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If they had to recast Doc...

Discussion in 'Fraggle Rock' started by Meepsterboy, Jan 30, 2007.

  1. Meepsterboy

    Meepsterboy New Member

    Who would you pick?
    I'd say Christopher Lloyd, on looks and screen prescence. Either him or Max Wright, aka Mr. Tanner from Alf.
  2. heralde

    heralde Well-Known Member

    I could see either one of them doing Doc, though obviously they'd both be very different interpretations.
  3. I can't picture anyone else playing the part:(
  4. maniacal muppet

    maniacal muppet Active Member

    Is the original Doc still around?
  5. christyb

    christyb New Member

    I could live with Christopher Lloyd being Doc. Just because I like him as an actor. However, Gerry Parks is able to do the part then I say spend all the budget if need be getting him (okay maybe not the whole budget b/c then we wouldn't have a movie). It just would be quite right without him.
  6. Teheheman

    Teheheman Well-Known Member

    Why can I just picture(based on appearances) Leslie Neilsen playing Doc?

  7. superboober

    superboober Member

    Those are pretty good choices, I think. One person I would also consider is Due South's Gordon Pinsent, who has a Doc-ish quality to him.
  8. anytimepally

    anytimepally Active Member

    if Gerry Parks can't do it for whatever reason, I wouldn't mind them writing a script that didn't include Doc
  9. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    Isn't Max Wright dead?

    I think the guy who played Roscoe in Dukes of Hazzard could fill the role now--if he doesn't do the silly country hick thing.
  10. Teheheman

    Teheheman Well-Known Member

    Actually, Max Wright isn't dead. He's still alive. Isn't the guy who played Doc originally dead? I tried to look it up, just in case, and I didn't see anything that said that he died.

  11. ReneeLouvier

    ReneeLouvier Active Member

    If they couldn't get Gerry Parkes (who as far as I know, is still alive). I would pick Christopher Lloyd. Merely because he's an awesome actor, and I could see him accurately bringing the playfulness and utter slight cluelessness that Doc needs. Like that Grandfatherly air of sweetness, combined with the hint of curmedogen!
  12. BEAR

    BEAR Active Member

    Well, Gerry Parks is the best choice because he was Doc, but it seems that there is a chance he may not be able to do the picture. If the actor had to be replaced, I'd consider the following choices:
    Dick Van Dyke
    Michael Caine
    Bob Newhart
  13. redBoobergurl

    redBoobergurl Well-Known Member

    Ooh, I like those ideas Bryan. I really could see Bob Newhart for some reason, he's similar to Gerry Parks. Guess we'll just have to see what happens as they get ready to make the movie.
  14. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Or they could always use the Captain. *runs away screaming in terror*
  15. heralde

    heralde Well-Known Member

    If they couldn't get Doc, I wouldn't mind seeing the Captain, as I never have before.
  16. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Trust me...you don't really want to. Captain was just a weird, grumpy old man with a beard and a Scottish accent. I never found anything about him appealing.
  17. heralde

    heralde Well-Known Member

    Well you know, Americans tend to be suckers for Scottish accents, etc. Hehe
  18. Meepsterboy

    Meepsterboy New Member

    If Christopher Lloyd was cast, Michael J. Fox's words would be true: "You're the Doc, Doc." :crazy::p
  19. ravagefrackle

    ravagefrackle New Member

    just beacuse it would be wired, how about the guy who played Father Jack on the BBC show "FATHER TED"
  20. Teheheman

    Teheheman Well-Known Member

    Now THOSE are good ideas. Who's the Captain?


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