Meet the Feebles
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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… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 70%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"While I found parts of it diabolically clever and funny, I thought the setup was overlong and certain aspects of the production either didn't work or were needlessly overdone."
‑ James Berardinelli, ReelViews
"O senso de humor grosseiro e apelativo poderia condenar esta estranha produção - caso não fosse estrelada por marionetes adoravelmente detestáveis."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"A strange little film showing, once again, what an incredible director Jackson is."
‑ Alex Sandell, Juicy Cerebellum
"More generous observers might cite the parallel with bad taste guru John Waters; but compared to this shallow crap, even the Baltimore Bard's offerings run deep."
‑ Nigel Floyd, Time Out
"You'll laugh till your sides split"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"The world's only splatter puppet show!"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Destined to stand as an unfortunate footnote to Mr. Jackson's career."
‑ Janet Maslin, New York Times
"Pure ****ing genius. Homicidal puppets with VD just get me every time."
‑ Luke Y. Thompson, New Times
"Hello Feebles. I'm amused and nauseated."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
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