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Moulin Scrooge Christmas Menu

Discussion in 'Feedback' started by Phillip, Dec 12, 2002.

  1. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

    Our fourth Christmas menu of the holiday season just went on-line on Muppet Central's home page. Join many of your favorite characters in Moulin Scrooge from "It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie". Let us know what you think about our latest holiday menu designed by James Carroll.

    We'll be adding new home page menus every few days throughout the holiday season. From December 21st to December 25th, everyone will be able to vote here on the forum for their favorite Christmas menu. Whichever one is your favorite, we'll put up after Christmas until New Year's Day.

    Merry Christmas everyone!
  2. Gonzo

    Gonzo Well-Known Member

    *** DING DING DING DING ****

    We have a winnah!!!

    This is the best one so far---love the pop-up Robin and Janice.

    When you look up "sweet bacon" in the dictionary, you'll find this menu.


  3. Luke

    Luke Well-Known Member

    WE HAVE PENGUINS !!!!!!!!

    This is one truly amazing menu, not least because it contains content of a gratuitous nature. Pepe looks fantastic in his suit too- this is all very pleasing indeed Frogboy !
  4. Wander McMooch

    Wander McMooch Well-Known Member

    This is the best one so far. As much as I loved the other three this one is just so cool!
  5. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member


    Frogboy just keeps topping himself and topping himself every time I see something he's done. I hate I missed the ones before Emmet Otter!! Moulin Scrooge is too groovy!!

    Keep up the great work, Froggie!

  6. GWGumby

    GWGumby Well-Known Member

    Absolutely wonderful. I could keep the can-can dancing playing all day long.
  7. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    By the way,

    "Who dat be in yonder window? Sho looks like SCOOTER to me!!"

    Look in the windmill window.

    And the Robin rules!!

  8. radionate

    radionate Well-Known Member

    Amazing Jamie. Love the Santa Claus and Bunsen Moon! So we've got what, 2 menus left? Can't wait!
  9. towels

    towels Well-Known Member

    oh man...this might win it's so good. Especially with the dancing Janice.
    The only down side is that it wasn't as inclusive of all Henson as the MFC one but...
    They've all been great!
  10. Janice & Mokey's Man

    Janice & Mokey's Man Well-Known Member

    I wouldn't say "winner"---I do enjoy it, LOVE "Can-Can Janice", but it's not quite the best...


    Still, Jamie, it is awesome!

  11. SgtPepper

    SgtPepper Well-Known Member

  12. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    Do I even have to post?

  13. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    Glad you like this one too. Wasn't sure how Christmassy it was, but it did come from the special. I still wanted Propecia Sam somewhere! Maybe next year.

    There are 2 menus left. Both are quite different than the onew that have come before. (And there might be another penguin or two somewhere.);)
  14. Sweetums

    Sweetums Well-Known Member

    This is incredible! The best one so far!!! :) Keep up the great work, Jamie!!!!!! :)
  15. Zack the Dog

    Zack the Dog Well-Known Member

    oh my gosh this is magnificent Jamie! You have done wonders to the whole site, i'm still baffled at the muppet show ariches with changing muppet characters, by the way, have you added new charcters to it? more then a few weeks ago i saw some i haven't seen before like Crooker from KSY.

    But back to this menu, love love love the spinging windmil and light up sign! The charcters are fantastic and you always get every detail from the show! The Henson Company should just higher you on the spot!

  16. MuppetQuilter

    MuppetQuilter Well-Known Member

    As always, Jamie, fantastic work. :)
  17. beaker

    beaker Well-Known Member

    C-C-Can Can Can! Man, this r0x0rz! Howd ya get such clean screen caps from a tv film that just aired? Just really fantastic...I almost forgot to drag my cursor acorss the menu, hehe. Pepe was great...and I bet Byron got a kick out of Janice can canning!
  18. Dr. Bombay

    Dr. Bombay Well-Known Member

    Why does Jamie do such awesome work on these menus? Because he can can can! WOO-HOO! What a great menu, my favorite by far! It combines two of my favorite things, Moulin Rouge and the Muppets. I especially love on the menu Robin the Green Fairy popping up.
  19. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    Some of the imagery came from Moulin Rouge, but it's been molded with set pieces from the show and mixed with some Photoshop painting.

    The screen grabs were cool, but rather crude because they were not DVD quality. Thanks to Phillip for finding them for me. Much work went into cleaning them up.

    The hardest part of these menus is taking pieces and composing them to appear like a whole. Like a backdrop that is just taken for granted or seems like it came all from one image.

    Yes, that is Scooter in the windmill. He has kind of turned into my signature character and I couldn't put Gonzo in there because he is in the foreground.

    This also marks the first time I have used a more advanced loader. The curtain doesn't rise until all the pieces have loaded. It was more of an experiment to see if members liked that better.
  20. EmmyMik

    EmmyMik Well-Known Member


    That's fantastic!

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