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I don't like Clifford, do you?

Discussion in 'Classic Muppets' started by Aaron, Oct 28, 2003.

  1. Aaron

    Aaron Well-Known Member

    Well Do Ya
  2. Super Scooter

    Super Scooter Well-Known Member

    Yes, I do
  3. turlem

    turlem Well-Known Member

    yeah, a welcome addition to the muppets, considering you're a rowlf fan i'd figure you'd like him he's another musical muppet outside of the mayhem. also, he wears the burden of MT, but that wasn't his fault, he's a great character, just not a great host
  4. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    I do like Clifford. I liked him better when he was a little more wild-eyed (with sunglasses on, heh heh)--like in JHH and Muppets From Space than on MT, but he's cool on MT also. Didn't you see him with Paula Abdul?? THAT was a cool sketch!
  5. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    Exactly. Clifford just came on too strong in MT, but he's great. I cannot wait to get him as an action figure. I hope he makes a come back in the next project.
  6. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    But as Clifford, not MT-emcee-Clifford.
  7. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    He grew on me. First like a bad wart, then like a cute little freckle. Was that too graphic? :D
  8. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    Urp! :grouchy: Blech!
  9. Daffyfan4ever

    Daffyfan4ever Well-Known Member

    Actually, since I don't remember JHH too well, I'd have to say that I liked "Muppets Tonight!" Clifford. He was an okay host, but I agree that Kermit would have been much better. I actually prefer him without sunglasses for some reason.
  10. Boober_Gorg

    Boober_Gorg Well-Known Member

    Are you sure you don't mean Clifford the big red dog?
  11. froggiegirl18

    froggiegirl18 Well-Known Member

    Clifford is an awesome character

    I think Clifford is a great character..I remember the very first time I saw him...I think I was around age five..but I remember seeing him in one of the sketches and I have loved the character ever since...even though he looks like a cat fish..jk...You can defin. see Kevin's other side in it. As for Muppets tonight it fit him more than Kermit just because he had that leadership quality. I wish they still aired the show because I miss watching it...I watched it every single time it was on..well that and the dinosaurs.

  12. jediX

    jediX Well-Known Member

    Since we are on the topic of Clash characters, what ever happened to Leon? He was awesome.

    Clifford was alright on MT; my best assumption to why he was picked was because Kermit has hosted virtually every other prime time series. MT just gets a bad rep, for some reson. I dunno, I've always liked it...not as much as TMS or JHH, but it wasn't BAD or anything. They developed a working persona for Cliff.... seeing as before this he was pretty much just a bass player without much character development.
  13. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    I agree with you and Jedix...

    MT wasn't half as good as TMS, anyway. I mean, Clifford was an okay host, no Kermit, but if it were Pepe, Johnny, Sal, whoever, we'd scold them for taking the frog's spot.

    I liked Clifford as he was in the Walt Disney World Special. I wish he could stay with the band. But he was also good in MFS. To me, the new characters like him and pepe saved the film for me.

    I love me Clifford, and I wish I actually bought the Beach party CD. He's one of my favorite Kevin Clash characters besides Elliot Shag (a Muppet cartoonist... I love him!)
  14. rexcrk

    rexcrk Well-Known Member

    I like him, the first time I saw him was when I was a wee lad and it was on Muppet Sing-A-Longs: It's not Easy Bein' Green" :)
  15. Crazy Harry

    Crazy Harry Well-Known Member

    I'm with the main group here.

    Good character
    Got too big too fast
  16. jediX

    jediX Well-Known Member

    I liked the "new" Mayhem band from the WDW special. What did Cliff play in that? I know he was bass in the "Solid Foam" band in JHH (produced by Dr. Teeth:D). Just throw my ol' pal Digit in there and you have one awesome band.
  17. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    And he wasn't even in AVMMCM... sigh... he got so big too fast, he fell...
    Elmo nothing. I think he was one of Clash's best characters.
  18. turlem

    turlem Well-Known Member

    aparantly that was only cuz he was busy, and i agree, i hate elmo and clifford's great, stange hunh?
  19. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    I didn't notice that Clifford wasn't in VMX at all...odd. I could have handled it if he was. I like him.

    I don't dislike Elmo, either. I like him.
  20. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    Have you seen the previews of Elf? It has the guy hiding behind a huge display of Elmos. Cracks me up. :)

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