TV & Film
Spocklight At the Movies 27: The Muppets Take Manhattan (w/ Professor Elemental & Hattie Snooks)
Together again with two returning Guests as we’re joined by Muppets Superfan, Professor Elemental, and Muppets Sceptic, Hattie Snooks, to dissect The Muppets Take Manhattan starring Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Rizzo the Rat, Gonzo and more importantly Star Trek alumni, Gates McFadden!
We outline our personal histories with The Muppets before discussing McFadden’s dual roles in front of the camera as Mr. Price’s Secretary and behind the camera as the Choreographer of the film. Plus, Liam makes his case for Miss Piggy being a Feminist icon, we discuss what appears to be a Muppets caste system, the joy of seeing a Childrens movie set in the scuzzy New York of the 80s and Hattie raises her objection to the seminal Muppet Babies dream sequence.
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You can find Professor Elemental @prof_elemental on Twitter and more information about his upcoming gigs and tours at www.professorelemental.com and you can find Hattie @hattiesnooks on Twitter and Instagram
Credit for our wonderful theme music goes to the incredibly talented, Adam Johnston’s, you can find more of his work at - https://adamjohnstonuk.bandcamp.com/
Our beautiful artwork was created by Stephen Trumble, see more at http://www.stephentrumble.com
Huge thanks to Russell Honeywell for post production support
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