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Automatonophobic mother fears daughter might buy a Muppet toy

Discussion in 'Muppet Headlines' started by Bliffenstimmers, Oct 7, 2013.

  1. WereFox

    WereFox Active Member

    About the Halloween animatronics...I love them! I went to a Halloween store with my Mom, and I instantly felt right at home here! I claimed I even spoke the language of these creepy cuties! There were skeleton rats, a Cerberus, a werewolf, and some creepy little bears with sharp teeth. I loved them all! There was one animatronic bear in overalls, saying it wanted a hug, and I hugged it back!
     
  2. Luke kun

    Luke kun Well-Known Member

    Show her Muppet Babies. It's a cartoon and they are cute. That'll be one step in curing her phobia.
    She also doesn't like all puppets...
     
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  3. EntropicOrgan

    EntropicOrgan New Member

    Did anyone notice that her daughters are named Liesl & Martha, like the Von Trapp kids in The Sound Of Music? There were marionettes in that film too (Lonely Goatherd). If she's a Julie Andrews fan, perhaps she should watch her guest spot on The Muppet Show. HEHEHEHEH
     
  4. Luke kun

    Luke kun Well-Known Member

    I think she may be over it now, and the Julie Andrews spot could have helped her get over it.
     
  5. Flaky Pudding

    Flaky Pudding Well-Known Member

    The only puppets that have ever scared me are the non Muppet-y ones. Things like marionettes and ventriloquist dummies have a tendency to give me the creeps. Jeff Dunham is really the only exception. For some reason his puppets (including the very controversial Achmed Junior) have never bothered me. I have no problem with Terry Fator's puppets either, but I find his shows to be a bit boring so I haven't watched enough of his stuff to truly form an opinion on that.
     

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