Now I need a cuddle

By Mir
December 18, 2008

When I was a kid, Gund’s ad campaign was “Gotta Getta Gund.” Anyone else remember that? Even well into my teenage years, those soft, fluffy Gund stuffed animals were still considered a status symbol in your room. As a teen, you had them for “display,” of course, but the reality was that we all still slept with stuffed animals and hoped that no one knew.

Boscov’s has an exclusive Gund this year: The 18″ Ginger The Bear, and she’s (he’s?) so cute I can practically feel that downy Gund-fur through the monitor.

Even better, it’s normally $29.99 and is now marked down to just $5.97! Shipping is free on orders of $50+, and there’s still time for delivery before Christmas. Just in case there’s a teddy-bear-shaped hole in someone’s heart….


  1. Yes, I remember the Gotta Getta Gund. I had the Snuffles in every color!

  2. My kids now play with my Snuffles. I think it was an east coast thing though since my DH’s family had no idea what they were!

  3. I love gunds! I still have my cute soft white bear from when I was a kid, it was my favorite!

  4. Oh I want to cuddle with it.

  5. I still have three Gunds…big dog, small bear(named Golly Golly) and small white bear. My husband gave me two and my boss gave me another. They were all Christmas gifts. They still sit in prominent places in my home…when my sons weren’t trying to kill them with their toy swords!

  6. Sagey, I think you are right. I am from CA and I never heard of them until I moved to New England.

  7. My weakness is the Sesame Street Gund puppets. Wish I could find some discounts on those.

  8. I still sleep with a Gund polar bear my kid brother bought for me when I was in my late teens.

    No, I’m not going to to the math on that one.

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