What happened to the Burgie Beer UFO of Melrose Avenue?

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2010/07/21/what-happened-to-the-1.html

Over the years, I occasionally wondered what had happened to the Burgie UFO. I figured it was sitting in the living room of some middle-aged LA celebrity. But I was wrong. I stumbled upon it last week in the town of Takayama, Japan.