Call it "Toy Story 2". With the exception of a few new items, a number of hot toy sellers this holiday season are familiar brands with a fresh twist.
Some have even returned to the shelves with attitude, as in Rock & Roll Elmo and Ernie dolls clad in leather jackets with guitars in hand. And though more than 10 million Furbys sold last year, the Baby Furby version is just as hot this season.
"Some of the toys are making a second run," says Ashlyn W. Booth, a spokeswoman for First Colony Mall in Sugar Land. "I guess you could call it a sequel Christmas."
First Colony Mall is owned by General Growth Properties Inc., which also owns The Woodlands Mall …