Meet the Feebles

Meet the Feebles

Donna Akersten
Director: Peter Jackson Cast: Donna Akersten
Donna Akersten
, Stuart Devenie
Stuart Devenie
, Mark Hadlow
Mark Hadlow
Peter Jackson


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Bearing the same relationship to The Muppet Show that Fritz the Cat does to Felix the Cat, Meet the Feebles is a gleefully rude, decidedly adult comedy about the backstage goings-on amongst an eccentric group of puppets the day before their televised variety special. Made by director Peter Jackson, creator of Bad Taste and Heavenly Creatures, the film features a wide ensemble of creatures known as "The Feebles," led by a walrus named Bletch, the show's gruff, corrupt producer. Amongst the central figures are Heidi the Hippo, the show's prima donna singer; the fey fox Sebastian, who acts as the show's director; and the lovable (and love-struck) Robert the Hedgehog. Other cast members include a sex-crazed rabbit suffering from VD, a junkie frog prone to Vietnam War flashbacks, and a rat who directs porno movies in the theater's basement. Romantic jealousies, drug deals gone wrong, murders, and other scandalous activities all threaten to wreak havoc amongst the cast, with all these problems reaching their climax on the evening of the big show (which comes complete with musical numbers). The film's extremely dark sense of humor is supported by skillful gross-out effects and a winningly irreverent attitude.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/18/2006
UPC: 0018619077078
Original Release: 1989
Rating: NR
Source: Jef Films
Region Code: 0
Time: 1:32:00

Special Features

Scene access; Digitally remastered; Enhanced audio

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Donna Akersten Voice Only
Stuart Devenie Voice Only
Mark Hadlow Heidi/Robert
Ross Jolly Voice Only
Brian Sergent The Fly,Wynyard the Frog,Trevor the Rat
Peter Vere-Jones Voice Only
Mark Wright Voice Only

Technical Credits
Peter Jackson Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Jim Booth Producer
Peter Dasent Score Composer
Michael Kane Production Designer
Murray Milne Cinematographer
Danny Mulheron Screenwriter
Jamie Selkirk Editor
Stephen Sinclair Screenwriter
Frances Walsh Screenwriter

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Meet the Feebles
2. Chapter 1 [9:16]
3. Chapter 2 [10:47]
4. Chapter 3 [9:01]
5. Chapter 4 [13:20]
6. Chapter 5 [11:15]
7. Chapter 6 [12:15]
8. Chapter 7 [9:10]
9. Chapter 8 [9:04]

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