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Favorite Brian Henson Character

Discussion in 'Classic Muppets' started by Stryder Wolfe, Sep 7, 2004.

  1. Stryder Wolfe

    Stryder Wolfe New Member

    another vote for sal, here. he's just hilarious...
  2. GelflingWaldo

    GelflingWaldo New Member

    Sal is definetly a great character. The comedy between him and johny is great!
  3. Rowlf's Roadie

    Rowlf's Roadie New Member

    Dr. Phil. Period.
  4. GelflingWaldo

    GelflingWaldo New Member

    He's on every day after Opera, right? :)


    No wait, that's Dr. Phil McGraw, you're talking about Dr. Phil VanNeuter. Oops :o
  5. Blinky_Fish

    Blinky_Fish Member

    "Make way Comin' T'ru"

    Sal is my Brian Henson Fav...

    :)
  6. GelflingWaldo

    GelflingWaldo New Member

    Aside from Sal, Semore, Nigel, Dr. Phil, the talking sandwhich, ect.... I think Brian's other great characters (out side the Muppets) are Hoggle from Labrynth and the dog from The Storyteller.
  7. FrackleFan2012

    FrackleFan2012 Well-Known Member

    My favorite Brian Henson character is Nigel the Director! [​IMG]
    LONG LIVE NIGEL!!!
  8. Mo Frackle

    Mo Frackle Well-Known Member

    I'd have to go with Sal, and maybe Dr. Phil as a close second. Though I do love Nigel, Seymour, the Storyteller Dog, Dog the Dinosaur, and the talking sandwich as well. Brian always put so much energy into his performances.
  9. Mister Muppet

    Mister Muppet Well-Known Member

    my favourite brian henson character is the talking sandwich with dr phil and sal drawing in second place;):)
  10. heralde

    heralde Well-Known Member

    Has to be Hoggle, 1000%! : D
  11. Scooterforever

    Scooterforever Active Member

    Dr. Phil Van Neuter, the best character to come out of Muppets Tonight, IMO. I love, love, loved his cover of Thomas Dolby's "Blinded Me with Science," it was hilarious. He NEEDS to be brought back in the next movie. He always seemed like a somehow more insane Bunsen Honeydew, with a touch of evil as well. I'd like to see a face-off between Neuter and Honeydew, a battle of the mad scientists, with their assistants, Mulch and Beaker, facing off as well (the latter would be a little one-sided, of course).
    Mo Frackle likes this.
  12. Hayley B

    Hayley B Active Member

    All I know is Jack Pumpkinhead. So, I'll vote for him.
  13. Scooterforever

    Scooterforever Active Member

    Seen the film, but had no idea that was Brian. He was my fav character in the film, but now I like him even more:) .
  14. beatnikchick300

    beatnikchick300 Well-Known Member

  15. muppetfan24/7

    muppetfan24/7 Well-Known Member

    Well, I didn't know much of Brian until I watched some episodes of Muppets Tonight from YouTube. I will have to go with Nigel, the Director from the show.

    When I see all that chaos that Nigel has to deal with, it knid of relates to Brian Henson when he directed movies such as: The Muppet Christmas Carol and Muppet Treasure Island. I wonder how he kept control of the Muppeteers and Muppets on and off the set. Hmmmmm!
  16. KissesToKermie

    KissesToKermie Well-Known Member

    Nigel, Nigel, Nigel all the way! Sal is also hilarious, love his relationship with Johnny.
  17. Slackbot

    Slackbot Well-Known Member

    Another vote for Jack Punpkinhead. He captured the childlike sweetness of the character as he appeared in Baum's early Oz books.

    Pointless factoid: the voice I hear for my OC Janken Fraggle is Brian Henson's Jack. However, because I can't do a voice even remotely similar, when I work him he sounds like Boober. 8^p
    The Count likes this.
  18. cjd874

    cjd874 Well-Known Member

    After seeing the infamous Eggnog sketch from Muppets Tonight, Dr. Phil Van Neuter gets my vote. Sal the bodyguard is a close second, though.
  19. Slackbot

    Slackbot Well-Known Member

    That's bizarre. I've been watching MT lately. (I just got a set, don't ask me how.) One of the skits I just saw today for the first time is that very eggnog skit.
  20. dwayne1115

    dwayne1115 Well-Known Member

    I love all of Brian's performances! I don't think I could pick just one.
    MuppetLuver2000 likes this.


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