Thingz That Go Bump in the Night is a short-lived mini figure line released around 1997-1998 by a company called FEVA, I believe exclusively in the U.K. The concept is common household items come alive as monstrous little weirdos.
|The carrying case opened|
- Thingz in the Wardrobe
- Thingz Under the Bed
- Thingz in the Bathroom
- Thingz in the Fridge
Some of my favorites are The Sponge Thing, The Moth Ball Thing (gotta love a mummy-like dude made out of mothballs), The Toilet Roll Thing, The Thing That Came Out of the Closet, The Thing in the Fridge, and The Thing That Ate My Breakfast.
Here's a couple of the backdrops with some of the Thingz hangin' out in them.
Overall, Thingz is a cool, obscure toy line worth another look (or for most, probably a first look). I'd probably like the figures even more in monochromatic colors, but what can you do.
You can see another article on Thingz here, which includes photos of a few of the cards, the Haunted House playset, and a packaged shot.
What about you -- have you ever come across these guys? What do you think?