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Meet the Feebles (1989)

R  |   |  Comedy, Musical  |  1 September 1995 (USA)
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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:
Donna Akersten ...
Samantha the Cat / The Sheep (voice)
Stuart Devenie ...
Sebastian / Dr. Quack / Daisy the Cow / Sandy the Chicken (voice)
Heidi / Robert / Barry the Bulldog (voice)
Ross Jolly ...
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)


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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1 September 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Conheça os Feebles  »

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$750,000 (estimated)

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[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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animal treatment disclaimer: "The producers wish to advise that no puppets were killed or maimed during the production of this film." See more »


References A Passage to India (1984) See more »


One Leg Missing
Music by Peter Dasent
Lyrics by Garth Frost
Performed by Fane Flaws
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Unbelievable, yet headache inducing...
9 October 2003 | by (Happy Land, who lives in a Gumdrop House on Lolly Pop Lane) – See all my reviews

Great puppetry and a whacked out plot make this New Zealand effort on par with some of the best cult films today. There are animals of all shapes, sizes, colors, and ethnicities(?); some are into money, others are into dancing, and then there are others who are into porn, coke, and feces. This film is rude, gross, demented, and hilarious. The end is really cool, and when Peter Jackson made this, he must've been on something. The voices and the lighting were probably the main producers of the major headache I received while watching this phenomenon of a movie. I mean, ordinary people just don't make this, and then wrap up one of the best trilogies off all time! This guy is a genius, pure and simple. I really hope Jackson goes back to his gory film making roots. Overall: *** out of ****

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