Shrek 2 Donkey
by Amy Finley
In Shrek 2, Donkey Does it Again
As in the original movie Shrek, in Shrek 2 Donkey is hilarious. Eddie Murphy, King of Comedy as Donkey in Shrek, manages to be just as funny voicing Donkey in Shrek 2. Donkey, in fact is referred to by Ebert as the “comic high point of the movie, with Murphy’s non-stop riffs and inability to guess when he’s not welcome” Link.
While critics and viewers vary in their overall opinions of Shrek 2, Donkey is definitely hilarious – a fact no one can argue about. In Shrek and Shrek 2, Donkey’s popularity reigns as something akin to a real pop culture icon.
Retailers have responded to the popularity of Shrek 2, Donkey, Fiona, and other characters by coming out with a plethora of merchandise based on the movie and characters. Some of these may be a little wacky, but many of them are great for gift- giving.
Shrek 2 Donkey Gift Ideas
One of the reasons Donkey is so popular is that his unassuming comedy appeals to people of all ages. All our kids love Shrek and Donkey, and despite the dozens of viewings of Shrek and Shrek 2, Donkey still makes not only our kids, but my husband and I as well, laugh. Shrek 2 Donkey jokes are hip, edgy, and appeal to people from kids to teenagers to grandparents – hence the popularity of Shrek 2 Donkey merchandise.
If your looking for gift ideas, you can get dozens of Shrek 2 Donkey items – from Shrek 2 Donkey play dough stampers for a preschooler to a collectible Shrek 2 Donkey bust for the more mature Shrek 2 Donkey fan. Heck, you can even get Shrek 2 Donkey perfume for women! (Hope they didn’t make that after Donkey ate the berries he mentions eating in the original Shrek…).
Some cool gift ideas for anybody who’s a fan of Donkey include a variety of Shrek 2 Donkey plush toys (both animated and non-animated, small, large, and clip on), the Shrek 2 Donkey pillow, Shrek 2 Donkey posters, and Shrek 2 Donkey action figures, and much more.
If you’re looking to get the Video or DVD for Shrek 2, Donkey can make a personal appearance on the cover. Yep – check it out online – you can get a limited edition cover for the movie featuring Donkey instead of the regular slipcase.
If you’re a fan of Shrek and Shrek 2, Donkey can make his appearance and personalize your stuff. Great free stuff you can find online includes Shrek 2 Donkey screensavers for your pc and Shrek 2 Donkey wallpapers for your phone. You can also play free interactive Shrek 2 games online including Donkey. If you buy Shrek 2Donkey merchandise online, many sites offer free shipping as well.
Whether you’re looking for some cool Shrek 2 Donkey stuff for yourself or for a gift, just about everybody gets a kick out of Donkey’s antics. Spread some fun and laughter with a Shrek 2 Donkey gift, and you can’t go wrong!
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