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"I watchedWhere'd Ya Go Bernadette,it was entertaining enough but what did it all add up to in the end,not sure.I also watchedAngel Has Fallen,which was silly,made no sense in parts but who cares,it was a fun movie."-Rami

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Aug 17 2018

Showbiz History: Wild at Heart,Treasure Island,Superbad, Etc...

A dozen random things that happened on this day (Aug 17th) in showbiz history...

1920Maureen O'Hara born on this day in Dublin.We've written about her frequently.We ♥️.

1934The first (of many) sound film adaptations ofTreasure Islandthe novel opens in movie theaters starring Oscar winners Lionel Barrymore and Wallace Beery,along with child star Jackie Cooper,himself already an Oscar nominee...the youngest Best Actor nominee of all time in point of fact.Cooper and Berry had previously co-starred in the instant classic tearjerkerThe Champ(1931)  so the advertising pushed the reunion hard...

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Nov 25 2011

Mr.Bimbo and all the Minor Muppet Magic

Robert here.The universe of the Muppets has always overwhelmed me.The idea of naming a favorite character or film eludes me as I love so many of them. The bigness of the Muppet world seems to great to pick any one item and place it above the rest.Yet one of the small things I think of and come back to again and again,when discussing why I love the Muppets is in fact very minor element from a film that's not very good (though my wife would argue vehemently that no combination of Muppets,pirates and Tim Curry could ever be bad).
Meet Mr.Bimbo.
Mr.Bimbo is the little man who lives in the index finger of Fozzie Bear's left hand.This is,of course, Fozzie Bear starring as the character Squire Trelawny in Muppet Treasure Island,a concept that didn't always work for the Muppets,in a film that works even less.But I love Mr.Bimbo.I think it's because Mr.Bimbo epitomizes all that is innocent and pure and completely anarchaically ludicrous about the Muppets.It's a gag that requires not so much complexity as devotion and Fozzie is up to the task.And it's a sign that in every Muppet movie,regardless of quailty,there's something redeeming.Whenever someone mentions Muppet Treasure Island(it happens more than you'd expect) I don't think of how the film was a disappointment,or a sign that the Muppets were running on empty.I think of Mr.Bimbo.

What's your favorite small thing in a Muppet movie?Perhaps it's a minor character or a line reading or something else entirely.