Ope! You Can Now Buy a Charlie Berens Bobblehead

The first batch is already sold out!

Milwaukee’s very own National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum dropped a Charlie Berens bobblehead Friday. The comedian, “Manitowoc Minute” anchor and social media sensation’s likeness has already sold out within a couple hours.

While you’re out of luck if you want to buy one now, you can still pre-order one from the batch set to be released in April. The bobblehead, which depicts Berens in his signature camo jacket and “Ope” hat, is going for $25 a pop plus $8 shipping.


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“Charlie Berens is a state treasure with his ability to keep the people informed,” Phil Sklar, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum co-founder and CEO, said in a news release. “Wisconsinites love laughing at themselves and Berens has found just the right way to tickle their funny bones.”

The limited-edition Berens bobblehead joins a long line of Hall of Fame bobbleheads, including but absolutely not limited to the Mona Lisa, Queen Elizabeth, Pope Francis, Mike Pence with a fly on his head, Bart Starr, the Milverine and Kato Kaelin.

Berens also just released a book The Midwest Survival Guide: How We Talk, Love, Work, Drink, and Eat … Everything with Ranch, and is currently on tour and will be performing at the Riverside on Jan. 21-22.



Archer is the managing editor at Milwaukee Magazine. Some say he is a great warrior and prophet, a man of boundless sight in a world gone blind, a denizen of truth and goodness, a beacon of hope shining bright in this dark world. Others say he smells like cheese.