The Top 10 Songs of: Gobo Fraggle

Kieran Moore – Are you feeling brave? I am. You see I’ve been taking courage lessons from one of history’s greatest explorers. No, not James Cook or Marco Polo – Gobo Fraggle of course! Gobo is the unofficial leader of the “Fraggle Five” and I don’t think it’s overstepping the mark to describe him as the…

Remembering Jerry Nelson

Jarrod Fairclough – Yesterday marked the fourth anniversary of the passing of Muppet performer Jerry Nelson, who for over 40 years played The Count on Sesame Street, originated Floyd Pepper on The Muppet Show, and played Gobo on Fraggle Rock. Rather than sit here and reflect on Jerry’s life and career, I thought it would be best to…

News Update: May 24th, 2013

NEWS UPDATE: May 24th 2013As we reported last week, The Muppet Movie is coming to Disney Blu-ray on August 13th. Unsurprisingly, the Muppet Facebook pages have been celebrating the upcoming release, but so has the official Disney fan-blog “Oh My Disney,“ which has come up with an article called “Reasons Why We’re Excited That The Muppet Movie Is…

News Update: April 27, 2013

NEWS UPDATE: April 27, 2013 The 30th Anniversary website for Fraggle Rock has officially launched with a wealth of new information about what to expect from the show’s upcoming anniversary promotions. This includes wall graphics in June, an all-encompassing collector’s book in July, and (most exciting) a so-called “Classic Music Collection” in November, plus much…

Gobo Finds His Voice Again

Yesterday afternoon (conveniently after our News Update was posted), a video was discovered on YouTube. The video is a promo for The Hub cable channel’s upcoming Fraggle Rockathon celebrating Fraggle Rock‘s 30th Anniversary. Why is this 20 second video noteworthy, I hear you ask? Because it features Gobo Fraggle speaking for the first time since…

Brand New Fraggle Music Video!!

We have been wondering for years if we would ever see them again… but here we are, in the year of their 30th anniversary, that Gobo, Mokey, Wembley, Boober, Red, and Uncle Traveling Matt return in full force!! That’s right, thanks to the combined efforts of The Jim Henson Company, Chris Hardwick, The Nerdist Channel,…

Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: Gobo Fraggle

Written by Ryan Dosier. GOBO FRAGGLE Performed by… Jerry Nelson First appearance… Fraggle Rock Episode 101: “Beginnings” (1983) Most recent appearance… The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (1990) Best known role… Leading, adventurous, smart, musical, confident Fraggle; leader of the Fraggle Five; nephew of Traveling Matt; best friend of Wembley; postcard collector WHO IS GOBO FRAGGLE? Gobo…

Los Fraguels

 Today we have an exciting look at a neat exhibit featuring actual Fraggles in Spain. It seems incredibly cool–so see for yourself! LOS FRAGUELS Christopher O’Connor – About 4 months ago I was looking around Muppet Wiki and I stumbled across a page called Los Fraguels, which I’m sure most of you will know is…