Tuesday, May 13, 2008

It's My Blog So I Can Talk About Fraggle Rock


Variety is reporting today that Fraggle Rock is going to become a film. No actors, just live action like we like. The Jim Henson Company is going to do it all so that will be incredible.

The premise of the film? Core characters Gobo, Wembley, Mokey, Boober and Red all make it onto the big screen when they leave their home of Fraggle Rock and meet humans – who they think are aliens.

There has been talk of a movie since the show was on the air back in the 1980's. Wow, I'm getting old. Hell, I was old then. Nothing like getting your drink on and watching Fraggle Rock. Loved it because it was on HBO and so no commercials.

In case you have never seen the show, your life has been meaningless until now. The show was basically a socio-political diatribe which expounded on the mores of society in the latter part of the 20th century. Sounds important right? Do you think I would watch a show like that? Please.

The show featured Fraggles and Doozers living together in harmony at Fraggle Rock – trying to avoid the wrath of the Gorgs - with the help of Marjory, the all-knowing, all-seeing trash heap.

Good times.



23 comments:

Lil said...

Now I was always more of a fan of the Muppet Show than Fraggle Rock, commercials or no. I loved the old men who heckled the muppets. Guess I'm old right along with you!

Amber said...

I loved Fraggle Rock when I was little, I'd pay to watch it!

janele said...

Let the music play! Worry for another day!

Unknown said...

I thought it was Gobo?

Unknown said...

Wait...there's another Janele??

merrick said...

fraggle rock ROCKS! I think I will just get myself a couple scooter pies and a glass of ovaltine and enjoy the show!!

califblondy said...

I loved Red.

Down in Fraggle Rock (clap, clap)

Sydney in Wonderland said...

Dance your cares away. Worry's for another day!

I have a few DVDs. .blushes.

Little Miss Smoke and Mirrors said...

I think Jason Segel is (co-?)writing this project.

canadachick said...

i love Fraggle Rock......and it makes for great trivia questions !!

Maja With a J said...

*GASP* OMG! This is the best news I've had all day! (Yep, it's been a dry morning).

I still get the creeps thinking about the Gorgs. They scared the living crap outta me when I was a kid. And so did the trash heap even though it was friendly.

Also, I grew up in Sweden, so I only know the song in Swedish: "Sprak och fest och färg, *klapp klapp*, i vårt Fraggelberg!"

*LOL* Sorry.

Sydney in Wonderland said...

Harriet: I feel you. We didn't watch much tv growing up, but my dad had a lot of tapes we watched that were sent over from France and Germany. It was a shock learning that the kids I went to school with weren't watching FraggleArt and Gummibaren. So, while I quoted the English version (which is what I have DVDs of), I was more familiar with "Sing und shwing das bein, lass die sorgen sorgen sein!" as a kid.

Anonymous said...

SO EXCITED FOR THIS!!!!

Seriously, I can't wait!

jax said...

Down at Fraggle rock!
Jeson Segel is writing this..crazy!

I want a CGI Jem and the Hollograms.

~crazy peanut~ said...

Tres cool. :)

Little Miss Smoke and Mirrors said...

jax - My bad, Jason is in talks to write a new Muppet movie, not Fraggle Rock. My apologies.

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/news/1672530/

Anonymous said...

Um, Ent left out an important part of the announcement: The director of Hoodwinked! (which was awful) is developing this to be directed by him.

It should be Gobo not Gogo.

And see my avatar for my Fraggle Love.

mooshki said...

Yay!

jlb said...

I was more of a Muppet girl too...in fact I just put Kermit singing the Rainbow Connection on a disc. :)

bionic bunny! said...

i love all things hensen. when jim hensen died, one of the guys at work and i just sat and cried.
all muppets rule!!

CT-Hilltopper said...

This is one of the major reasons I've grown to love this site.

Where else can you come to get all the dope on the stars, plus see stuff on the muppets too? You wouldn't see the muppets on Perez Hilton's site.

SmokeYourselfThin said...

Oh God...NO! NO NO NO! Fraggle Rock scared the shit out of me as a kid, and just looking at it now makes my skin crawl. Why can't they just leave this crap alone? Are they really so out of ideas that they have to dredge up this 25-year old crap? How pathetic. And scary. The idea that I'm going to have to see these creepy fucking things all over the blogs, and then the TV and everywhere else once the movie comes out, is just depressing. Ugh.

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