1. Welcome to the Muppet Central Forum!
    You are viewing our forum as a guest. Join our free community to post topics and start private conversations. Please contact us if you need help with registration or your account login.

  2. Sesame Street Season 48
    Sesame Street's 48th season officially began Monday August 6 on PBS. After you see the new episodes, post here and let us know your thoughts.

    Dismiss Notice

GONZO the...um...

Discussion in 'Classic Muppets' started by Fozzie Bear, Aug 24, 2004.

  1. MrsPepper

    MrsPepper Well-Known Member

    Oh yes, the box sets. ^_^ I saw those!

    Just, I was lost with the Bernie Brillstein comments, as I don't really know who that is. That's all.
  2. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

  3. MrsPepper

    MrsPepper Well-Known Member

    Thank you. Sorry, I kind of ended up spamming this thread. ><
  4. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    That's okay. Cheese, mayo, lettuce and tomato, toast...SPAM is tasty.

    But, actually it's a round ended conversation that indirectly applies to the topic so it isn't spam posts, nor is it really even "muffin" posts.
  5. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Yumm...Spam on Muffins...Actually, Yuck...

    On another note, I wish the film had taken place half in space, with Koozbanians Beasts, Foobs, and..er...Hugga Wuggas.
  6. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    It's in my mind that Gonzo's home planet IS Koozebane, but it's such a big planet that there are so many different types of "aliens" on that planet; and each species might call the planet something different each time even.
  7. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Although, surely Kermit has been there which means...

    Hang on, how does Reporter Kermit on Koozbane fit into Muppet Cannon???
  8. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    Same way folks say Muppet Babies fit into the cannon when MB was only Miss Piggy's fantasy in TMTM. (In other words, "I don't know!" :) )
  9. Whatever

    Whatever Well-Known Member

    Clearly Gonzo introduced Kermit to the planet as a source of news.:concern: :)
  10. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    And he got there on board the Swinetrek!

    BTW: Muppets From Space made me think there was going to be a Pigs In Space movie when I read that title.
  11. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Dude! How cool would that have been!!!

    I always thought that a PIS movie should be like Galaxy Quest, with real aliens beaming up the PIS team becuase they are so obviously made of the right kinda bacon. Mayhaps they could have beaten off the Wild Space Bores, and the BLT Robotic Society.
  12. Whatever

    Whatever Well-Known Member

    Yeah, you mentioned that when you wrote your fanfic.

    Silly old bear.
  13. PuppyLuver

    PuppyLuver Well-Known Member

    *sniff* Beautiful. Just beautiful. :) I love Gonzo, and you write very well.
  14. Mistersuperstar

    Mistersuperstar Well-Known Member

    Gonzo being classed as an alien wasn't the greatest plotline. He had always been a "whatever" or even a "matchbox frackle" according to The Tale Of The Tinkerdee. There were many whatknot or whatever Muppets in Sesame Street and The Muppet Show and I thought that was quite a charming way of looking at it. With the various headshapes, skin tones and hair colours, non of the Muppets could ever really be classed as anything more than abstract. (Sorry if I have repeated something that has already been stated but I didn't read every post in the thread.)
  15. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    Thanks for compliments and ideas on the subject, gang!

    Really, the article was me trying to make sense while maintaining an agreement with the characters' history and my fanaticism.
  16. Gonzo14

    Gonzo14 Well-Known Member

    this is great,i love it

    here's a thought i had about gonzo

    i once came to the conclusion, that gonzo growing up, couldn't remember being from space, but he could sense subconciously that he should be in the sky (like in the song he sang in the muppet movie). He also had been compared to a bird, because he, according to kermit, sorta looks like a turkey. He then thought of himself almost like a "grounded bird", a bird that can't fly, what other bird, can't fly? Chickens of course, so Gonzo started to relate to chickens and started to befriend them.

    sorry to post my thoughts in your thread, but thats something i've thought about
  17. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    Please feel free to post thoughts! That's what we're here to do is share ideas, right? :)

    That's a good take on how he could consider dating chickens, and I agree with that sentiment. It makes perfect sense to me.
  18. PhsychoChimp

    PhsychoChimp Well-Known Member

    I still consider Gonzo as a Tamed Frackle.
  19. OverUnderAround

    OverUnderAround Well-Known Member

    An official Henson comment written by Jim Lewis a few months back makes Gonzo a "Whatever" again. Seems some video archives of Jim Henson stating that "Gonzo will always be a whatever" sunk into the minds of those at the Hensons and the MHC and they decided to stick to Jim Henson's words.

    According to what Jim Lewis wrote, they would prefer the fan base to accept that Gonzo
    just played the role of an alien in a movie, because he is listed again as officially a 'Whatever.'
    That way they stay true to Jim Henson's vision of the character.

    That's something that should be added to the Muppet Wiki files.
  20. superboober

    superboober Well-Known Member

    I've always considered him a whatever and probably always will, if only because it's a more unique and amusing classification. :concern:

Share This Page