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Ugliest International Sesame Street Muppets

Discussion in 'Sesame Worlds' started by MikaelaMuppet, May 5, 2013.

  1. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    Why did Sesamstrasse have to remove Samson?
  2. FrackleFan2012

    FrackleFan2012 Well-Known Member

    I'm not sure. Maybe the contract for Samson is expiring in 2014.
  3. Eziwolf

    Eziwolf Active Member

    I don't know if they are removing him...maybe I wrote my post incorrectly? (English is not my language) :)
    I meant when he's in movement, rather than in a picture :o
  4. Slackbot

    Slackbot Well-Known Member

    That's not a bear. It's Junior Gorg wearing a Scooby-Doo mask.
  5. The Count

    The Count Moderator Staff Member

    So when Scooby says "Raggy" he's really calling attention to the fact there are Fraggles about. Are they trying to steal his stash of radish-flavored Scooby Snacks? Now that's a mystery the gang should investigate. :search: :busy: :drool:
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  6. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    Samson is cute and cuddly.

    He's far from the horror show of the Brazilian characters.
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  7. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    Heh heh heh. You think THIS is ugly?


    Wait until you see THIS!


  8. Slackbot

    Slackbot Well-Known Member

    Eh, the jalopeno Big Bird ain't so bad. I wouldn't call him ugly, just unimaginative. That purple aardvark thing, however, ugh.

    I sure am glad that Henson made the puppets used in the international coproductions of Fraggle Rock. My brain hurts to think of what Traveling Matt might have morphed into.
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  9. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    He's not Jalapeño, he's Cheetos.
  10. Slackbot

    Slackbot Well-Known Member

    Nacho, nacho bird,
    You've got to be a nacho bird...
  11. HeyButtahfly

    HeyButtahfly Well-Known Member

    Maybe Big Bird ate too many red hots.
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  12. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    I don't see how Orange Big Bird is bad at all. Ugly color maybe, but he doesn't have that homemade not consistent with the Muppets look that some of these co-productions have.

    Gugu the Grouch is the ugliest ever thing associated with the Muppets. Even worse than Miss Mousy.
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  13. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    And we all know how much you LOVE Miss Mousy. :p
  14. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    I'm just saying... really. Did they have to give her the clothes of an 18th century grandma?

    Piggy's a fashion plate, Mousy's a fashion victim.
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  15. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    Samson is far from ugly compared to a lot of the characters posted here. Like, seriously, what's the purple anteater thing on the first page?
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  16. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    Funga Funga from Vila Sesamo.
  17. sesamemuppetfan

    sesamemuppetfan Well-Known Member

    Sorry to bring up an old thread, but recently I just visited the Vila Sesamo page on Muppet Wiki, and I found some more pictures of those horrid characters (well, 1 of Gugu and several of Garibaldo- for now I'll include just 1):



    I mean...YIKES!!!! Seriously, Vila Sesamo (1972-1977) deserves the award for "Worst Sesame Street Muppets Ever"!!
  18. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    Garibaldo looks terrifying in that picture. Like he's pointing to say "You're next!"
  19. sesamemuppetfan

    sesamemuppetfan Well-Known Member

    Sorry I'm replying to this comment later than I should have, but I must say that what you're saying is true! (Exactly why put "YIKES!!!!" in my post.) I would definitely be at a loss for words if we ever got a picture of Funga Funga looking straight at the camera! Don't you agree?
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  20. Pino

    Pino Well-Known Member

    i think its important to llok at other puppetshows of the other copuntries.. if you see what was hot in brasil and holland they puppets looked rarly less scary. Truw the muppets have their own design and after sesame workshop gots more invavalved they looked better. But the price they asked for it meant for some shows the end. Nowadays ther puppets look much colourfull and younger in appearence.
    Also the new garibaldo isnt from japan, in fact it was the reused puppet they used in Zhima Jie (china).
    I hope to see the pre minikus fotos some times.. i did see the abalardo one he lookes horrified compared to the Garibaldo they had in brasil :Slol
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