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Isadora Pumpkin

The Concept: "As a Pumpkin, Isadora was expected to uphold the family name by winning the title of World's Heaviest Gourd, an honor the Pumpkins carried for decades. But little Isadora had no interest in gaining 1,500 pounds. In fact, only the power of movement moved her — so much so that she won the first Best Dancing Gourd Award. Unfortunately, her rise to patch popularity was cut short; she died tragically when her vines got tangled in a chucking catapult."

The Real Deal: Isadora Duncan rose to fame as a dancer in the US and Russia in the early 20th century; her life was cut short at age 50 after a tragic car accident.