YMMV / Living Dead Dolls

  • Author's Saving Throw: The LDD Presents line, which is designated for Living Dead Dolls that aren't really horror-themed, as Hit-Girl had been a controversial release due to her lack of horror theming.
  • Awesome Art: Though the line is often quite gruesome, some dolls have elegant or artistically gory designs that show a lot of effort and just look plain cool.
  • Creepy Cute: Some of the less hardcore-scary dolls could qualify.
  • Crosses the Line Twice: Toto in the "The Lost in Oz" set is roadkill, a flat piece of felt dog with a tire mark across it. Horrifying? Yes. Being dragged around on his leash anyway? Hilarious.
  • Follow the Leader: Teddy Scares is a line of dead teddies with corpse tags, obituaries, and various gimmicks and accessories.
  • Genius Bonus:
    • Frozen Charlotte, who is white and has shattered frozen skin, is a reference to the "Frozen Charlotte" style of porcelain dolls that were fairly common in the Victorian era.
    • Eeriel is billed as a Fiji Mermaid, in reference to a popular hoax taxidermy of the same nature.
    • Tommy Knocker's name is a reference to tommyknockers, gnome-like mining fairies who supposedly menaced human miners. Tommy is the ghost of a mining-town resident, seeking to exact revenge on the old town, so it's pretty fitting.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: The party-themed series includes Onyx, a frilly girl with half-black, half-white hair. Not much later, singer Melanie Martinez, known for her half-and-half hair colors and childlike aesthetic. released her song "Pity Party".
  • Narm:
    • Some think the dolls try too hard to be scary and edgy, with liberal Satanic themes and sometimes over-the-top designs.
  • Nightmare Fuel:
    • Eeriel, the Fiji Mermaid. A normal girl cut in two and stitched to a fish bottom, a manufactured freak, who died from the injuries and may not even be undead.
  • Tear Jerker: Several of the dolls are actually innocent and undeserving of their fates.
  • Uncanny Valley: A good deal of the dolls manage this, with screaming faces, hollowed eyes, or blank expressions on top of the usual gruesome body detailing.
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