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Meet the Feebles on DVD?

Discussion in 'Puppet News' started by Zack the Dog, Jan 7, 2003.

  1. Luke

    Luke Active Member

    As far as i knew, JHC didn't sue over 'Meet The Feebles' - there were some similarities but nothing that broke copyright.
     
  2. ChickyBoy37

    ChickyBoy37 Active Member

    Sounds like the movie gives puppetry a bad name.
     
  3. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    You know, on the budget they had there are a good moments and the shot composition is nice. It's challenging to compose puppet shots. I got the drift that Jackson somehow admired the Muppets and made his crude version of them as a parody/indie art film. It all ends like a Scorsese picture. Not many Feebles make it. The movie is at best a guilty pleasure and at worst a mess that doesn't quite connect to viewers except to gross-out. The puppet building is sub-standard for the most part, but so many non-Henson puppets at that time were pretty terrible and that kind of was the point in this film. I recommend this picture to very few people, half of which flat-out hate it.
     
  4. Zack the Dog

    Zack the Dog Active Member

    lol, haha, this old thread? I was able to find this movie on DVD a few years back now.
     
  5. ChickyBoy37

    ChickyBoy37 Active Member

    now if only these guys can be just as appropriate as the Muppets, then the movie would be worth watching.
     
  6. ChickyBoy37

    ChickyBoy37 Active Member

    a variety show called "Meet The Feebles"

    Actually I read that the name of the show was "The Feeble Variety Hour."
     
  7. ChickyBoy37

    ChickyBoy37 Active Member



    :boo: I gotta admit, I never saw anything like that before.

    :sleep: With any luck we'll never see anything like that again!
    (DOHOHOHOHOHOHO!)

    (sorry I had to get that out of my system)
     

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