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January 15, 2005 5:55 AM   Subscribe

The Rocky Horror Muppet Show.
posted by Faint of Butt (22 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite

 
Okay, someone with Final Cut and a lot of time on their hands needs to make this into a real movie.
posted by the wind at 6:34 AM on January 15, 2005


... plus a team of very good lawyers for the inevitable law suit ...
posted by kaemaril at 6:39 AM on January 15, 2005


yup--this has to be video or flash or something. : >
posted by amberglow at 7:29 AM on January 15, 2005


It's just a script? What a rip-off! (I was expecting the actual thing...)
posted by sexymofo at 7:31 AM on January 15, 2005


I just read that all the way through. It's actually not bad.

But -- but someone spent an awful lot of time putting that together. I'm 80% impressed, 20% scared, and 20% eager to see a version of this in some teeny black box theatre, which is the only possibly place it could ever see the light of day.
posted by chicobangs at 8:17 AM on January 15, 2005


And that's 120% anticipation, so somebody better get on it before chicobangs explodes!
posted by cortex at 9:29 AM on January 15, 2005


Hey waitiminute! That's 120 percent!

on preview: what he said.
posted by Robot Johnny at 9:30 AM on January 15, 2005


I will not be able to watch the Muppets, the Rocky Horror Picture Show or attend a con again without thinking of this. And giggling.

Ghods, the 80's must have sucked out my brains!
posted by QIbHom at 10:14 AM on January 15, 2005


Some of the references seem a bit tacky/nerdy, but the consitency and the concept of eaten sheet music is absolutely astounding.

Too bad the rights to this would be impossible to get. >_<
posted by themadjuggler at 10:30 AM on January 15, 2005


mmmm..... furry fanfic. close enough anyway.
posted by Arch Stanton at 11:39 AM on January 15, 2005


Excellent!
posted by me3dia at 12:57 PM on January 15, 2005


Some of the references seem a bit tacky/nerdy

It's the Muppets meets Rocky Horror. This redefines tacky and nerdy.
posted by NickDouglas at 2:03 PM on January 15, 2005


I've seen a different version of the Rocky Horror Muppet Show performed by the Vicarious Theatre Company in Seattle.
posted by Tenuki at 3:34 PM on January 15, 2005


Not bad at all! This was actually quite close to the calibre of the original show.
posted by orange swan at 3:42 PM on January 15, 2005


[this is good]
posted by kamylyon at 4:13 PM on January 15, 2005


Tenuki, where do the puppeteers' hands go on the muppets in your linked photos?
posted by billsaysthis at 5:49 PM on January 15, 2005


up and back
posted by Tenuki at 7:30 PM on January 15, 2005


Jesus, they actually PERFORMED this?
Un-be-fucking-lievable.
posted by teferi at 8:47 PM on January 15, 2005


tefari - all kinds of stuff gets performed at Filk cons. I suspect, although do not know this for a fact, that this playlet was the focus performance on Saturday night.

[A filk con/filk festival, for those who may not know, is a weekend party with a hotel full of of people who write and/or perform filks (songs generally with a SF/Fantasy theme, sometimes written to existing songs, sometimes completely original). Filkers like to take a one line joke (like Rocky Horror Muppet Show) and run with it. OVFF is the Ohio Valley Filk Festival.]

As far as I know, it was a one-off performance (although I wouldn't be surprised if they did it again somewhere else).
posted by jlkr at 9:12 PM on January 15, 2005


Actually, when I was a wee'un, I remember reading an issue of Muppet magazine (there was such a thing; the highlight was usually Miss Piggy's advice column) in which there was an extended cartoon parody of RHPS. I remember almost nothing about it as I didn't know the movie then -- but I remember that I remembered it the first time I saw the movie.
posted by Epenthesis at 10:34 PM on January 15, 2005


Then there's The Rocky and Bullwinkle Horror Picture Show, via MeFi 2003.
posted by wendell at 1:40 AM on January 16, 2005


After doing RHPS for a while, I would suspect that that may have just been a theme night and that they didn't actually perform the Rocky Horror Muppet Show -script- so much as the normal RHPS went on with characters dressed in some sort of cross-over getup.
posted by taursir at 11:34 AM on January 16, 2005


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