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Scary Fraggle Moments

Discussion in 'Fraggle Rock' started by JaniceFerSure, Apr 3, 2004.

  1. theSHE124

    theSHE124 Well-Known Member

    It was like so, Triple S. :coy: I should know: I asked that question back when Steve was teaching Muppet-like exercises at the Center. He explained to us that there was an electric mechanism inside the mouth puppet that makes the eyes move rather realistically. However, he's the kinda guy who didn't quite like it, so he seldom used it for Wembley.

    Still, this was effective, in accordance to the Steve Whitmire Rule: the less you use robotic effects for a puppet, the more likely audience will notice the incredible effect!
  2. SkeetScootSquat

    SkeetScootSquat Well-Known Member

    thanks for a vision of how it worked, theShe124!
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  3. WalterFan1234

    WalterFan1234 Well-Known Member

    I so agree that was a little bit of a freaky episode when I was younger.
  4. FraggleFrick

    FraggleFrick Well-Known Member

    Wander McMooch was my biggest Fraggle fear. :eek:
  5. TheRockGoesOn

    TheRockGoesOn New Member

    Gotta agree with fozziefraggle, McMooch always gave me the creeps.
  6. Collgoff

    Collgoff Well-Known Member

    Because He looks like a toad?
  7. TheRockGoesOn

    TheRockGoesOn New Member

    It was more like how he enslaved Philo and Gunge, but his appearance (and voice) didn't help much.
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  8. superboober

    superboober Well-Known Member

    Come to think of it, Ma going wide eyed and screaming in terror at the sight of Gobo in the opening credits was always bit unnerving as a child.
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  9. FraggleFrick

    FraggleFrick Well-Known Member

    I just remembered... I was absolutely terrified of "Incredible Shrinking Mokey"! That Begoony character gave me nightmares as a kid! :eek:

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