Check out our Million Dollar Man WWE Superstars review! Mattel did a great job capturing the iconic look of Ted Dibiase, the Million Dollar Man!
I can still hear the theme song “Money, money, money” playing in my head and this WWE Superstars Million Dollar Man figure with its fits and finishing pays a great homage to the WWE legend!
The Million Dollar Man had a lot of suits in his day and, in fact, there is an article dedidced to cataloging ALL of the suits that he wore…who knew??? Debuting his gree suit in 1988, it resembled “the color of money. This is the suit he wore for most of his feud with Randy Savage, and during the Mega Bucks/Mega Powers angle.The Definitive Guide to the Suits of the Million Dollar Man
Million Dollar Man on Card
The Million Dollar Man’s card features an illustration of him clutching his lapel of his infamous green money suit in his right hand and money in his left hand. If you look up photos of the Million Dollar Man, you will often see this pose. He also has a smug look on his face and one raised eyebrow, which also another one of his classic expressions! He was doing the People’s Eyebrow before The Rock made it a household term. On the back of the card we also see this same illustration in black and white with his catch phrases (“Everybody’s got a price, everybody’s gonna pay, always gets his way”) he would utter and that were featured in his entrance music entitled ‘Money, Money, Money.” The cross sell for the other figures in series 3 are also there so be on the lookout for other figures in this series, which include Papa Shango, the Undertaker, and Mankind.
The Million Dollar Man’s head sculpt features his classic look from the 80’s, complete with the throwback hairstyle as he wore his hair medium length, flowing, and parted down the middle. His hair color was more of a dirty blonde but we suspect he might of put highlights in his hair as his beard is dark brown. His hair looks pretty natural as his ears were often covered by his hair. They captured the entitled look of his character so well from the facial expression all the way down to his raised left eyebrow.
We were pleasantly surprised to see the Million Dollar Man come packed with his famous green money suit and to top it off, it is an all fabric, soft goods outfit. This money suit made it’s debut at Summer Slam 1988, which was a change from the black and silver money suits he had worn on the past.
The suit features dollar signs on a silver, shimmering lapel on his jacket and his classic green bowtie. Since all of his clothing is removable, his clothing comes in 2 pieces so you can technically undress him like he was gearing up for a wrestling match and he even looks great without his jacket. Speaking of removing his entrance attire, here is a short video on the steps you need to take to remove his garb so you don’t accidentally rip it.
Green Suit Detail
Mattel is known for the quality of their stitching and soft goods outfits from the Barbie line and it looks like they’ve poured that quality into the soft goods ring attire for the Million Dollar Man.
The jacket is made very well and comes with a Velcro piece on the inside so you can synch it around his chest and secure to the figure. In addition to the green dollar signs that are featured on the lapels, h also has a a larger gray dollar sign on the back of his jacket which takes up most of the surface area back there.
Pants and Shirt
The pants and white shirt with bowtie are integrated into the pants and you can take them off really easily! Simply undo the Velcro behind the collar of the shirt and in the back of the pants. Just like putting on your own pair of pants, you will need to remove the boots, which easily come apart around the calves. If you are familiar with the Masters of the Universe Origins and MOTWWE lines, this is exactly the same way the parts of figure come off.
Chest, Back, and Arms
Once you have his clothing off, he looks like he is ready for in ring action! He uses the MOTWWE and MOTU Origins figure buck and his wrists are painted white to simulate wrist bands you would often see him wrestling with.
Waist, Legs, and Boots
Underneath the suit, there is more detail as he has gold dollar signs painted on the right and left side of his trunks. They did not spare any attention to detail as his boot laces are painted white, which was his standard issue when he was wrestling.
The Million Dollar Man comes with two sets of extra and hands and a wad of money that is fanned out.
You can see from the various options you can throw on the open hands to give him that classic smug look that goes nicely with his head sculpt.
He also has a gripping hand for grappling or it provides a nice way to display the pointing to himself or giving him a thumbs up
You can also achieve a classic look with his closed fist
A wad of money was the perfect pack in for the Million Dollar Man! Now, the money does not have denominations but we can safely assume that this is a fan of one hundred dollar bills. They fit nicely in his gripping hand and you can also throw on his open hand and display the money that way! Either way, the money pays homage to his gimmick that me made famous in the 80’s where he would invite fans into the ring to either grovel, kiss his boots, or do something embarrassing for a one hundred dollar bill.
There are countless ways to display the Million Dollar Man either in his green money suit or his wrestling trunks. It’s cool you can use different hand combinations to achieve the desired look you want. Given that the Million Dollar Man comes with his iconic green suit, I (Michael) will be displaying him this way on the shelf!
Capturing the iconic look of Ted Dibiase, the self proclaimed Million Dollar Man, this figure pays homage to the wrestling legend and WWE Hall of Famer. The green money suit comes off really easily and is made of very high quality fabric and stitched together very nicely! The face sculpt looks so much like DiBiase it’s uncanny and we love that they decided to make his hair a different tone than his beard! We are knocking a point off as he could have been packed with the Million Dollar belt, which would have been a great pack in given he is light on the accessories! Speaking of the Million Dollar belt, we expect to see a repaint, most likely in black fabric, coming down the line as some point in the near future as this figure had so many outfits. On second thought, it would be cool if he made a suit accessory pack with the Million Dollar belt! All in all, this is a solid figure that adds a lot of color pop to your shelf!