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Muppet Rides

Discussion in 'Classic Muppets' started by AAO, Aug 8, 2005.

  1. That Announcer

    That Announcer New Member

    That's a half-good and half-bad idea. Many Muppets work beautifully as walk-arounds, particularly your average-sized humanoids and pigs. However, some Muppets don't work too well as walkarounds, like Beaker (spindly frame), Kermit (ditto), Bunsen (his head's too round) and Janice (too thin). The ultimate walkaround would surely be Sam, as his rather large stature, human-sized feet and big arms would both make it easy to make the character as a walkaround and easy for a performer to do. So, I'd love to see him walking around at MGM sometime soon.

    You know who else would work real well as walkarounds? Statler and Waldorf!
  2. AAO

    AAO Member

    Well, Kermit is a walk around character. I've took many photos with him and Piggy. They were dressed differently two times, the three times I've seen them. Although, the Janice one I agree on. But Bunsen and Beaker I still see them doing for I've went to Globe Trotter games and the mascot, "Globbie" has a larger head and much rounder head than Bunsen's. And Beaker's wouldn't be too hard to get into. Have the mouth slightly pulled open like Kermit's is. The head would just fit right around the head of the performer. It would be like Sam's head.
  3. crazy ernie

    crazy ernie New Member

    They've had plans for the "Great Muppet Movie Ride" for a while now, which had parodies of several movies including Frankenstein, Peter Pan as well as a Pigs In Space movie sequence.
  4. AAO

    AAO Member

    Really? Where did u hear this from? I'd like to read more into it! That sounds real exciting!
  5. AAO

    AAO Member

    Does Anyone know informatino on this "Great Muppet movie Ride"???? :sympathy:
  6. GelflingWaldo

    GelflingWaldo New Member

  7. AAO

    AAO Member

    I'm almost in tears! NO MUPPET MOVIE RIDE?! HONESTLY! C'MON PPL! Disney owns the Muppets now....make the Gonzo Pizza Place and other stuff....Take out The Hunchback and put the Muppet's back! LOL! :attitude: ....I'm going to write me a letter tonight!
  8. furryfriends

    furryfriends New Member

    i personoly think they sould make a 5th park with just muppets i mean they are important enough lol
  9. crazy ernie

    crazy ernie New Member

    That or have Muppets be part of the inevitable next park for WDW (assuming they build another one) DisneySea. Then they could possibly implement the Muppet Immigration attraction from the Disney America park plans into the American Waterfront area.
  10. AAO

    AAO Member

    Not a bad idea...Just as long as we get more Muppets at Disney Theme Parks...I'm happy...that's *anyone's* chance to get to meet a live Muppet! Well, you could go to Sesame Street Live or Bear in the Big Blue House Live or the show at MGM in Disney or go to Sesame Place in Pennsylvania. But ..other than that..LOL ...Disney - more mUPpets...please
  11. BEAR

    BEAR Active Member

    Just be patient. Disney only just bought the Muppets and they have a lot of plans for Muppet stuff. I mean, just look what they have already done so far:

    -Kermit, Piggy, and Gonzo co-hosting Annual Disney Christmas Parade
    -a television movie special "Muppets' Wizard of Oz"
    -Muppets appeared the other night on ABC's Monday Night Football
    -The Muppet Show season 1 on DVD
    -more special edition Muppet films being released soon
    -Muppet Vision 3-D at Disney Theme Parks on both coasts (even though it has been there a while) Also, Disney's California Adventure used to have a Dance Party show with Animal and the other Muppets.

    They can't crank out too much too quickly.
  12. AAO

    AAO Member

    Ah yes....but Bear, let us dream...come! Dream with me...LOL :D I know what you're saying. It's just so sad to see such a great innovative project put on hold for so long. It's awful that Jim died...his legacy wasn't even complete...I know of so much more that man could have done...I'm thankful....truely I am! I'm just ecstatic that Disney's promotion of The Muppets is essential - to the point - and poise...Hopefully, the audience will increase and The Muppets will be back on top like before! :concern:
  13. AAO

    AAO Member

    Hopefully The Muppet's audience will broaden as the years come.. :)
  14. jeremyactor

    jeremyactor New Member

    They are currently trying to get another Muppet show somewhere in the Disney-MGM Studios by late next year. Perhaps they can take out the Little Mermaid show, and put the Muppets back where they first started in the park.

    Anyhoo - don't expect to see any Muppet rides anytime soon. I'm a CM over at the Great Movie Ride, and I would LOVE to see a Rainbow Connection scene - it'd be so simple to do, and I think people would get a kick out of it.

    Jeremy ;)
  15. That Announcer

    That Announcer New Member

    Hey, were you working GMR in July '04?
  16. jeremyactor

    jeremyactor New Member

    Indeed I was.
  17. That Announcer

    That Announcer New Member

    You know, I think I may have been on your car when I was down there! :)
  18. jeremyactor

    jeremyactor New Member

    Wow, that's weird... hope you enjoyed it.

    If you rode anybody's car whose name was Jeremy, it was me. I've been the only Jeremy there for about 3-4 years now.

  19. That Announcer

    That Announcer New Member

    Well then, you were really quite energetic on that ride. A highlight of my trip to WDW, as a matter of fact. :)
  20. DanDanStrawberry

    DanDanStrawberry Active Member

    I think "The Haunted Mansion" movie was based on "Phantom Manor" in France as opposed to the WDW one.

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