Thursday, March 12, 2009

Mother Forest, Abort That Child

Can someone who is more familiar with secondary Muppet characters please tell me what is going on here?






















It is...a log-baby? Being cradled by a space pig? This little nightmare appears on pages 1, 3, and 6 of Muppets in Space and subsequently vanishes from the book entirely, leaving not a word of explanation in his wake. Huge mistake, author! As Chekhov once wrote, "If in the first act you have put a log-baby, then in the following one the log-baby must die in a fire. Otherwise don't put it there."

11 comments:

Shannon said...

weird, the bananas had to be freeze dried but apples are OK.

Harry said...

I think you might appreciate this: http://xrl.us/bejcvg

Tricia said...

Nice catch, Shannon. I am shocked to discover such sloppiness in a Muppet novelty book, of all places.

Oh my God, Harry, you know what I like! That video just performed French surgery on my vision.

steef said...

I hate to be the only Star Trek geek here, but that would be the Captain's Log!

Tricia said...

DETECTIVE

Admiral Farragut said...

I was just going to point out that your quote was from Mr. Chechov, not the writer, but steef has gotten here firstest with the mostest. I shall retire from the field.

Tricia said...

Didn't I say that?

Anonymous said...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pavel_Chekov

Tricia said...
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Tricia said...

Oh dear, now might be a good time to tell you that any Star Trek joke you ever make will be lost on me. No matter what! So don't even try! Also, should I be concerned about the extreme prescience I displayed in invoking Chekhov in the first place, unknowingly? Is there a doctor for this?

Anonymous said...

I believe that might be Little Otik.