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DVD Bonus: Meet the Fraggles
Jim Henson's fantastical creations dance our cares away
DAILY Screens  May 15, 2013, by Richard Whittaker
"...And then there was Red Fraggle, the chaotic, chirpy, creative havok-wreaker of Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock. Well, actually, it was Henson's daughter Heather, his inspiration for the character..."

The AggreGAYtor: July 25
Your daily does of LGBTQ news
DAILY The Gay Place  July 25, 2012, by Brandon Watson
"...• Chick-fil-A yanks Jim Henson Creature Shop Puppet Premiums from its Kid's Meal. This is not how they do it down at Fraggle Rock...."

The Wonderful World of Frank Oz
It’s time to meet the folks behind Muppet Guys Talking
Screens Story  March 9, 2017, by Richard Whittaker
"...They taught us to count, the value of diversity, and what vaudeville was. They took us to Sesame Street and Fraggle Rock, to the storyteller’s fireplace and the world of the Dark Crystal..."

The Collected Shorts of Jan Svankmajer
The two-disc 'Collected Shorts' spans 27 years, and while some of the films don't fully cross the CGI generational divide, you can see in all of them why animators like Tim Burton have been so strongly influenced by Svankmajer's work
Screens Review  September 9, 2005, by Nora Ankrum
"...While the subtitling is spotty, it's rarely necessary (though regrettably missing from "Dimensions" and "The Death of Stalinism in Bohemia"), and the set includes the 1990 BBC doc "Animator of Prague," which offers a good introduction to the Czech surrealist movement and Svankmajer's role in it. Also Out NowFraggle Rock: Complete First Season (Hit Entertainment, $44.95): While the Czech Republic is known for its brilliant puppetry, here in the States we kept a country's worth of talent in one man: Jim Henson..."

Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith
Veering from moments of breathtakingly visualized valor to outright stupidity, Sith is a vast improvement over the previous two outings, but still and all, it’s no Star Wars.
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Film Review  May 20, 2005, by Marc Savlov
"...Much of the storyline, also, is predicated on the fact that every major character appears to be a rank amateur when it comes to presupposing their opponents’ tactical and political maneuvering. This goes double for the Jedi Council, who might as well be from Fraggle Rock for all the strategic cunning they display in the face of the far more guileful Empire..."

Free Comic Book Day
Nine years in, the annual event is winning big crowds and new comics readers
Arts Story  April 30, 2010, by Robert Faires
"...(Dragon's Lair is doubling its order this year.) Austin Books & Comics Manager Brandon Zuern estimates 1,200 to 1,500 people visited the store for FCBD last year. Up in Round Rock, Randy Lander of Rogues Gallery Comics & Games reports that 2009 was his store's "best-attended Free Comic Book Day in the eight years we've been doing it."..."

TV Eye
My NYTVF Notebook
Screens Column  September 14, 2007, by Belinda Acosta
"...It's also enormously funny. Janowitz says the BBC's I'm Alan Partridge inspired him, but I think of Gnome as Curb Your Enthusiasm crash-landing in Fraggle Rock...."

Cop au Vin and Inspecteur Lavardin
In making its big move, the French New Wave was never about polarizing class, but that hasn't stopped some critics and contemporaries from all but labeling Claude Chabrol's work as bourgeois, processed, and better suited to the small screen
Screens Review  August 12, 2005, by Shawn Badgley
"...The Muppet Show: Season One (Buena Vista Home Video, $39.99): Kermit drives the ladies crazy; Vincent Price makes his legendary appearance; look for the slightly more wild and wooly Fraggle Rock: Complete First Season next month...."

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