Finger Gun - Fake gun disguised as an
index finger that appeared on TV shows and advertising in the
In 1965, Topper Toys introduced a plastic toy finger called
"Six Fingers" that shoot various projectiles. The ad slogan
for their finger gun read: "Six Finger, Six Finger, man
alive!, how'd I ever get along with five!"
On the spy spoof GET
SMART/NBC/CBS/1965-70 bumbling secret Agent 86/Maxwell Smart
(Don Adams) used a two shot .22 caliber
gun disguised as a phony finger. Unsuspecting
enemy KAOS agents would laugh at Agent 86 when he waved his
index finger gun at him, that is, until it went off.
TRIVIA NOTE: While a guest on the
"Late Show With David Letterman", (01/13/2009) comedian Jimmie
Walker (who played "JJ" on the sitcom GOOD TIMES) related an
incident where he used a :"finger gun" gesture while he
stayed at the Best Western hotel in Seattle, Washington.
Walker reported the motel's general manager later asked him to
leave his establishment because his staff felt threatened when
Walker had allegedly threatened them with a "finger gun" during his
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