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Fraggle Rock Ep. 97: Finding New Jobs

Discussion in 'Fraggle Rock' started by beaker, Aug 16, 2004.

  1. beaker

    beaker Well-Known Member

    Well, I finally got to see the very rarely seen 'extra final' Fraggle Rock episode.(from 1986) Wow...I actually haven't really heard of this before, but it was definately something very rare and unique. I actually would now consider this one of my favorite FR episodes. I often wondered what happened to the Fraggle crew. I last saw Uncle Matt and CotterPin on the Today Show(from 1993)...last saw Filo on Mopatop(2001)...and last saw Sprocket in MTI.

    I guess only cast members and JHC people have seen this, tho I think its now out on the trading circle. It's very well worth it. Richard Hunt is in it, ans hes quite funny. Boober calls up Terry Angus in a funny moment. The chemistry between Mokey and Red at this computer office just just hysterical. Lots and lots of in jokes about the puppeteers and behind the scenes people.
    Also, gobo and Wembley hanging outside the studios where FR was filmed was funny too(especially when Jerry "Doc" Parkes walks by with his invisable dog)
    It's even got a pretty moving song at the end.

    Anyone here seen this?
  2. freggel

    freggel Active Member

    where can i find this? i`ve never seen these special episode!
    have anybody a copy?
  3. Skeeter Muppet

    Skeeter Muppet Well-Known Member

    Yeah, how'd you get your hands on this? C'mon, inquiring minds want to know! (or is that knowing minds want to inquire?)

  4. muppetmayhem

    muppetmayhem Well-Known Member

    Where did you find it, I want a copy! :crazy: :crazy:
  5. Erine81981

    Erine81981 Well-Known Member

    We'll Do Anything For It! Please Tell Us!!!!
  6. Boober_Gorg

    Boober_Gorg Well-Known Member

    I've known about it since this thread.

    Of course, that thread is way outdated by now ... ;)
  7. Erine81981

    Erine81981 Well-Known Member

    Now I've got to see it. I hope beaker has it on Video or at least have something. I HOPE SO!!! :(
  8. baby sinclair

    baby sinclair Well-Known Member

    C'mon beaker share the wealth.Why are you letting hang out to dry.
  9. beaker

    beaker Well-Known Member

    Good to see people eager about this! It's about 15 minutes and is one of the funniest FR things Ive seen(especially when Boober calls Terry Angus)
    I barley have one working vcr tho, sorry.
  10. Skeeter Muppet

    Skeeter Muppet Well-Known Member

    Couldn't you give us a hint as to who/what your source was, though?

  11. Boober_Gorg

    Boober_Gorg Well-Known Member

    In case my clue wasn't obvious enough, it was me. But we're not the only ones who have it. ;)
  12. Skeeter Muppet

    Skeeter Muppet Well-Known Member

    *chuckles* Wish I had something to trade for it...

  13. Erine81981

    Erine81981 Well-Known Member

    So do you have a vhs version of this speical? I'll trade with you.
  14. Cammioh

    Cammioh Member

    I want to see this!

    I thought I have seen it all as far as Fraggles are concerned!
    I would gladly trade/pay/etc to get a copy of this episode!!!
    PM me if you have a copy or are willing/able to make me a copy!
  15. Luke

    Luke Well-Known Member

    Well it'd be cool if someone burned it to a DVD or put it online. Sounds fantastic!
  16. Malachy

    Malachy Active Member

    Why is it 'un-seen'? Is it controversial or something?
  17. anathema

    anathema Well-Known Member

    It's not an 'episode'. It's an 'end-of-show' thing, made by and for the cast and crew, and never intended for public consumption :) The whole thing is one long in-joke, complete with references to crew members whom the average viewer probably wouldn't recognise, much less understand why the comment was funny.

    That said, it's still worth seeing if you can find a copy ;-)
  18. Foodie

    Foodie Well-Known Member

    I've got that and the Today Show scene from when it was on Talk Soup. Was Philo actually Philo on that Moppatop show or was he just a background character or butchered like poor Sprocket was in The Muppet Christmas Carol?

    Nick :smirk:
  19. Boober_Gorg

    Boober_Gorg Well-Known Member

    All reused characters featured on Mopatop's Shop were given new names, personas and voices.
  20. Malachy

    Malachy Active Member

    Perhaps it will be on the season box sets.

    A man can dream...

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