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Discussion in 'Classic Sesame Street' started by D'Snowth, Apr 12, 2010.
I thought that was on The Disney Channel. Wasn't it?
Disney Channel may have done something, but Nick@Nite did Muppets in the early 90s... in addition to Christmas Toy, I also have a (cut) recording of The Muppets' Valentine Show from N@N as well.
But anyway, as for TCT recording, the breaks and everything do say "Nickelodeon's Sunday Night Muppets".
I don't ever remember knowing about The Disney Channel airing The Christmas Toy, but I recently found a Disney Channel spring preview from 1990 on YouTube, which included a section on Henson productions that were going to be on the channel, including quite a few I didn't know aired on the channel (including The Frog Prince and The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show). I didn't see much Disney Channel until 1992 (and didn't get the channel myself until 1997 when it became a regular channel) and don't know much of what was on that channel before then, though I did know of some Henson productions that aired on the channel beforehand (I vaguely remember seeing a promo for Hey Cinderella before 1992, and recall seeing The Muppets Take Manhattan on that channel). So maybe it did air.
One thing I do clearly remember is sometime in the mid 90s, Disney Channel aired FTB, as I taped that as well.
Oh, and of course, there was MT
It was reposted by Soloy1. But sadly, It got taken down by Lionsgate. And they gave him a copyright strike for that.
BuddyBoy, it appears that two users on your list were suspended by different people, not WMG. As it turns out, JerseyJ2008 was actually suspended by Adland for uploading commercials, and Videos4Everybody was suspended by Scholastic f0r uploading The Magic School Bus episodes.
Another thing that angers me about YouTube copyright is their Copyright School video that they make you watch each time you get a copyright strike. The reason for this is one, even though I like this show, the video features Happy Tree Friends, and what if a younger child under thirteen had a YouTube Account and got a strike? Well, they would get the idea that Happy Tree Friends is a kiddie show, and watch it. Soon, they will think killing people is fun. Second, it also objects remixes and parodies, which people do all the time. And third, it also had a scene where a character films a movie inside a theater. If you did that in real life, you would be found in just anywhere from a split second to 5 minutes! But at some theaters, this doesn't even happen! So this video also says "you can film things in movie theaters, but don't even upload the movies you film to YouTube!". Also, as a dreaded bonus, that song they play throughout the whole video is an earworm!
Back on topic, I thought that Lionsgate distributed Old School when I first read about this (but it's actually but I later found out after reading this thread that they actually made the 2oth anniversary special and "Henson's Place", I said "Wow. Just wow.", because I didn't know why they would own the said special. But I do understand Henson's Place being owned by Lionsgate, because it's by the Jim Henson Company.
Also, D'Snowth, what's FTB?
Follow That Bird.
Lionsgate sucks as a company. Sure, they gave us some great Henson DVD's, and then all the sudden stopped. I'm sure everything's out of print now, but they'll keep hanging onto that copyright long after the DVD's have stopped coming off the assembly line. And it wouldn't bother me none if they at least continued to release Henson projects on DVD. And it wouldn't bother me if they just went after those who post full specials and episodes... not segments that were used as fleeting clips on a TV special.
The user superfunforeveryone was terminated by Lionsgate for having a Fraggle Rock VHS commercial in some of their VHS openings. That's really weird, since other users with the commercial, such as CrazyBrandondorf, are not suspended yet. But the reason may be that CrazyBrandondorf used a camcorder, and superfunforeveryone used a device that puts VHS data onto a computer, hence it being in high quality.
Or, maybe superfunforeveryone posted some Sesame Street VHS opening or closing that had a commercial with a segment that was in the special.
I think superfunforeveryone is the only person on YouTube besides 500Bennu who had their account terminated by Lionsgate.
True irony: A song from Fraggle Rock was playing on Muppet Radio as I type this!
Was it the Fraggle Rock VHS promo for the Jim Henson Video releases, where it was pretty much just the opening with an announcer talking at the beginning? Or were there other promos, for other releases? I doubt there were any promos for the HBO Video releases, but if there were I'd like to see them (and probably won't be able to on YouTube).
It was the promo for the Jim Henson video release. The reason they might have claimed it is because that promo was just the theme song with a voiceover. One YouTube user, AnukTheMaster5000, even had to flip it in videos containing said preview. He's now suspended from YouTube by the people who made the Danger Rangers cartoon. But still, it's surprising that superfunforeveryone was suspended by Lionsgate, as I thought WMG took said account down.
Here's the list of users who were really suspended by Lionsgate:
I didn't include the other person BuddyBoy mentioned because he acutally closed his account!
I'm amazed that one can avoid getting videos removed just by flipping the image.
Not really, because I've actually had a video receive a copyright strike from FOX that was made by recording the TV screen with a camcorder.
Speaking of Lionsgate, I almost got in trouble with them recently when I was uploading some SST episodes from Season 23, but I think I know why that happened, because one installment I uploaded contained Herry and John John counting to 20, which was used in the 20th anniversary special, which they own the distributing rights to.
Ooops, maybe CrazyBrandondorf may have his account or videos with Fraggle Rock taken down soon, after what happened to superfunforeveryone, and what you just told me about a FOX video.
A similar thing to this happened to me. I uploaded a Magical Doremi toy commercial and my account was banned by Adland, because of a banner on the bottom of the video, but another user had a Pokemon ad with said banner on bottom and it hasn't been taken down yet!
Now that Lionsgate claims to own classic SS, does that mean no more classic eps. for release?
They don't own ALL of Sesame Street. They ONLY claim ownership of clips that just so happened to be used on their releases of Henson products. Stuff from Henson's Place and the 20 and Still Counting special. Which is still bull if you ask me.
But as said before, anything from Henson's Place or 20 Years and Still Counting can still be viewed on YouTube, as long as Sesame Street's YouTube channel uploaded it. The same goes for other Henson stuff (Fraggle Rock) that also was Lionsgate.
True irony: Yet again, another Fraggle Rock song played on Muppet Radio as I was typing this!
I just checked CrazyBrandondorf's account and 9 out of his 32 Fraggle Rock-related videos were blocked by Lionsgate:
The only ones weren't blocked were logos that he says came from Fraggle tapes, recreations of the characters in Sonic Character designer, his How The Grinch Stole Christmas previews, his All Dogs Go To Heaven previews, his Despicable Me Previews, his improved Planet 51 previews, his Shark Tale Previews, his A Festive Fraggle Holiday opening and closing (justified, since no clips or the opening wasn't shown), and anything that is the opening to a Barney tape.
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