59 - Gord Robertson (Zoboomafoo, Fraggle Rock, The Jim Henson Hour)


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Under The Puppet


http://www.UnderThePuppet.com - Gord Robertson was the puppeteer of Zoboomafoo, the talking Lemur from the television show of the same name.  He also played Bill, the psychopathic ventriloquist dummy on the tv show Puppets Who Kill.  I sit down with Gord Robertson to talk about his career that began as a puppeteer and suit performer on Fraggle Rock and continues to this day in tv shows movies such as the recent thriller Come Play. Also, this month you can win a set of pins inspired by Jim Henson's doodles!  Listen to find out how to enter. For even more of my talk with Gord Robertson,  check out the Under The Puppet app for iOS and Android and click the Gift icon in the listing for this episode. Transcript of this interview is available to the Saturday Morning Media Patreon Patrons! CONNECT WITH GORD:WEBSITE - http://puppetsandpilates.com IMDB - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0731854/ DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW: Dell'Arte School Fraggle Rock Richard Hunt Jerry Nelson Rob Mills Trish Leeper Short Circuit 2 Sesame Park The Jim Henson Hour Kevin Clash Center for Puppetry Arts Shari Lewis Mallory Lewis Lamb Chop’s Play-Along The Charlie Horse Music Pizza Brats of the Lost Nebula Bill Barretta Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Zoboomafoo Frank Meschkuleit Joan Parkinson Puppets Who Kill Steve Whitmire Come Play Russ Walko Andy Hayward Mindwarp Productions Le Monde magique de Lorenzo CLIPS HEARD IN THIS EPISODE: FRAGGLE ROCK - https://youtu.be/fhe50xDVT_Y ZABOOMAFOO - https://youtu.be/mkzEL6bdvJQ PUPPETS WHO KILL - https://youtu.be/0nPrHS_zPHg HEAR NEW EPISODES EARLY! GET BONUS CONTENT! DOWNLOAD THE FREE UNDER THE PUPPET APP! IOS - https://apple.co/2WZ4uZg ANDROID - https://bit.ly/2RwcFev CONNECT WITH THE SHOW http://www.instagram.com/underthepuppet http://www.twitter.com/underthepuppet CONNECT WITH GRANT http://www.MrGrant.comhttp://www.twitter.com/toasterboy https://instagram.com/throwingtoasters/ Art by Parker Jacobs Music by Dan Ring Edited by Stephen Staver Help us make more shows like this one.  Become a patron of Saturday Morning Media and get cool rewards!  Visit www.patreon.com/saturdaymorningmedia for info! ©2021 Saturday Morning Media - http://www.saturdaymorningmedia.com