Cards and Press Kits
Rock Color Glossy (1983)
Fraggle Rock full color glossy photograph was most likely used as reproductive
material for newspapers or magazines to promote the show. It also may
have been given out to fans to have autographed.
was taken during the early part of the first season because Gobo is still
the original younger looking puppet with the red jacket instead of his
trademark vest. This is the same photo featured on the HBO
Rock HBO Press Kit (1983)
sent out these press kits to media members nationwide, including select
teachers and school administrators in order to promote this new program.
- A fold-out
folder that reveals pop-up art of all of Fraggle Rock
- A song
book with floppy record
photos featuring Fraggles, one featuring Jim and another Fraggle group
photo, Brady Bunch style
- Bios on
all the lead performers
- A press
release on the first episode airing at 6:30 central/7:30 eastern on
Jan 10, 1983
- A description
of the show and the different races of Fraggle Rock
Rock Lobby Photos (1983-1986)
and white photos were used primarily for publications
such as magazines or newspapers. Some have captions and some do not.
Many of them
were used in articles announcing the beginning of the new
season of Fraggle Rock on HBO. There's even a really nice shot of the
Fraggle five from the animated series. Some were taken from specific
episodes like "Mokey And The Minstrels" and others are just
shots from the Muppet archives. Some were included next to a picture of
other HBO series. There are probably a larger number of these glossies
in existence. Their sizes are about 8 1/2 x 11.
Rock Video Cassette Press Kit (1993)
the most recent volume set of Fraggle Rock videos were released, a press
kit was sent out to dealers with information regarding the latest video
release. It was sent in a full color envelope with a huge picture of one
of the most common photos of the Fraggle five. Inside were several sheets
describing the show and the new videos.
following is included in this kit:
Rock Character Biographies
- A sheet
informing the customers about a mail-in promotion for 2 free hard back
books (which were small versions of "Best Friends" and "What's A Fraggle"
from the Weekly Reader series)
- A sheet
discussing the new release of the videos along with the "Music
and Magic" CD and cassette
- Also included
is a nice black and white glossy of the Fraggle five which features
the Fraggle Rock logo these videos sported (which was nowhere near as
nice as the original logo)
back to Fraggle Rock Collectibles.
Nick Bondra, Cindy Chapman and Phillip Chapman
Chad Garner (HBO Press Kit)