Mario is one of Nintendo's most popular characters who has been around since the start of home gaming. His first apperance was in 1983 in Nintendo's Donkey Kong where he was out to rescue his then girlfriend, Pauline. Whether you are a long time lover of Mario or you just became familiar with him through Nintendo's release of the Nintendo Wii, there is no doubt that he is one tough little guy who is always ready to save the day! And the Princess! The Mario plush measures about 8 inches tall and comes dressed in his signature Mario outfit.