Well, at least he's not as intrusive as the Voguer guy who seems drastically out of place. The roly-poly fellow generally is along the edges, but the mime/Vogue guy is too Madonna-video for me.
When I spot Mr. Furby, I can think only that it must have been dreadfully hot and uncomfortable in that! When costumes were being designed, did he say, "Why me?!", not knowing it would earn him a cult following? Yes, I noticed him even upon first viewing, thinking that he looked rather like a zebra-beachball.
I can't say I'm a fan though.
I'm not a fan, but I made a banner in his honor titled "Oh, do you know the Furby Man?" (Think of the child's song "Oh, do you know the muffin man?") There's even a helping hand to point out the fellow: