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Neil's Puppet Dreams
November 27, 2012 7:46 PM   Subscribe

When Neil Patrick Harris dreams, he dreams in puppet: Episode One of Neil's Puppet Dreams "The Lullabye". Bonus: Episode Two "Behind The Scenes".
posted by hippybear (18 comments total) 22 users marked this as a favorite

 
Background, via The Nerdist.
posted by hippybear at 7:53 PM on November 27, 2012 [1 favorite]


Why does a male goat have udders?
posted by cazoo at 8:15 PM on November 27, 2012


Mr. Harris, I'm with the bureau, we're here to inform you that you have exceeded your allotment of Charm for the quarter, in fact, for the entire fiscal year. Mr. Harris, we've had to bring in Charm from foreign suppliers, taking Charm from needy families and the already charmless- at this rate, you will reach Peak Charm within the next five years and it will be increasingly hard and expensive to produce Charm in sufficient qualities to meet increasing demands brought on by your Charm expenditure.

Please, Mr. Harris, I implore you. Be photographed vomiting outside a nightclub or screaming at a waiter or hitting a reality star with your car, phone in a performance in some poorly conceived pirate movie. Be caught in a three-way with the cast of Teen Wolf while at a charity fundraiser, start a slap fight with Anderson Cooper, flame out on Twitter about chem trails and the New World Order. Endorse a line of perfume that gives people third degree burns.

If not for your own sake, then for the nation's.

Thank you.
posted by The Whelk at 8:17 PM on November 27, 2012 [16 favorites]


Be caught in a three-way with the cast of Teen Wolf while at a charity fundraiser


I think you might have caused elizardbits to spontaneously combust.
posted by louche mustachio at 8:21 PM on November 27, 2012 [3 favorites]


The thing is, when you hit the ground, you BOUNCE on the bed, as if you had been levitating in your sleep. Kinda fun once your heart-rate returns to normal.

Also, Brian Henson seems to be the Real Deal. I thought it was a Seth Green "Greg the Bunny" spin-off, but the puppetry was far too good. I think it also announces that he's hell-bent on reclaiming "puppet" as a serious term in entertainment now that he's signed away the name "Muppet" to the Mouse.
posted by Slap*Happy at 8:24 PM on November 27, 2012 [1 favorite]


hell-bent on reclaiming "puppet" as a serious term in entertainment
MALKOVICH MALKOVICH
posted by fantabulous timewaster at 8:26 PM on November 27, 2012 [1 favorite]


Never have I so wished I didn't have this stupid puppet phobia.
posted by Superplin at 8:40 PM on November 27, 2012


Meanwhile, the Original Muppets (TM Disney) are hanging out with Cee-Lo "FU" Green, doing a video for one of the songs on his Christmas album (with some "mahna mahna" in the mix and a Cee-Lo muppet) and appearing on 'The Voice' where Cee-Lo and Kermit do the most obvious duet ever.
posted by oneswellfoop at 9:14 PM on November 27, 2012 [1 favorite]


Why does a male goat have udders?

Who are you to dictate exactly how many penii a dream-goat can have?
posted by FatherDagon at 9:16 PM on November 27, 2012 [1 favorite]


I loves me some NPH, but this was snoresville.
posted by humboldt32 at 1:22 AM on November 28, 2012


I think NPH is swell, and I'm very happy with the way that gayness is so quickly becoming in media something that is unalien and just part of the whole tapestry of humanness, and I loved the 'behind the scenes' video a whole lot.

'Watch it 10 or 20 times... but under different IP addresses.' Heh.

I admit that I do find Chris Hardwick mildly annoying, but it is all good, since he Does Not Appear.
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken at 2:04 AM on November 28, 2012


I admit that I do find Chris Hardwick mildly annoying, but it is all good, since he Does Not Appear.

Well, he does appear (as guy-with-clipboard-and-tattoo) but he doesn't really contribute much chris-hardwick-ness. Personally, he sometimes rubs me the wrong way, but I've listened to him do some really fantastic interviews on his podcast, and I really appreciate the wide range of things he's putting together with the money he got to make the Nerdist Channel. Hell, anyone who can bring me more Bill Nye, NPH, and Neil DeGrasse Tyson gets a thumbs up in my book. (Incidentally, is there something about the name Neil that conveys powers of awesome? NPD, DeGrasse Tyson, Gaiman, Stephenson... I think there may be!)
posted by polymath at 11:17 AM on November 28, 2012 [1 favorite]


Yes it is a word of power.
posted by The Whelk at 11:21 AM on November 28, 2012 [2 favorites]


No, Whelk, you're thinking of "kneel".
posted by hippybear at 5:15 PM on November 28, 2012


Personally, he sometimes rubs me the wrong way, but I've listened to him do some really fantastic interviews on his podcast, and I really appreciate the wide range of things he's putting together with the money he got to make the Nerdist Channel. Hell, anyone who can bring me more Bill Nye, NPH, and Neil DeGrasse Tyson gets a thumbs up in my book

Oh absolutely, and I dip into the podcast with pleasure when there's someone on who interests me. I am only very mildly annoyed by him, and only when he gets a little too keen and chipper, basically.
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken at 2:21 AM on November 29, 2012


is there something about the name Neil that conveys powers of awesome? NPD, DeGrasse Tyson, Gaiman, Stephenson... I think there may be!

DON'T FORGET ARMSTRONG!

It's worth noting the same pun was done with NPH more recently
posted by oneswellfoop at 4:00 PM on November 29, 2012


The second episode is a Doctor Horrible reunion of sorts. Doctor's Office. With Nathan Fillion.
posted by zarq at 12:47 PM on December 4, 2012 [1 favorite]


Episode Two: Redemption.
posted by humboldt32 at 6:16 AM on December 5, 2012


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