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Wembley's Eyes

Discussion in 'Fraggle Rock' started by Foodie, Sep 18, 2005.

  1. Foodie

    Foodie Well-Known Member

    I'm sure this has been asked before but how does Wembley move his eyes? Does Steve do it from inside the puppet or are they radio-controled like a doozer or the gorg mouths? Or is it magic? It looks like magic. I bet it's magic. :smirk:

  2. luvtosr

    luvtosr Well-Known Member

    It has been asked before - here's a link to the thread :)

  3. Foodie

    Foodie Well-Known Member

    Oh yeah! Hey look! I'm even in that thread! I'm such a dork! :smirk:

    That link to the puppet site helped though. They prolly are radio-controled... although, it still seems like no one is definite on this. I'll hafta go ask Wembley myself.

  4. Gorgon Heap

    Gorgon Heap Well-Known Member

    Faz Fazakas would know first and foremost. Anyone know if he's ever been to this board?

    David "Gorgon Heap" Ebersole
  5. Foodie

    Foodie Well-Known Member

    I've been kinda wondering where his whereabouts may be; on Earth or otherwise. :smirk:

  6. PukkaPukka

    PukkaPukka Well-Known Member

    Hello all!

    It was my impression that Faz actually passed away a while ago. I seem to remember hearing something to that extent, although, don't quote me on that, as I'm burned out from school at the moment...sheesh.
  7. PukkaPukka

    PukkaPukka Well-Known Member

    Also, as was posted re: Amy van Gilder's floorwork guide, to bolster the statement, the hair was placed to cover the mech, which involved thumb-controlled servos manipulated by Steve via single joysticks attached to his (Wembley's) arm-rods.

    Actually, has anyone stopped to think that possibly with the mech, there is somewhat of an easy way to do the rotation that Wembley's eyes did? Just thinking for a second here gives me an idea that it could also be accomplished with two gears on a bearing, run by a third gear in Wemb's head (under the hair covering) by a small motor (battery-operated, or otherwise) in some manner. Just my two-cents.

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