It is time to dance your cares away, as a result of Jim Henson’s beloved ’80s youngsters present, “Fraggle Rock,” is coming again as a brand new short-form sequence on Apple TV+.
The unique gang — Gobo, Crimson, Boober, Mokey, Wembley and Uncle Touring Matt — will come collectively as soon as once more on “Fraggle Rock: Rock On!” New episodes of the reboot will premiere Tuesdays on the Apple TV+ app, even with out a subscription. That is proper — it is free!
Consistent with social distancing tips, the entire mini-episodes, which run wherever from three to five minutes lengthy, have been shot utilizing iPhone 11s on the houses of the artists and manufacturing group.
Within the authentic present, the Fraggles went on adventures of their caves that span the space between the worlds of the Gorgs and the people, also called the “foolish creatures.” Within the reboot, these completely happy small creatures are working towards social isolation and solely interacting with each other via “doozertubes” — gadgets that have been created by the Doozers, these tiny, hard-working creatures who share Fraggle Rock.
The primary episode “Shine On” was launched final week and exhibits the Fraggles receiving their new doozertubes. Now that the group can lastly work together with each other, they sing “Shine On, Shine On Me” in celebration.
The unique present aired on HBO for 5 seasons from 1983 to 1987. “Fraggle Rock” impressed a derivative animated sequence on NBC, which solely ran for one season. In 2015, there have been rumors a couple of movie adaption starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, however since then nothing has been produced.