Former toymaker and Action Figure Insider blogger Jason Geyer dropped a whole slew of failed concepts for Star Wars toys pitched to various companies. I don't know what's crazier, that some of these toy concepts got rejected or that, considering the expansive Star Wars toy empire, it hasn't all been done.
Some are beautifully obvious (Darth Vader lava lamp? Do it!), some absurd (see: Death Star basketball) but all of these toy concepts are solid gold.
There are a ton more over at Action Figure Insider along with plenty of history from Geyer, and you can see our favorites in the gallery below. Geyer released a similar list four years ago (see it here), if you're hungry for more.