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    Kind of disturbing

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    Re: Kind of disturbing

    Big Bird is not a muppet.


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    Re: Kind of disturbing

    Kermit seems to be rocking a good buzz, too.


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    Re: Kind of disturbing

    Quote Originally Posted by yaman3 View Post
    Big Bird is not a muppet.
    I respectfully disagree.



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    Re: Kind of disturbing

    Quote Originally Posted by yaman3 View Post
    Big Bird is not a muppet.
    Yeah he is.



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    Re: Kind of disturbing

    What decides a muppet and what doesn't? Big Bird was in The Muppet movie, but was not part of the actual group, so I agree, he isn't a muppet. He is a Jim Henson family member, but shouldn't be a muppet.

    Still a bit creepy though.



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    Re: Kind of disturbing

    Quote Originally Posted by yaman3 View Post
    Big Bird is not a muppet.
    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    I respectfully disagree.

    Muppet - A type of puppet popularised by Sesame Street and The Muppet Show, typically operated with one hand of the puppeteer inside the head and a rod to move one arm of the puppet

    Big Bird is a full body suit, so according to this deffinition, BB is not muppet, but many of the other Sesame Street characters are.


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    Re: Kind of disturbing

    Quote Originally Posted by cyhiphopp View Post
    Muppet - A type of puppet popularised by Sesame Street and The Muppet Show, typically operated with one hand of the puppeteer inside the head and a rod to move one arm of the puppet

    Big Bird is a full body suit, so according to this deffinition, BB is not muppet, but many of the other Sesame Street characters are.
    Precisely.


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    Muppet - A type of puppet popularised by Sesame Street and The Muppet Show, typically operated with one hand of the puppeteer inside the head and a rod to move one arm of the puppet
    Game, set and match good sir.



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    Re: Kind of disturbing

    Wikipedia says he's a muppet, so that's pretty much that.



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    Re: Kind of disturbing

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Game, set and match good sir.
    Muppet was what they called a puppet. Big Bird is not a puppet nor is he a muppet.


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    Re: Kind of disturbing

    Quote Originally Posted by yaman3 View Post
    Muppet was what they called a puppet. Big Bird is not a puppet nor is he a muppet.
    False.



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    Re: Kind of disturbing

    Muppets, specifically those from the Muppet Show, kick ***. Big Bird does not, so I don't want him to be given the muppet tag. I guess it is just a personal vendetta.


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    Re: Kind of disturbing

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    False.
    Explain. It was a combination of Marionette and Puppet. Big Bird is a muppet in terms of branding and tradmark, but he does not fit in with all the others.


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    Re: Kind of disturbing

    Bart: Dad, what's a muppet?

    Homer: Well, it's not quite a mop, and it's not quite a puppet, but man... *laughs* So, to answer your question, I don't know.



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