Make no bones about it, this full size 3-D Skeleton vent figure was both fun and useful. When first produced, it was thought of in a seasonal manner, but it soon proved to be a year-round puppet, because several performers creatively used the mesmerizing character to convey messages on the subjects of safely, health, and drug education. He even had light up eyes! What a scream! The skeleton puppet concept began with a few early models that were fitted with a flat 2-D body without legs (below left), but it was the full "body" five foot character with 3-D body that became the model of choice. The book 'Dem Funny Bones' (still available from the Maher Bookstore was published as a result of this puppet.