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The NEW Nanny of Muppet Babies revealed...

Discussion in 'Muppet Babies' started by mbmfrog, Feb 6, 2018.

  1. mbmfrog

    mbmfrog Active Member

    Finally a video on the NEW version of Nanny for the Muppet Babies as her new voice actress is interviewed:

     
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  2. Blue Frackle

    Blue Frackle Well-Known Member

    1 second into the video and we already see the new Nanny's face.

    Yooo..... not only are Skeeter and Scooter in the background, but also baby Sam and Sweetums, and I feel like above that is a picture of Baby Lew! (0:37)
     
  3. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    The cast members have apparently also been announced.
     
  4. Pig's Laundry

    Pig's Laundry Well-Known Member

    OMG Yes! Please let them make appearances, please, please, please.

    As for Nanny's new voice, Jenny Slate seems like a very... Interesting choice. She's a casual, somewhat over the top comedian, in contrast to Nanny's original voice Barbara Billingsly who was literally famous for being motherly (she played Beaver's mom on Leave it to Beaver). But, i'm intrigued to see what direction Jenny and the writers take the character.
     
  5. mr3urious

    mr3urious Well-Known Member

    Jenny "Smellwether" Slate has kind of a squeaky, youthful voice to her, more like that of a teen or college-aged babysitter as opposed to a June Cleaver type. So I like the direction they're going with.

    Also, Nanny seems to have ditched her trademark striped stockings, or at least varied her wardrobe beyond that. Notice the dragon pattern in the first shot, and airplanes in the next, which could relate to the theme of the episode. Reminds me of Miss Frizzle and her dresses. :)
     
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2018
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  6. Froggy Fool

    Froggy Fool Well-Known Member

    Yeah I'm actually really looking forward to this now; at first I was pretty skeptical but honestly this is better than what I thought it was going to be.
     
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  7. BEAR 2

    BEAR 2 Member

    I like the new take on Nanny. She represents a lot of the younger, college-aged nanny’s you see these days. And how about those funky leggings!
     
  8. Blue Frackle

    Blue Frackle Well-Known Member

    ^ Came for the Muppet Babies comment, stayed to bask in the amazing Muppet rainbow of your avatar.
     
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