Fraggle Rock (1983–1987)

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The adventures of the various inhabitants of an underground civilization.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Doc (96 episodes, 1983-1987)
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 Sprocket the Dog / ... (96 episodes, 1983-1987)
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 Boober Fraggle / ... (96 episodes, 1983-1987)
Terry Angus ...
 Muppet Performer / ... (96 episodes, 1983-1987)
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 Gobo Fraggle / ... (95 episodes, 1983-1987)
Karen Prell ...
 Red Fraggle / ... (95 episodes, 1983-1987)
Tim Gosley ...
 Muppet Performer / ... (94 episodes, 1983-1987)
Kathryn Mullen ...
 Mokey Fraggle / ... (93 episodes, 1983-1987)
Cheryl Wagner ...
 Muppet Performer / ... (90 episodes, 1983-1987)
Bob Stutt ...
 Muppet Performer / ... (89 episodes, 1983-1987)
John Pattison ...
 Muppet Performer / ... (86 episodes, 1983-1987)
Richard Hunt ...
 Junior Gorg / ... (68 episodes, 1983-1987)
Lee Armstrong ...
 Muppet Performer / ... (62 episodes, 1983-1986)
Sandra Shamas ...
 Muppet Performer / ... (59 episodes, 1984-1987)
Rob Mills ...
 Junior Gorg / ... (58 episodes, 1983-1987)
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 Captain (UK version) (48 episodes, 1983-1984)
Tom Vandenberg ...
 Muppet Performer / ... (48 episodes, 1983-1985)
Patricia Leeper ...
 Ma Gorg / ... (46 episodes, 1983-1987)
Myra Fried ...
 Muppet Performer / ... (43 episodes, 1983-1986)
Gord Robertson ...
 Pa Gorg / ... (39 episodes, 1983-1987)
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Doc and his dog Sprocket have a hole in their wall, behind which live little furry creatures known as Fraggles in a place called Fraggle Rock. The Rock is also home to the Doozers (who are knee-high to a Fraggle) and the Gorgs (who are giants that think they rule the Rock). One gang of Fraggles (Gobo, Mokey, Wembley, Boober, and Red), under the guidance of the all-knowing Trash Heap (Marjorie), learn about each other and their neighbors and eventually befriend the Doozers, the Gorgs--and even Doc and Sprocket. Meanwhile, Gobo's Uncle Matt explores Outer Space (our world) and sends postcards to his nephew about the Silly Creatures (that's us). Written by Kathy Li

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Trivia

The Gorgs required two performers each: an actor to perform in the costume, and a puppeteer to do the voice and operate the face by radio controls. Previously, full-body Muppet characters (e.g., Big Bird) required the performer to operate the head with one hand, leaving the character with only one functional arm. Operating the face from outside allowed for a more expressive performance from the characters. Furthermore, video cameras installed inside the eyes allowed the performer to see from the Gorg's point of view. See more »

Quotes

Mokey Fraggle: It was rapturous!
Red Fraggle: Is "rapturous" the same as "boring"?
Wembley Fraggle: I don't think so.
Red Fraggle: Then she's wrong.
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Lord how I miss this show!
17 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

I cannot believe that the Henson studios are not selling a DVD box collection of the Fraggles. This series was simply the most beautiful, artistic, and imaginative children's series of the '80's. Children's programming has suffered a serious setback ever since Jim Henson passed away.

Nowadays, instead of such films as Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal and television programs like Fraggle Rock, kids are forced to rely on the unimaginative blatherings and the artistic joke known as the Disney Corporation and Barney.

Where has the magic and art gone??? And since the magic and the splendor has receded into the mists, why can't they provide us the DVDs required to bring it back, even in just our own homes??

I just hope that this dream just comes true.


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