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Will a Fraggle movie lead to Fraggle merchandise?

Discussion in 'Fraggle Rock' started by stick, Jan 22, 2007.

  1. stick

    stick New Member

    when the fraggle movie comes out do u think there will be fraggle merchandise, toys, clothes, video games, calendars & more? 'cause i'd buy fraggle plush toys. :excited:
     
  2. CoOKiE

    CoOKiE Member

    I heard a rumor that wasn't clearified with proof... that thee may be some action figures poping up around that time.
     
  3. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

    If the movie indeed makes it to theaters as planned, then yes there will be some merchandise. As far as what will be made only time will tell. If celebrities do some of the songs as has been rumored then a soundtrack album seems very likely.

    Whereas if the movie is just direct-to-DVD (like Kermit's Swamp Years) then the merchandise will be much more limited. The main merchandise made for Kermit's Swamp Years were some posters, fast-food toys and the DVD.

    For me, the great news about the movie is that it increases the likelihood that the remaining 48 Fraggle Rock episodes will be released on DVD since no doubt HIT would want to take advantage of the new Fraggle movie and promote as many Fraggle DVD's as possible.
     
  4. superboober

    superboober Member

    What I'm also hoping is that it'll prompt someone, anyone, to put the first run of the show back on the air just in case they don't, perhaps on the Family Channel or Hallmark Channel or the like.
     
  5. stick

    stick New Member

    fraggle rock is on tv where i live. i'ts on the BBC Kids network at 12pm m-f. they just started airing season 2.
     
  6. Oh, i see some major (if relaesed in theaters) merchandise for the Rock. For one McDonalds will probably do Happy Meal Toys, which would be fun. I STILL have the little cars. And for other toys, I can see major stuff being made, like clthes and if the get alot of stars and music cameos than i can see cloths that arn't just for kids. Im Excited to see what we can get for "The Rock" in the next few years. Its exciting!:excited:
     
  7. Pork

    Pork Active Member

    Yeah, I think that it will lead to merchandising. That would be great.
     
  8. Luke

    Luke Active Member

    I can't see it being released in Theaters, but if it was and was popular then perhaps they might even make a new TV series to follow it (although lets hope they would stay away from remaking the animated series in CGI). That might not be a good thing (especially if it was vastly different), but i can definitely see some channel or another picking up the classic TV series and us getting those DVD's.

    I think as to how far things are taken probably depends on HIT's involvement with the actual movie, i think they're contract right now is just for the classic series but if they get involved with the movie and promote it big for pre-school as well as nostalgia then things could go massive.
     
  9. heralde

    heralde Well-Known Member

    If McDonald's or Burger King did do Happy Meals with Fraggle Rock, I'd definitely buy one! lol
     
  10. zeldazipple

    zeldazipple New Member

    Yeah defantly. If a FR movie was made I would think some stuff would be made. I would buy some if it like the PVC figures, and the DVDS. Not big on collecting everything made that had a Fraggle on it like I used to be. lol But DVDs yeah I'm on it! :D
     
  11. BlueFrackle

    BlueFrackle Active Member

    This would probably be the only thing that will get me into a Burger King or McDonalds!:excited:
     
  12. Traveling Matt

    Traveling Matt New Member

    I feel exactly the same way. While I'm hoping the movie will be a huge success, the main reason I'm anticipating the film is that it will hopefully lead to (and/or support) the release of the remaining three seasons on DVD.
     
  13. BlueFrackle

    BlueFrackle Active Member

    I am quite sure that the way it works there are only FOUR Seasons of Fraggle Rock. Which means that at this point in time there are only two more that need releasing.
     
  14. Traveling Matt

    Traveling Matt New Member

    Well, ok. Either way the release of the remaining episodes is what I'm looking forward to.
     
  15. Jaga828

    Jaga828 New Member

  16. Foodie

    Foodie Active Member

    Amen to that! :smirk:

    Nick
     
  17. I hope they release it in australia the same time the states get it. i would go mad shopping for fraggle rock merchandise hope us aussies get that too.
     
  18. CoOKiE

    CoOKiE Member


    Sorry Chris... but it is old news. They were released in 2006... and planning on releasing the other 3 (Boober, Mokey, Unle Matt) around Spring.

    Or so they say. We all know what happens when we believe what they say, right?
     
  19. MuppetDanny

    MuppetDanny Well-Known Member

    If this movie does get shown in cinemas, I do hope the tv series re-airs again. I have noticed these days when movies based on tv shows and cartoons, they get shown on TV again and DVDs get re-released with new artwork matching the movie posters to boost sales. I really do hope this Fraggle movie does well.
     
  20. Morgan Clueless

    Morgan Clueless New Member

    The chances of merchandise appearing in stores and fast-food places at the release of the movie are very, very high--or at least high enough to keep the obsessed Fraggle fan inside us anticipated for the time it comes. Most likely the first place it'll hit is Burger King or McDonald's; then maybe Toys 'R Us stores, Kay-Bee Toys, or any video store that sells miscelleneous items of the sort. As for TV series--new or the resurrected classic, it's about 50-50, depending on which channel is capable of attracting all ages.

    And that's Morgan C's "rough justice probability".

    ~ Morgan "Just Guessed" Goat
     

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