Sure, it's more creative than chocolate and flowers, but mental-asylum accessories don't exactly scream romance. Nonetheless, the Vermont Teddy Bear Co.'s Crazy for You bear complete with straitjacket and commitment papers was a hot Valentine's Day seller in 2005 before advocates for the mentally ill protested, and the company stopped making them.
Top 10 Dubious Toys
The American Girl Co. has caused an uproar with the release of its limited-edition Gwen doll, who's cute and cuddly and also happens to be homeless. TIME takes a look at some other toys that have made jaws drop