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    Email from Bernie Labarge

    I recently sent a fan email to Bernie Labarge (the lead guitarist on all Fraggle Rock recording sessions) asking if he had any special memories of working on the show and I thought you would all like to hear his response: "Hi Brian, Very nice to hear from a Fraggle fan. I was just breaking...
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    The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance - Episode 7 - Time to Make ... My Move

    Saying a Netflix show does well is subjective: only on Netflix can shows like Kimmy Schmidt and 13 Reasons Why run multiple seasons. And if the DC series does have fans, one wonders how many of them have seen the original film.
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    The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance - Episode 7 - Time to Make ... My Move

    The Gelflings' eyes in the redesign come across much darker and more soulless compared to the original film. And when they move their mouths you get this weird duck-lippy thing that's really unnatural. With this new series it's almost like they designed the armatures/mechanics first and then...
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    "The Happytime Murders" premieres August 24, 2018

    Maybe it was a slight misquote when I said 'twenty' but when I joined this forum in 2004 the film had been in production for quite a few years. So maybe not quite twenty but definitely more than ten. At the very least, he needs to make the Farscape movie he's been promising for 15+ years. Or...
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    The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance - Episode 7 - Time to Make ... My Move

    I don't know where to begin with this series. The Gelflings are horrifying-looking and there's no reason for it with all the technological advancements made in this kind of puppetry since the first film came out. And the pre-recorded dialogue syncs up abysmally with the puppet manipulation...
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    "The Happytime Murders" premieres August 24, 2018

    For a movie that was 20+ years in the making, 'Happytime Murders' was a huge disappointment. The premise can have holes poked in it in an instant: puppets are a minority. First of all, Avenue Q did this waay better. Also, the ‘puppet’ characters aren’t really even by definition puppets...
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    Ingrid appreciation thread

    Still none of that explains why you would comment on a thread celebrating a character you don't care for. And the addition of an "in my opinion" might go a long way. Also, it's because she's largely forgotten that makes her a perfect character for an appreciation thread. I was actually...
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    Ingrid appreciation thread

    Well, then what the blue **** did you comment for? Which already exists: https://muppetcentral.com/forum/threads/biff-and-sully-appreciation-thread.62198/
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    Ingrid appreciation thread

    Ingrid, of course, being wife to Humphrey and mother to Baby Natasha. I've always thought Ingrid was a very underrated character with a great voice ( I swear, it's the only character Joey Mazarrino performed that doesn't sound like all his other characters) and a great overall design. In...
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    Most Annoying TV Series Ever?

    ^^^For what it's worth, I liked the Christmas Ornaments sketch. As far as SNL's treatment of Trump goes*, two things: 1) They're kinder to him than Stephen Colbert is. 2) When Darrell Hammond was a regular cast member waay before Trump was president, he was the resident Trump impersonator and...
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    The Decline of DVD Commentaries

    Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol and Tomorrowland.
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    The Decline of DVD Commentaries

    2018 was a pretty decent year for DVD commentaries actually. The only one I thought was pretty lame was Incredibles 2. It starts off with writer/director Brad Bird introducing himself and the film and then dropping the bomb that the commentary was going to be an all-animator commentary. This...
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    Muppet Villains: A Case Study

    Agree with all that, only to add that unlike Hopper, you have to go a long way to like Bitterman. I really feel like at least in the first third of TMM, Hopper does have humor and a slight likability factor. See, I see the 2015 series and the two Bobin films as the exception to the rule...
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    Most Annoying TV Series Ever?

    Bump
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    Muppet Villains: A Case Study

    I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately and I don’t think we’ve actually had an in depth discussion about the Muppet film/TV villains on a case by case so I thought ding that would be fun and incite some good discussion. First, some housekeeping stuff: I’ve only seen The Muppets 2011 once...
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    R.I.P. David Ogden Stiers

    Not to Not to mention that whole plot was done a lot better in the earlier episode "Hanky Panky".
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    R.I.P. David Ogden Stiers

    But realism doesn't necessarily always equal entertaining, especially in a comedy series. To switch gears to another show, the most realistic character in the US Office series is Stanley Hudson. But the writers never knew what to do with him and as such over a nine year series Stanley literally...
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    R.I.P. David Ogden Stiers

    Jumba is the one Disney character that i feel Stiers was miscast as. I think his deep vocal tone and Russian dialect clashes with the character design. Call me a weirdo but I thought Garry Shandling would be the perfect Jumba voice.
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