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Your Series 6-10 Wish List

Discussion in 'Muppet Merchandise' started by King Prawn, Jun 30, 2002.

  1. beaker Well-Known Member

    Hmm, I think Im starting to feel the love: Pepe in series 7!!!
    (just in time for the fox show)

    Now then, here's my dream list:

    Jim Henson Hour:

    digit
    leon
    lindburgh
    zondra
    ubu

    Now how sweet would those figures be, especially a Digit?
    That could very well be the coolest sculpt in the history of action figure kind.
  2. Alex888 New Member

    MY PICKS!!!

    I am going to be mostly in line with Gorgon Heap!! Repeating myself as well!!!

    Series 6
    Statler
    Waldorf
    Miss Mousey
    Nigel the conductor
    George the Janitor

    Series 7
    Lips (w/Baskerville pack-in)
    Marvin Suggs
    Annie Sue Pig
    Wayne
    Wanda

    Series 8
    Pops (w/Gaffer pack-in)
    Lewis Kazagger
    Hilda
    Gladys the cafeteria lady
    Mildred

    Series 9
    Uncle Deadly
    Beautiful Day Monster
    Boppity (Blue Frackle)
    Gloat (Green Frackle)
    Gorgon Heap

    Possible Playsets
    Dungeon or animal institute playset with Big Mama or DogLion
    Deluxe backstage playset with Thog
    Ballroom Playset with 'Sexy Muppet'


    Al Zealand
  3. Alex888 New Member

    hehe

    COME ON! Don't all of you muppet fans think this line sounds exciting?!?! I think that this will be all it takes to have a COMPLETE line of Muppet figures! Just like the SIMPSONS and STAR WARS lines are complete...and they keep on going! yeehaw!

    much peace love and harmony...I don't mean to offend anyone, I just wanna see these muppets badly!!

    take care...happy july 4th everyone!

    alZ
  4. Joggy Member

    How come no one has mentioned "the third penguin on the left" in any of the lineups?

    I'm also curious about what an At the Dance playset would look like, seeing that it was mostly just a few lights on a ceiling and a colourful background. Big playtime fun!!
  5. frogboy4 Inactive Member

    LOL! I can see an At The Dance set with a disco sort of flavor. Liberal interpretation, but hey I'd buy it. Disco ball in the middle and glowing tiled floor with a Disco Kermit. Not what some purists would want.
  6. Gorgon Heap Active Member

    D'oh!

    How did I forget Annie Sue and Mahna Mahna & the two Snowths? Revision time.

    Reading these over, I think I like Frogboy's list even better than mine. Up to Series 9 anyway (not too crazy about Muppets Tonight figures; not too crazy about Muppets Tonight).

    Statler, Waldorf, Lips and Patrol Fozzie- nice, varied, interesting... great series! Whaddya think, Ken?

    Ken had said that in order to do a motorcycle it would have to be a playset situation.

    Where would you put Annie Sue and Mahna Mahna in? Come on, you know you want a Mahna Mahna.

    I think Muppet Sports might work as a playset- have a track and field and various events set up: wig racing, goldfish shooting, bagpipe eating, horseshoe pitching, cross country billiards. Then again, maybe not. Plus, it would be carried by Louis Kazagger. Is it Louis or Lewis?

    David "Gorgon Heap" Ebersole
  7. Gorgon Heap Active Member

    statler&waldorf:

    S & W are currently slated for Series 6. Lew Zealand is in Series 3, Sam the Eagle in Series 4. Sweetums is coming with the backstage playset supplemental to Series 6 and I believe he's going to be about 9 to 9.5 inches. The figures are about 4-6 inches, with Piggy at 6.5 and I'm not sure about Fozzie & Sam. If Sweetums is 9.5 then he'll be I think 3 inches taller than the current tallest figure, and Piggy would come up to his chin, presumably. As long as Sweetums's body is bulkier, not just taller, the scale should look great. I was able to mentally picture a 9.5 inch Sweetums alongside my other figures, with the head taking up about 1/3 of the body height- I think it's gonna look sweet if done right (like that's something we need to worry about!)

    David "Gorgon Heap" Ebersole
  8. statler&waldorf New Member

    Word up!!
    thanks for the info man
  9. frogboy4 Inactive Member

    I think Sweetums is coming with the theater playset that is slated to be realeased seperatetly next summer along side series 6. Cool though! This is a Must Have! I'm sure it will be so expensive, but I'll have to buy 2.

    Thanx for the compliments on my list. I tried to be even about the characters and a little realistic too. I have a feeling that we're all way off though, but it is a wish list.

    Problems with Annie Sue and Mahna Mahna-
    Annie Sue may not sell that well and the laymen will confuse her with a Miss Piggy variant. Even though I would like her very much, it seems unlikely from that standpoint. I hope I'm wrong, but this is a wish list anyway. Ken already said they didn't have the rights to Mahna and that Henson wasn't supporting the idea much. To pack-in 2 Snowths would be clallenging too.
  10. gorryisback New Member

    series 6
    cowboy fozzie(with pickle guns)
    uncle deadly
    sam in tux(with bassonete)
    koozbane phoob(with pvc kermit suit)
    playset:wrestling ring with ms.mask kermit


    series 7
    j.p grosse(with muppy)
    cowboy rowlf(with guns)
    floyd with hair down in brown suit(with shades to shade an "de-shade" fozzie.)
    robin (with big chair and cane to yank him when he sings "i'm five")
    playset:house with man-eating furniture and man with a newspaper

    series 8
    hilda (with banana to teach kermit the banana sketch)
    ringmaster scooter(with removable top hat from the attempted simon smith number)
    andre the artist(with brushes and a canvas)
    pepe
    playset:the boiler room with guard pig to guard the door when the pigs took over the show

    series 9
    robin in tux(with huge tophat that robin can be put under)
    gonzo in brown suit(with rubber tire and spoon)
    nurse janice
    nurse piggy
    playset:vets hospital with dr.bob


    series 10
    nigel
    gorilla(with half broken gorilla detector)
    granny the gouger
    robot frog(with windup device on back)
    playset:cowboy saloon with bartender(i didn't know dem pickles was loaded.lol)



    o.k this is one messed up list and most of em only appeared in one skit but it is a WISH list.
  11. beaker Well-Known Member

    gorry wrote:

    >>>nigel
    gorilla(with half broken gorilla detector)
    granny the gouger
    robot frog(with windup device on back)
    playset:cowboy saloon with bartender(i didn't know dem pickles was loaded.lol)<<<

    sounds like someone has that mighty cool muppet show book from 1978. Making your own robot frog would be easy, just glue a wind up thing to the back of Kermit. If one has time and patience, a lot of the variants people ar emaking can be made from existing or figures coming up.
  12. dr. gorry New Member

    yup,i just got it.it's really cool.:D
  13. Gorgon Heap Active Member

    Re: Mahna Mahna

    Frogboy, I heard Ken say Mahna Mahna wasn't covered by the current contract. This means that, true, Palisades doesn't have the rights but at the same time it makes it sounds like getting them isn't totally out of the question. Never heard that Henson wasn't supporting it; where'd you hear that? And why aren't they supporting it?

    David "Gorgon Heap" Ebersole
  14. frogboy4 Inactive Member

    It could have been another character Ken mentioned, but I thought he said they weren't supporting Mahna. You know, that should be the Muppet Fest variant IMHO!
  15. Gorgon Heap Active Member

    Well, I know they nixed the idea of the Jim Henson Muppet. Don't know what else they frowned at.

    David "Gorgon Heap" Ebersole
  16. Gorgon Heap Active Member

    To: Frogboy Re: At the Dance playset

    Hey you know, if they did an At the Dance playset they could make it adaptable. Make the normal playset with the chandeliers and make them detachable so you can switch them with colored 'lights' and put a spot in the middle where you can attach the mirror ball. It can go from fancy ballroom to discotheque!

    There is one disadvantage to an At the Dance playset overall, though: it requires a ceiling. Most playsets I've seen (and I'll admit I've seen few) when they're of a place don't have a ceiling. It casts a shadow and restricts not only the amount of light but also the amount of free space. It can make a playset seem boxy and confining, plus dark.

    I did, however, just think of something that might lessen the effects. The ceiling, chandeliers, lights, mirror ball etc. need some place to attach to some sort of base. On the show they were hung from the studio ceiling, but here they need a base. Well, perhaps the walls could be made of see-through plastic with a flat hollow middle where you can slide the backdrop in. Angle the sides outward to keep it from being boxy and maybe don't have the ceiling cover the whole thing. If there was a way to move the color through clear sides without lessening the light then it might work even better and may be worth doing. I don't know much about the technical side... but I'm sure Ken knows a few things! Maybe use tinted clear plastic, but cloudy it enough to let in light and nothing else. I dunno. Ken, any ideas? Liking any of what you're hearing, er, reading?

    And what do you think, Frogboy? And what do you think, everybody else?

    David "Gorgon Heap" Ebersole
  17. frogboy4 Inactive Member

    I'd say maybe a clear strip accross the top of the set - or maybe just a clear rod.
  18. matleo Active Member

    OK, my turn. I pit a lot of thought ino this, but it meshes with a lot od things that have already been said. Same stuff different order.


    Series 6: Stat, Waldo, Lewis Kazaager, Chief Link, Bear on Patrol playset: w/ Fozzie

    Series 7: Uncle Deadly, Marvin Suggs, Nurse Piggy, Nurse Janice, Vet's Hospital w/ Rowlf

    Series 8: Pepe, Cliford, Lips, JP Grosse, Dressing Room with some for m of Scooter variant,

    Series 9: Johnny, Sal, Mahana Mahna, Snowths, Piggy w/ Motor cycle

    Series 10: Bobo, Dr. Phil, Bean, Pops Don't have a regular playset, but a deluxe ackstage w/ Thog would be cool.

    --Matt
  19. sideshow nay.1 New Member

    I just want
    waldorf
    statdler
    cajun shrimp
    rizzo
    sweedish chef
    burnt beaker[from a explosion]
    other than that
    most of the figures that I want are coming out in waves 1-3

    ss nay.1
  20. Jonathan New Member

    How A Muppet Vision 3.D Line With
    1.Pengen Whuth Intermits
    2.Sweatoms With Fire Buket
    3.Statler With 3.d Glases
    4. Waldof With 3.d Glases
    Muppet Labs Plaset With Waldo
    Excluseves: Waldos In Diffrent Forms
    Maybe only Releset At Disney World And DisnetLand

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