When the One Direction dolls first appeared in the shops, we can't say we ever imagined Harry Styles and Niall Horan turning down a night out in the Range Rover in favour of sitting down to play tea parties with them.

But apparently impersonating each other's doll voices is exactly the sort of thing the lads are into these days and they even popped in on a bunch of fans to introduce their plasticky little friends while they were over in New York this week.

One Direction have a pose and play with their dolls in New York with X Factor USA's Rachel Crow - PICS

Now that our plastic-faced pals are all dolled up in their winter gear, the lads decided it was necessary to show them off to a luck fistful of Directioners.

For some reason that we're not particularly sure about, X Factor USA contestant Rachel Crow was also in on the act and presented the lads (both plastic and manflesh varieities) to the crowd.

It wasn't all fun and games though and they were put to work, practising their handwriting by signing a zillion of the mini 1Ds. Just think, the lads may have touched up your actual doll..

One Direction have a pose and play with their dolls in New York with X Factor USA's Rachel Crow - PICS

Even if the dolls are a still a little on the scary side, the lads were looking FIT in their first photocall since touching down stateside.

We're definitely on hair watch and as well as being able to admire Zayn's shorter, back to black hair do, we can't help thinking that Liam seems to have shaved off any hair on his head that has dared to grow longer that 2mm long.

Here's Louis touching himself in the crotch. Not in the Liam Paynis sort of way;

One Direction have a pose and play with their dolls in New York with X Factor USA's Rachel Crow - PICS

It's a bit like a One Direction Where's Wally isn't it? The stripey top and red jeans concept is the same as far as Luigi is concerned.

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One Direction have a pose and play with their dolls in New York with X Factor USA's Rachel Crow - PICS

You know you don't actually have to put your hand up Louis. Rachel isn't actual your form tutor. Not as far as we know anyway.

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One Direction have a pose and play with their dolls in New York with X Factor USA's Rachel Crow - PICS

Who farted...? Liam, we might be looking at you..

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One Direction have a pose and play with their dolls in New York with X Factor USA's Rachel Crow - PICS

For a second we really thought that was Zayn's hand nestling away in Hazza's pocket, not that we'd be surprised if it was.

What do you think about all these doll based hijinks?

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