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If you were to recast classic sitcoms with Muppets....

Discussion in 'Games' started by radionate, Jul 24, 2002.

  1. Hubert

    Hubert Well-Known Member

    Cool thread, no idea it ever existed. I'll have to do some of these.

    But to start, since I'm not in a creative mood, I'll repost a set of recasts I did for another thread on the forum:

    The Dick Van Dyke Show
    Rob Petrie - Kermit
    Laura Petrie - Miss Piggy
    Richie Petrie - Robin
    Buddy Surell - Fozzie
    Sally Rogers - Rowlf (couldn't come up with a female Muppet for the role :p)
    Mel Cooley - Sam
    Alan Brady - J.P. Grosse
  2. Daffyfan4ever

    Daffyfan4ever Well-Known Member

    Well, if we're going with Muppet forum members, that would make me Larry. Hey, then I'd have better luck with women. :)

    Maybe that's because they already did something similar on "Muppets Tonight!" They probably should have used Kermit, Piggy, etc. for that since puppet versions of MB do really exist.
  3. Daffyfan4ever

    Daffyfan4ever Well-Known Member

    Okay. Let me try one.

    Boy Meets World

    Cory: Kermit
    Topanga: Miss Piggy
    Shawn: Gonzo
    Eric: Fozzie
    Morgan: Annie Sue
    Mr. Feeny: Waldorf or Statler
    Mr. & Mrs. Matthews: Wayne and Wanda
    Mr. Turner: Pepe

    I won't get into the later-added characters (Jack, Rachel, etc.) now. I'll start with that, then I'll try to think up some other ideas.
  4. tutter_fan

    tutter_fan Well-Known Member

    I want to see what you guys can come up with for the sitcom called "Big Bang Theory"

    I bet Bunsen & Beaker would fit in just nicely!
  5. snichols1973

    snichols1973 Well-Known Member

    :crazy:: Did someone say "big bang"?
  6. tutter_fan

    tutter_fan Well-Known Member

    OOPS! I spoke too soon! :oops:
  7. Piggy The Frog

    Piggy The Frog Well-Known Member

    All in the Family

    Archie Bunker: George the Janitor
    Edith Bunker: Mildred
    Gloria Stivic: Janice
    Mike Stivic: Floyd
  8. MissMusical12

    MissMusical12 Well-Known Member

    The Addams Family (Original 1964 series)
    Gomez Addams- Kermit
    Morticia Addams- Miss Piggy
    Wednesday Addams- a younger Annie Sue
    Pugsley Addams- Robin
    Uncle Fester- Gonzo
    Grandmama- Hilda
    Lurch- Rowlf (He was the only one I could think of. Plus Lurch plays harpsichord; Rowlf plays piano. Bingo!)
    Cousin Itt- Beaker
    Thing- Walter's hand (I think it'd be really funny if they used a Muppet hand for thing. I mean any hand, but Walter's was the first one that kinda...came to mind)
    Ophelia Frump (Morticia's sister)- Spamela Hamderson
    Hester Frump (Morticia's mother)- Mildred Huxtetter
    Sam Hilliard (the truant officer)- Sam Eagle (What a coincidence!)
  9. muppetlover123

    muppetlover123 Well-Known Member

    How I Met Your Mother:

    Marshell: Rowlf
    Lily: Miss Piggy
    Robin: Janice
    Ted: Gonzo
    Barney: Pepe
  10. snichols1973

    snichols1973 Well-Known Member

    Other possibilities:

    Animal: Cousin Itt
    Sweetums: Lurch
  11. MissMusical12

    MissMusical12 Well-Known Member

    Why didn't I think of Sweetums as Lurch? I think Sweetums would be a better Lurch.
  12. snichols1973

    snichols1973 Well-Known Member

    And Robin could sit next to him when he's playing the harpsichord......

    Maybe Crazy Harry's mischieviousness could be taken into consideration for Pugsley....
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  13. snichols1973

    snichols1973 Well-Known Member

  14. Mo Frackle

    Mo Frackle Well-Known Member

    "Happy Days"

    Richie Cunningham - Kermit
    Arthur "Fonzie" Fonzarelli - Johnny Fiama
    Marion Cunningham - Hilda
    Howard Cunningham - Rowlf
    Joanie Cunningham - Skeeter
    Warren "Potsie" Weber - Gonzo
    Ralph Malph - Fozzie
    Charles "Chachi" Arcola - Rizzo
    Matsuo "Arnold" Takahashi - George
    Al Devecchio - Sal
    Jenny Piccalo - Rosita
    Roger Philips - Scooter
    Lori Beth Allen-Cuningham - Annie Sue
    Chuck Cunningham - Wally (hey, they got rid of him faster then they did Chuck)
    Laverne - Miss Piggy (!)
    Shirley - Red
  15. Twisted Tails

    Twisted Tails Well-Known Member

    Growing Pains

    Dr. Jason Roland Seaver - Kermit or Rowlf :) or :sympathy:
    Margaret "Maggie" Seaver - Miss Piggy :mad:
    Mike Seaver - Gobo (street smarts) :smirk:
    Carol Seaver - Annie Sue
    Ben Seaver - Robin
    Luke Brower (the homeless guy until he was adopted) - Gonzo :concern:

    Any comments?
  16. Katzi428

    Katzi428 Well-Known Member

    Since Lori Beth was Richie's girlfriend/later wife ..I would have given Miss Piggy the part instead of Annie Sue (since Miss Piggy & Kermit are a couple) You sure have Fozzie pinned right for Ralph Malph though!

    (I sure do miss Happy Days since it left Hallmark Channel :sigh: )
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  17. Mo Frackle

    Mo Frackle Well-Known Member

    Yeah, I usually tend to do it based on personalities, rather than more obvious pairings. Just my way of doing things.

    And yes, Hallmark should have never taken "Happy Days" off of its schedule!
  18. Katzi428

    Katzi428 Well-Known Member

    Hmm...that does make sense with Annie Sue being Lori Beth instead of Miss Piggy .

    :mad:: WHAT?? THAT GIRL with MY frog ??

    Oh Piggy.. Relax.. it's not for REAL!!
    :mad::Better be .Because if it it's for real I'm kickin' some butt and not askin' questions!

    Yes ma'am.
  19. Scooterforever

    Scooterforever Well-Known Member

    The IT Crowd-

    Jen- Miss Piggy
    Roy- Scooter
    Moss- Gonzo
    Douglas Reynholm- Link Hogthrob
    Denholm Reynholm- J.P. Gross
    Richmond- Uncle Deadly
  20. minor muppetz

    minor muppetz Well-Known Member

    Now that I think about it, Sam the Eagle might be better as Charles Winchester. Both are quite cultural and don't get along with the others well. Sam could also make a good Frank Burns, if not for Frank's affairs with Hot Lips.

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