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Muppet Voice Impressions

Discussion in 'Classic Muppets' started by meepmuppaphones, Feb 25, 2012.

  1. Hubert

    Hubert Well-Known Member

    I was just thinking, Jerry Nelson's character's sure are hard to do. I can do an alright Floyd and sometimes Lew Zealand, but anyone else is just so hard to reach. He just has so much sharpness in his voice that is hard to duplicate.
  2. miss kermie

    miss kermie Well-Known Member

    The first thing I try to practice with Lew's voice is his laugh.
    With Floyd, I try to make it raspy, but I end up damaging my wind pipes.
  3. Hubert

    Hubert Well-Known Member

    That's the problem. You're using wind pipes when you should be using a guitar.

    Scooter's another voice that I used to have trouble with, but am gradually getting the hang of.
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  4. miss kermie

    miss kermie Well-Known Member

    I can sound like Weeeembleeeeeyyyyy
  5. Hubert

    Hubert Well-Known Member

    Now Wemlbey is a voice I can't do to save my life. I always have struggled with the voices of characters originated by Steve.
  6. miss kermie

    miss kermie Well-Known Member

    Even Beaker...?

    *slaps self*

    That was richard hunt idiot.
  7. ProboSowa

    ProboSowa Well-Known Member

    I can do impressions of a few characters, Swedish Chef being one of the easiest. Not bad with Bunsen either.
  8. Hubert

    Hubert Well-Known Member

    My problem with Bunsen is that I can kinda do him, but I always end up slipping into some sort of weird accent with him.
  9. cjd874

    cjd874 Well-Known Member

    For me, it's not hard to do Lew Zealand, Dr. Strangepork, Uncle Deadly, or Pops because I have a loud voice. It's tougher for me to do Robin's high-pitched voice and Louis Kazagger, too. And I especially have trouble with Floyd's voice and laugh. I end up coughing after I do it.
    And to throw my hat into the "Miss Piggy" voice, I can do a good job with Miss Piggy's normal speaking voice, but I have to work on her "angry" voice and her singing.
  10. Twisted Tails

    Twisted Tails Well-Known Member

    *bumping to the thread*

    When I get so excited, sometimes I do sound like Red Fraggle. Heh, I guess I am not the only who comes out with a Muppet or Fraggle voice. Ha! :excited:
  11. TheWeirdoGirl

    TheWeirdoGirl Well-Known Member

    There are a lot of Muppets who I can't do a voice impression of, but I can imitate the way they say and pronounce things. I'm not sure what that is called... vocal inflections, maybe?

    Also I've recently discovered that I can do a close impression of TMS Season 2 Gonzo, but only for a few seconds because I can't keep the raspiness going.
  12. Mo Frackle

    Mo Frackle Well-Known Member

    I just found out today that I can do Beaker (complete with 'inhale' method).
  13. LamangoNumber2

    LamangoNumber2 Well-Known Member

    I can do Mario from Glove and Boots on Youtube pretty well.
  14. gonzofan13

    gonzofan13 Well-Known Member

    :):o:mad:;):sympathy::shifty::concern::rolleyes::eek::D:sing::flirt::halo::hungry::attitude::fishy::boo::cluck::grr::p:(:insatiable::wisdom::grouchy::super::batty::laugh: thats all.
  15. muppetlover123

    muppetlover123 Well-Known Member

    i can do actully alot of characters but some are just alright
  16. LamangoNumber2

    LamangoNumber2 Well-Known Member

    Bumping this:
    Recently, found out I can do a nice Oswald the Ostritch and Dicky Knee from Australia's HEY HEY IT'S SATURDAY, and Agro from the Cartoon Connection.

    I also recently found out I can master Andre the Giant's voice... But he's hardly a muppet...
  17. Dr TeethFan

    Dr TeethFan Well-Known Member

    Janice,Mahna Mahna,Animal and Uncle Deadly
  18. LipsGF4Life

    LipsGF4Life Well-Known Member

    I can do Janice, Floyd, Zoot, and Lips...whatever Trumpet Girl's is.
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  19. misspiggy5260

    misspiggy5260 Well-Known Member

    I can do most but Elmo,Beaker,Wembley,and Janice are my best
    ElizaSchuyler likes this.
  20. misspiggy5260

    misspiggy5260 Well-Known Member

    UPDATE: I can now do a pretty good Walter and Big Bird

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