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Sex, Drugs and Soft Toys - The Making of Meet the Feebles Television – 1989 Documentary

Sex, Drugs and Soft Toys - The Making of Meet the Feebles

Television – 1989 Documentary

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Made for a TVNZ arts show, this revealing documentary looks at how the strings were pulled to make Peter Jackson's low-budget sophomore feature, Meet the Feebles. An old Wellington railway shed fizzes with energy and imagination as a team peppered with future Oscar-winners — Selkirk, Taylor and co — craft the gleefully subversive Muppets parody. Jackson muses on his influences, processes and propensity for "savage humour" in a fascinating interview. Included is footage of his childhood films — war movies and stop motion animation made with his first 8mm camera.

That’ll do Richard — good vomit work!
- Jackson on set