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Your Muppet mistakes

Discussion in 'Classic Muppets' started by bingboingcutie, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. muppetfan24/7

    muppetfan24/7 Well-Known Member

    The smiles were Gonzo, Miss Poogy (I think), Bunsen Honeydew, Zoot, and Boober Fraggle.
  2. AlittleMayhem

    AlittleMayhem Well-Known Member

    That Beauregard, not Miss Poogy.
  3. muppetfan24/7

    muppetfan24/7 Well-Known Member

    Aww rats! I'm sorry! I probably didn't see the smile more I guess. My bad!
  4. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    As a kid, I went through a period when I thought the Koozebanean creatures were called "Galle-Oop-Oops".
  5. Daffyfan2003

    Daffyfan2003 Well-Known Member

    Yeah. Smilies of the Moopets might be pretty creepy.
  6. Mo Frackle

    Mo Frackle Well-Known Member

    There actually are custom made Moopet smilies around here.
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  7. Hubert

    Hubert Well-Known Member

    Here's a mistake I used to make: since Frank Oz had left SST, I had always thought that Eric Jacobson took over the role. It wasn't until a year or two ago that I realized that David Rudman actually was recasted into the role. :oops:
  8. Mo Frackle

    Mo Frackle Well-Known Member

    You mean of Cookie Monster, right?
  9. Hubert

    Hubert Well-Known Member

    Stupid me, I must be tired. :p

    Yes, I did mean the one and only COOKIE MONSTER!!!!! :insatiable:
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  10. Mo Frackle

    Mo Frackle Well-Known Member

    According to wikipedia (emphasis on wikipedia, for obvious reasons) Eric briefly performed Cookie, but Sesame Workshop decided they wanted more interaction between Cookie and Grover, and thus David wound up with Cookie.

    Again, wikipedia (the land of misfit edits).
  11. Hubert

    Hubert Well-Known Member

    Bah to Wikipedia when it comes to Muppets...
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  12. Vincent Liu

    Vincent Liu Well-Known Member

    Bah to Muppet fans who don't bother to edit it.
  13. Hubert

    Hubert Well-Known Member

    We have a much better wiki to spend our time on rather than wikipedia. :p
  14. snichols1973

    snichols1973 Well-Known Member

    Back when I was young and watched Fraggle Rock during its first run on HBO, I used to think that the name of Gobo's uncle was "Traveling Mac", instead of "Traveling Matt"....
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  15. muppetfan24/7

    muppetfan24/7 Well-Known Member

    I could bnot say Gobo's Uncle name right either and I called him, "Mark" instead of "Matt." Boy, nostalga just always comes back to me.
  16. CaseytheMuppet

    CaseytheMuppet Well-Known Member

    Um... I think you used nostalgia in the wrong context...
  17. Piggy The Frog

    Piggy The Frog Well-Known Member

    Come to think of it, I did too.
  18. Mo Frackle

    Mo Frackle Well-Known Member

    I think she's saying that when she was a kid, she always called him "Uncle Mark". That just so happened to really bring back memories of watching FR when she was a kid.
  19. CaseytheMuppet

    CaseytheMuppet Well-Known Member

    Oh... ok. I was a bit confused. Sometimes its hard to understand what people are saying on the internet. ;)
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  20. Mo Frackle

    Mo Frackle Well-Known Member

    Whoever wrote the Wikipedia article for "Muppet Treasure Island" has some of the worst grammar (a lot of redundancy, a frequent absence of periods and commas, and what's up with constantly capitalizing "island" and "treasure map"? Not to mention a large share of "every day" grammar, as opposed to "proper" grammar) . I'm editing it right now. No idea why (possibly the Grammar Nazi in me?). As you said, we have a much better Wikia around.


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