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Gobo's "eh"...

Discussion in 'Fraggle Rock' started by Redsonga, May 17, 2008.

  1. Redsonga

    Redsonga Well-Known Member

    I've watched the first three seasons a few times now (in " OMG I have boxsets now!" fashion) and picked up that Gobo has a habit of saying "eh". It makes me wonder if Fraggle Rock is just a little bit in Canada or not ;)?
  2. doc hopper

    doc hopper Well-Known Member

    I think Jerry Nelson actually talks about this on the special features somewhere in the season one box. Or I remember hearing this from Nelson somewhere...
  3. Redsonga

    Redsonga Well-Known Member

    I would love to know the details *hops*
  4. CensoredAlso

    CensoredAlso Well-Known Member

    I don't think he specifically talks about the "eh" thing in Season One, though he does demonstrate it. Maybe he's talked about it somewhere else though!
  5. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    Here's why. Where was Fraggle Rock filmed? hense why he has an odd Canadian accent.
  6. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    I think Jerry described Gobo as a "Canadian Hero" or soemthign like that on one of the bonus featues.
  7. wwfpooh

    wwfpooh Well-Known Member

    Fixed accordingly.
  8. MrsPepper

    MrsPepper Well-Known Member

    Pooh, you're just getting picky; all the scene IN Fraggle Rock were filmed in Canada so there wasn't anything wrong with what DrTooth said.

    Yes Red, it was filmed in Toronto, and I've spotted some signage in the background of a few Travelling Matt spots that shows which ones of those segments were filmed in Canada too!

    And to Jerry's credit, he is pretty good about getting Gobo's "eh" in the right spots ;) :smirk:
  9. doc hopper

    doc hopper Well-Known Member

    Yeah, I just went through the special features and he never even mentions it! I must've heard it somewhere else...
  10. wwfpooh

    wwfpooh Well-Known Member

    True, but a lot of the interwoven human & Sprocket segments were done in respective countries.
  11. Redsonga

    Redsonga Well-Known Member

    I never said he wasn't ;). I even make a point have it be a part of his character in my fanfic, since it seems like many people overlook it...
    It would be funny if Doc actually lived right next to the border somewhere...
  12. wwfpooh

    wwfpooh Well-Known Member

    Who knows? But seeing as Doc & Sprocket moved in the finale, their location obviously changed.
  13. Redsonga

    Redsonga Well-Known Member

    Of course, but the magic makes travel to anywhere very short :excited:
  14. wwfpooh

    wwfpooh Well-Known Member

    Yep. :D I wonder which desert Doc & Sprocket would've moved to if they WERE in Canada?
  15. RedPiggy

    RedPiggy Well-Known Member

    But Doc lived in New England somewhere (before the move to AZ), right? The Fraggles have mentioned some caves are days away from their rooms. I imagine FR to be quite extensive, like how ant colonies can take up acres. It's not that hard to imagine that Gobo was originally from a section of the Rock under Canada.
  16. Redsonga

    Redsonga Well-Known Member

    I didn't think they ever said where Doc lived to start with :confused:
    Of course, I don't know much about the world, I've lived in California my whole life, so I am not good at picking up hints about other parts of the US *lol*:)
  17. wwfpooh

    wwfpooh Well-Known Member

    Point taken. But the trip to AZ must've taken a billion, trillion days!
  18. Redsonga

    Redsonga Well-Known Member

    It didn't have to, since certain tunnels are magic ;).
  19. wwfpooh

    wwfpooh Well-Known Member

    Point taken. ^_^
  20. Redsonga

    Redsonga Well-Known Member

    Yay magic, the answer to anything *lol*:excited:

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