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Meet the Feebles (1989)

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Heidi, the star of the "Meet The Feebles Variety Hour" discovers her lover Bletch, The Walrus, is cheating on her, and with all the world waiting for the show the assorted co-stars must ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Donna Akersten ...
Samantha the Cat / The Sheep (voice)
Stuart Devenie ...
Sebastian / Dr. Quack / Daisy the Cow / Sandy the Chicken (voice)
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Heidi / Robert / Barry the Bulldog (voice)
Ross Jolly ...
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Brian Sergent ...
Wynyard the Frog / Trevor the Rat / The Fly (voice)
Peter Vere-Jones ...
Bletch / Arfur the Worm (voice) (as Peter Vere Jones)
Mark Wright ...
Sid the Elephant / The Cockroach / Louie the Fish (voice)
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Heidi, the star of the "Meet The Feebles Variety Hour" discovers her lover Bletch, The Walrus, is cheating on her, and with all the world waiting for the show the assorted co-stars must contend with their own problems. These include drug addiction, extortion, robbery, disease, Drug dealing, and even murder. While this is happening the love between two of the stars is threatened by the devious Trevor the Rat, who wishes to exploit the young starlet for use in his porno movie business. Written by The Losman (corrections by GTS)

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From the creator of "Bad Taste", comes a movie with no taste at all! See more »

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1 September 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Conheça os Feebles  »

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$750,000 (estimated)
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When "The Feebles Variety Hour" finally goes live, one of the audience members is wearing the alien costume from director Peter Jackson's previous movie, Bad Taste (1987). See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
anouncer: Ladies and gentlemen. Your attention please. Welcome to the newest, the greatest, the most spectacular in entertainment history. Put your hands together for the fabulous Feebles variety hour.
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Crazy Credits

Aside from "Wingnut Films Presents", there are no opening credits - the "title card" is part of a neon stage light display. See more »

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Spoofs Apocalypse Now (1979) See more »

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Barry's Aria
Music and Lyrics by Peter Dasent
Performed by Mark Hadlow
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Peter Jackson was always a genius
6 January 2003 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

Unlike most people, I saw this film long before The Fellowship Of The Ring. In fact I saw it way back in 1992 and was simultaneously appalled, amused and impressed by it. Maybe it is best described as "Bad Taste with puppets" or "The Muppet Movie in bad taste" but it is certainly a movie I would recomend to anyone of sufficient maturity (no children should EVER see this film).

Like Bad Taste before it this movie features disgusting humour, lots of blood, and impressive low budget special effects, and the puppets in it have to be seen to be believed. One of the best things about The Fellowship of the Ring (and I Love that movie as well) is that in the hype following it more people may see Meet The Feebles. Maybe Meet The Feebles and Bad Taste will be released on DVD in Australia now (I have them both on VHS).

I will say one thing tho, it is certainly a strange feeling to have been a Peter Jackson fan for 10 years before Lord Of The Rings was released and the whole world finally discovered him.


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