Fraggle Rock (1983–1987)

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The adventures of the various inhabitants of an underground civilization.

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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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Storyline

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 »

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Ma Gorg: Our little Junior's growing up!
Pa Gorg: I think he's too big already!
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Simply the Best
17 September 2001 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

I watched this show with my family when it used to be on HBO, and I just remember how much I loved the adventures and new characters. I found an old tape of them last month and watched them again...and man, they were just as much for adults as they were for kids. It was a really escapist, communist-themed show. All the characters represented something different, some element of a "perfect"community. It was crazy to watch it again and see it in a totally different light. It was then and still is one of the best television shows ever made, period. Even though Convincing John and the gypsy music group scared the hell out of me as a kid (I don't know why!), I loved it then and I love it now. LONG LIVE THE FRAGGLES!!!


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