Pooh Fanatic Gets MeTV “Collector’s Call” Treatment
by Paul Perrello | Apr 9,
Deep in the Hundred Acre Wood
Where Christopher Robin plays
You will find the enchanted neighborhood
Of Christopher's childhood days
Recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records for having the largest collection of Pooh and friends memorabilia with nearly 18,000 pieces, Hoffman's assortment is spread across not one but two houses in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
Hoffman's menagerie of prized Pooh collectibles will be featured on the April 14th edition of Collector's Call, a new show on
Winnie the Pooh is one of the most memorable characters of all time and Hoffman's collection seems to capture the essence of “stuff and fluff.” Hoffman's prized possessions
Her obsession to collect Pooh Bear and friends started when Hoffman was in sixth grade. She recounts on her website MostPooh.com that her obsession started after her father brought home a box containing Buddy Bear and from that moment on it was a love affair with the “silly old bear.” She admits that she still has that original stuffed bear that always sits on her bed adding that she has a very patient and loving husband that tolerates her Pooh Bear fixation.
The demand to see her Pooh and company collection, caused Hoffman to launch a YouTube series called Never Enough…Pooh, which showcases her coveted treasures but now fans of the classic TV channel will get a glimpse inside her two Pooh, Tigger, Kanga
On the show, certified appraiser Judy Martin will value Hoffman's collection and as a
Collector's Call is
Once the experts appraise the inventory they will try to tempt the collectors with a trade, offering a desirable item that would be the perfect addition to their prize closet but the collector must make the agonizing choice and decide if they are willing to part with an existing piece in return for a new addition to their collection. That is the collector's call.
Best known for her starring role as Blair Warner on NBC's The Facts of Life, Whelchel began her acting career as a