Place of Origin: Spencer Gifts
Rib Count: 2 (representational shapes)
Description: Not only is this the most functional skeleton on the countdown, capable of a wide range of puppeteered animation, it is also the most high-profile skeleton in the bunch thanks to his appearance in that famous 1997 "Da, Da, Da" Volkswagen commercial...
Click here to watch it and note how the proper skeleton can be used to enhance a lazy afternoon drive while increasing one's level of personal hipness.
And for even more fun, have a go with this nifty online simulator that was inspired by the same world renowned skeleton.
Additional Info: While this is undoubtedly a cool toy, I remember having to shell out like, seven bucks for it during the commercial's heyday.
Cause of Death: Overdose of Farfegnugen