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CGI Muppet Babies Show?

Discussion in 'Muppet Babies' started by erniebert1234ss, Jul 23, 2004.

  1. erniebert1234ss

    erniebert1234ss Well-Known Member

    WHAT?? MY FAVE SHOW IN CGI? hope they know *** they're doing, if it ain't done right, I'll have to sic Jeff Foxworthy on them! Seriously, Disney better come out with a piece of animation software like their Imagineers use. At one point they force-fed a "children's" animation program down everybody's throats and it was no good, I got it. If you are listening, Sir Eisner, do the right **** thing for once! I dont want to have to come in and throw your bum *** out!
  2. erniebert1234ss

    erniebert1234ss Well-Known Member

    Let's just say that I am steamed. I'm blowing off steam in the direction of Michael Eisner and hope to that Great Cub in the Sky that he actually listens to all of our complaints about this deal and the ones of us who are "true" animation buffs (No ANIME) who are really steamed at him right now because he's basically ruined us animation buffs' right to petition him for this, that or the other thing. I want to go in and kick him out so bad, it hurts me.
  3. Dr. Bombay

    Dr. Bombay Well-Known Member

    Where did you read/hear about this?
  4. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Everyone's heard of it, no?

    BTW, do we think this will be decent, or will it be crass like *looks to make sure no one's looking* *gasps* *whispers* Lilo and Stitch. *gulp* Imagine Muppet Babies in that style animi...
  5. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    What show?!
  6. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    When it was announced that Disney was taking over Muppet Babies, it was also annonced that hey were possibly making this new show. No?
  7. BoyRaisin2

    BoyRaisin2 Well-Known Member

    That's the rumor, although no one has really confirmed anything.
  8. Skeeter Muppet

    Skeeter Muppet Well-Known Member

    So, those of us who actually *like* anime aren't "true animation buffs", is that it? Because we happen to like animated shows that come from Japan, we can't possibly enjoy or appreciate the animation that's done here? Remember: it was an anime that won the first Best Animated Picture Academy Award in 2003.

  9. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

    The show hasn't been brought up in an official Disney/Henson press release per say, but it's been in development for awhile now.

    It's basically a new animated CGI show with the Muppet Babies. Apparently, the plan is that the puppeteers will still operate the characters via the "Waldo" system.

    Keep in mind though, with the Disney deal they may want to go in a different direction. We will probably hear something official on this in the next 12 months.
  10. Luke

    Luke Well-Known Member

    Yeah the plan was for Henson (not Disney) to make this using their in-house performance control system. It's not really CGI as in Lilo & Stitch but CGI as in computer assisted puppetry. I think Lisa Henson has indeed mentioned it officially, saying they had done tests and hadn't at that time shown Disney. I agree that since the sale it can now go in pretty much any direction though. Bear in mind the present Muppet Babies promotions haven't gone down a storm so quite possibly it could go in the direction of not happening. There was an insider at one point on another forum who said that some of the younger up and coming Muppeteers would be providing the voices and doing the waldo style puppeteering.
  11. BoyRaisin2

    BoyRaisin2 Well-Known Member

    Second, actually. :cool:
  12. Skeeter Muppet

    Skeeter Muppet Well-Known Member

    All right, I stand corrected on that point. But still...

  13. Aaron

    Aaron Well-Known Member

    i love the song in you're sig
  14. Skeeter Muppet

    Skeeter Muppet Well-Known Member

    Idina Menzel rocks. That's all there is to it.

  15. Aaron

    Aaron Well-Known Member

    we sang that song in a showcase i was in
  16. McFraggle

    McFraggle Well-Known Member

    Since when was Lilo CGI? And no I doubt it would be done like that film anyway. Although I did like the film quite a bit.
  17. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Er, actually, I'm not sure what Lilo is, but I was assuming it was part CGI...sorry bout that...
  18. Skeeter Muppet

    Skeeter Muppet Well-Known Member

    The only CGI that was in Lilo and Stitch was most likely for the spaceships and other outer space scenes. Everything else was done in traditional 2-D animation; Disney even went back to using watercolor backgrounds for that film.

  19. GonzoLeaper

    GonzoLeaper Well-Known Member

    a question

    Forgive me for my ignorance :o , but Skeeter Muppet, could you please tell me who that person is in your avatar? I believe he's a character in a Henson production performed by Richard Hunt, but that's all I can determine at the moment. :confused: :concern:
  20. McFraggle

    McFraggle Well-Known Member

    That's alright Beau, we forgive you. Like Skeeter said the only major CGI to my knowledge was in the spaceship scene at the end.

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