EPISODE 507 GLENDA JACKSON
Share This Page Tweet. I hate to admit it, but I was reading something last night about a particular episode of TMS from Season 5, and had absolutely zero recollection of seeing that show back in the day She is forced into dancing with Animal as her partner, making for some delightful moments. She goes insane as she tries to wriggle her way into performing, going so far as to choke Kermit Homer Simpson-style. Gonzo is ridiculous here, Kermit is overwhelmed, and Animal is spectacular, but I think Carol may be my favorite part of this episode. Seymour wears a modifed jacket with a fake arm and hand holding a large plastic flowerpot.
Whatever works to create the illusion! The comedy is top notch, the musical numbers are flawless, and the guest stars only get better and better. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. This is the final straw for Kermit, who flips out completely and fires Miss Piggy on the spot. The whole episode is half an hour of pure, unending comedy genius. You must log in or sign up to reply here. No, create an account now. You are commenting using your Twitter account.
Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Yes, my password is: A fun little scene where the actor gets to battle with himself. Plus, Gonzo is absolutely hysterical as he attempts to become episore songwriter, which culminates in him raising baby asparagus after they hatch from eggs. Please contact us if you need help with registration or your account login.
Email required Address never made public. Something occurred to me during the cold open with Pops, though. You can add Don Knotts to the list of guests who jqckson with the movement when he’s handling the fuzzy creature. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.
On a show where they were constantly doing the unexpected to make the audience believe in the illusion of life for these puppets, I think in this instance they may have used the simplest trick of letting Glenda Jackson put a puppet on her hand.
Glenda Jackson ‘cold open’ Ep. 507
You are commenting using your Facebook account. This is the only episode of the show where all of the songs featured were written by one artist—guest star Paul Simon. Finally, Kermit promises Carol she can perform her classic asparagus sketch, prompting her to dress in a full body asparagus suit.
She leads a mutiny of the show, actually setting the theater out to sea somehow. This is the final straw for Kermit, who flips out completely and fires Miss Piggy on the spot. This allows the puppet to try to nip at Crystal, Chiffon, and Ronette while Seymour’s free hand attempts to stop the plant and shield the fact that it is animated from the girls.
Welcome to the Muppet Central Forum! The way Glenda is holding the ‘penguin’ in actuality a disguised parrot looks an awful lot like a trick used in the stage version of Little Shop of Horrors, where the actor playing Seymour himself is simultaneously the puppeteer of Audrey II for the number “Don’t It Go To Show Ya Never Know”. The comedy is top notch, the musical numbers are flawless, and the guest stars only get better and better.
Christopher Reeve reportedly puppeteered some minor character during I believe the Bob Hope episode. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: I hate to admit it, but I was reading goenda last night about a particular episode of TMS from Season 5, and had absolutely zero recollection of seeing that show back in the day And there is a precedent for episodr guest-star helping out with the puppeteering duties, at least one that I can think of.
But I think for the two shots where she’s walking, they may have let Glenda be the puppeteer. Share This Page Tweet.
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She is forced into dancing with Animal as her partner, making for some delightful moments. Now, for the shots where Glenda is holding Eric and the puppet speaks, sure, there could be a Muppeteer crouched down behind her with glendda arm through the crook of her elbow.
But Gene does perform, including a brilliant tap dance lesson number with Kermit and a medley of songs with the whole cast. But getting to see the many Beakers try to take revenge on Dr. After you see the new episodes, post here and let us know your thoughts.
As Brian Henson put it so elequently when summing up the art of Muppetry: You are viewing our forum as a guest. She goes insane as she tries to 570 her way into performing, going so far as to choke Kermit Homer Simpson-style. Bunsen Honeydew is priceless. DearthDec 5, Whatever works to create the illusion!