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Hand rod or live hand on Dinosaurs question

Discussion in 'Family Worlds' started by Muppet Frog, Dec 7, 2009.

  1. Muppet Frog

    Muppet Frog Well-Known Member

    I know that Dinosaurs has tons of full bodied animatronic creature but does it occasionally have any hand rod or live hand puppets too because I don't know.
  2. Bellygrub

    Bellygrub Well-Known Member

    I don't know if they had any rod puppets but they definately had live hand.

    The news reporter, Howard Handupme, was a hand puppet. I also remember the turtley "whatnot" dinosaur to be a hand puppet.
  3. dwmckim

    dwmckim Well-Known Member

    Oh yeah, Dinosaurs had tons of hand puppets for two reasons:

    - because there were so many sizes of Dinosaurs, it made more sense to have smaller characters (not just Dinosaurs but also various other creatures, "food", "clothes", etc)

    - the expense involved with building full bodied suits (hence the "Unisaurs" - the same full bodied supporting Dinosaurs constantly showing up as different characters)

    - and hey we shan't forget Baby Sinclair who was a puppet himself - gotta love him!

    (feeling fulfilled now that i was able to use the word "shan't" sometime this year!)

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