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Discussion in 'Classic Muppets' started by beaker, Dec 16, 2009.
I never heard him be called that before but I have heard him be called the sweetish chef
Such further confusion might inadvertently lead to the "Sweetums Chef".....
The lucky thing there is that he is clearly a chef though, which kinda defuses most of that confusion. Now if he was wearing a police uniform, on the other hand...
Oh, aveleyman, your lack of research amazes me. You're usually so good at this stuff. Why is there a picture of Floyd under Bill Barretta's name? Why is Jim Parsons listed as Walter instead of Peter Linz? Parsons only played human Walter. And why are Kevin Clash and Brian Henson in your credits? Also, why are a handful of the celebrities credited before the Muppets?
*Facewing* Look, I know Janice has big lips. That doesn't mean her name is "Lips"!
Now I get your point.
1. They could not find a picture of Pepe the Prawn.
2. They did not research about Peter Linz
3. I agree, the Muppets should be credited before the celebrities.
4. What? When there is lack of research, you don't know who Janice is, or Floyd, or anyone else. All they know is they know the celbrites more than the Muppets. Ugh!
I'm kind of surprised. Aveylman usually does really credible work. My guess is that the page for TM was made prior to the films' release (the images from the film are all from trailers), with most of the information taken from the IMDB. Whoever was in charge of that page just never went back and changed it.
Has anyone ever gotten frustrated if people referred to & as "Burt" and Ernie?
Cannonball Run and Smokey and the Bandit featured Burt Reynolds,
not "Bert Reynolds", and when they designed the Win, Lose or Draw studio set
to resemble Mr. Reynolds's living room, the emcee was Bert Convy, not "Burt Convy".
Even though the two names sound the same, one misspelled letter can make quite a difference.....
My oh my...that is about as worse as anything I've seen.
Sure. I mean, "Burt" is just so different. Even though it's a common mistake, still very annoying.
So I just got done reading a snippet online that stated that the Muppet Show is in its 44th season.
I wish, haha!
I was looking at the IMDb message boards just now, and... http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0329737/board/thread/13615211
Maybe there's something wrong with my eyes, but I always thought Floyd was pink/purple, not orange.
I think I might have brought this up on here before. As I recall, this person made the same comment on the IMDB boards for MFS. I had assumed the person somehow got Floyd mixed up with Clifford, but now I'm not so sure what they're thinking.
This isn't exactly a "Muppet mistake", but it does irk me. There is a youtube user who likes to comment on Muppet videos with announcements of phony upcoming DVD releases. I've commented on his channel, asking him to stop. The reason is because a few people have actually started to believe him. I just don't want tons of people to be disappointed after learning the truth.
Still, Clifford has never been orange either. Or maybe they're talking about a completely different Muppet, one who's never been purple or orange. Who knows?
As for this Youtube user you mentioned, I always check IMDb (the actual site, not the message boards), Muppet Wiki or any other reliable source for information like that.
No no, my point was that I think the user may have mistakenly thought Floyd was orange, then saw Clifford in some of the later productions (where Floyd was underused). There are some similarities between the two. It's possible that the user simply mixed the two characters up.
As for the Youtube comment, yeah exactly, I rarely trust youtube comments. Then again, I wouldn't always trust the IMDB either. Muppet Wiki, Muppet Central, Tough Pigs, Muppet Mindset, etc. are probably the best places to get legit Muppet info.
Starz's summary for The Muppets mentions a character by the name of Miss Piggie.
Calling the Muppet performers "voice actors".
Ob boy! That is very annoying! I call those Muppet performers, "Muppeteers" ho'okay? Not only do they voice them, they give the puppets personality, depth, and in absolute great character.
There is no way I would call them, "voice actors." Ugh! Just the thought of it makes me so Angry. Auuuggghhh!
Just been reading some muppet reviews and heard Miss Piggy being called Peggy
Whenever people try to paint a picture of Jim as being like this saintly fellow who would NEVER allow ANY kind of language or violence or anything like enter the world of Muppets, and would roll over in his grave if anything like that happened today.
I mean, there's ALWAYS been violence in the Muppets, Jim loved physical comedy in puppetry, so you've got a lot of characters attacking other characters, characters blowing up other characters, characters EATING other characters, among other things; not to mention there's been some subtle use of language before (ala the "Happiness Hotel" song)... not Jim was a complete goody-two-shoes or anything.
Ah, yes. Reading comments on some of the Muppets "darker" videos are always fun.
- From the "Stand By Me" video
"My kids can't watch this!"
- A clip from the Alice Cooper episode of TMS
"OMG! Alice Cooper was on the Muppet Show (sometimes referred to as "Sesame Street" by other non-fans). This is NOT for kids!"
"This can't be the Muppet Show!"
"This isn't Sesame Street!"
And as an added bonus:
Ed Sullivan: And now, for the kiddies in our audience, Jim Henson's puppets are back...
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