air balloon. People were transfixed to the television watching the balloon's flight and rescue services were mobilized, resulting in a rescue operation totaling six figures.

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Mayumi later admitted to sheriff's deputies in a sworn affidavit that the whole affair was a stunt that had been played by Heene, and planned out two weeks in advance.

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The Heenes are now facing criminal investigation and the possibility of being forced to foot the bill for the supposed rescue operation.



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