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Neil's Puppet Dreams

Discussion in 'Henson Alternative' started by Oscarfan, Nov 20, 2012.

  1. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member



    A new webseries feature the Jim Henson Company puppets.

    I like Neil. I like Henson. I'd watch this. But, watching the video, all I could think of was how much Brian resembles Jim.
  2. Muppetboy09

    Muppetboy09 Well-Known Member

    I thought the same thing! He looks just like his father :jim:
  3. Muppet fan 123

    Muppet fan 123 Well-Known Member

    This looks funny but strange. I think the only reason theyre swearing is so that they make it look more adult. Maybe I'll check it out.

    Oh my gawd, I thought it was Jim for a minute there:electric:
  4. DannyRWW

    DannyRWW Well-Known Member

    I wish the idea of adult didn't mean swearing....Other than that this does look neat...someone should tell neil that 90% of the people on MC suffer the same illness of dreaming in puppet...and I'm with all of you...Brian really looks like Jim these days
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  5. jvcarroll

    jvcarroll Well-Known Member

    The only thing that would make this better is a bag of goldfish crackers to nibble on while I watch. :flirt:
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  6. Plaid Fraggle

    Plaid Fraggle Well-Known Member

    Gotta agree with both of you guys here, absolutely. There's a really weird expectation for adult entertainment to shout, "HEY I'M NOT FOR KIDS!!" Especially when it's an animated medium.

    (I wonder if I were to become a higher-up at the JHC...if I would automatically grow a royal Jimlike beard too... :jim: I could dig it.)
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  7. Kermieuk

    Kermieuk Well-Known Member

    Mmmmm, that actually looks pretty good!

    Chris
  8. Muppet fan 123

    Muppet fan 123 Well-Known Member

    It seems that Henson Co. has been doing that sorta stuff recently, like the "Adult Puppets" theme. Like Stuffed and Unstrung.
  9. muppetlover123

    muppetlover123 Well-Known Member

    I cant wait neil is a good actor especially in how i met your mother cant wait!
  10. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    I'm sorry, but please, ENOUGH of NPH, I'm TIRED of him.

    Like Steve Carrell, he's been EVERYWHERE for so long, I've had my fill of him loooong ago; his self-absorbsion is his only schtick, and it's gotten really old, really quickly. Plus, he's overrated as it is, let's see some other familiar faces associated with the Muppets for a change.
  11. minor muppetz

    minor muppetz Well-Known Member

    Really? I haven't noticed him everywhere. While his role on How I Met Your Mother has clearly kept him from being typecast as Doogie Houser, I haven't really noticed him in too much aside from guest appearances. Has he starred in any big movies?
  12. Muppet fan 123

    Muppet fan 123 Well-Known Member

  13. DannyRWW

    DannyRWW Well-Known Member

    Smurfs...which makes me think that I need to get a role on How I met your mother.....its a stepping stone to working with Muppets and Smurfs and the Avengers.....
  14. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    In addition to movies and guest appearances and such, he was in like a buttload of commercials, and he ended up being the host of practically every single event or award show for a while there.
  15. minor muppetz

    minor muppetz Well-Known Member

    I missed all the commercials, and I can see how I could miss him hosting event/awards shows, as I don't watch those often (and I certaintly watch all of those kinds of shows).

    I forgot about him being in the Smurfs movie. Of course I didn't see that movie, but it seems I keep forgetting about him being one of the leads (could this be a rare revival movie where the lead character who wasn't from the original series wasn't over-promoted in the commercials, or did I miss most of the commercials that did?).
  16. Muppetboy09

    Muppetboy09 Well-Known Member

    Alright, I will admit, the first episode had me laughing hysterically! :)
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  17. jvcarroll

    jvcarroll Well-Known Member

    The first episode shows promise. There's just enough to keep viewers coming back each week.

    I love NPH and his involvement with Sesame Street, the Muppets and Henson Alternative. He began his career decades ago as a dramatic actor and has grown into a brilliant comedic talent and his skills in musical theater make him a perfect fit for the Muppets. Few people can do all of that and that's why exactly why they keep hiring him. I hope he gets a role in the new Muppet movie. Love me some NPH! :flirt:
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  18. DannyRWW

    DannyRWW Well-Known Member

    It was edgy and adult without being vulgar so I'll watch more...it was funny
  19. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    Here's the video for those of you wishing to watch it:



    Not bad, I must say; I liked the song.
  20. AlittleMayhem

    AlittleMayhem Well-Known Member

    Wonderful first episode! The song was great and very funny. And is it me or is that the doll from The Secret Life of Toys?


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