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Emmet Otter Question

Discussion in 'Family Worlds' started by Gonzo14, Dec 19, 2012.

  1. Gonzo14

    Gonzo14 Well-Known Member

    So I know I'm missing out, but I've never actually seen Emmet Otter's Jugband Christmas. I'm working on a big muppet project (I'll show it when I'm done) and I'd like to include the Emmet Otter characters. My question is, who are the main characters? The only ones I know of so far are Emmet and Ma, I can't really find anything that shows which of the remaining characters are more prominent.
  2. Twisted Tails

    Twisted Tails Well-Known Member

    The Ma otter is also known as Alice Otter. Emmet's friends are: Wendell (a porcupine), Harvey (beaver) (he plays the kazoo), Charlie (muskrat), Doc Bullfrog, Chuck Stoat (the creature with a deep voice), Catfish, (Pop-eyed and squirts water into animals, Fred (lizard), and Howard (snake).

    What else? Doc Bullfrog (mayor of Frogtown Hollow, plus a judge of the contest (voiced by Jerry Nelson), Harrison Fox (Jim Henson performed this character)... I guess that is all I can come up with and I DID watch the special like Twice or three times.
  3. Hubert

    Hubert Well-Known Member

    Emmett and Ma definitely take the two most prominent spots. Then you have Wendell Porcupine, who plays a somewhat large role as Emmett's dim-witted friend, and Harvey and Charlie, who don't really do too much other than be half of the jugband, making them have some sort of a large role.

    And then there's Doc Bullfrog, who plays an integral role in the ending of the story, but doesn't actually do much until the tail end, and also the Riverbottom Nightmare Band who would be the main villains of the story.

    Those are pretty much the more prominent characters...there are side characters like Harrison Fox the mayor and Hetty Muskrat, but those characters don't really play a large role in the story and really are only extras.

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