Are You British? Did You Tape Any Episodes Of Fraggle Rock On VHS? Do They Still Exist?

Fraggle Rock was a very interesting televisual creation from Jim Henson. Coming up to an anniversary however, there’s something missing.

Unbeknownst to many viewers, the bits of the show that they saw above the Rock differed from country to country. The USA got Doc, his workshop and Sprocket…

While the UK got The Captain, his lighthouse and Sprocket. France and Germany also got their own equivalents.

These days, when Fraggle Rock is repeated in the UK, they only show the US version. Partly due to legal and contractual reasons but also because… the UK versions of Fraggle Rock have been wiped.

It’s true, while most serious wipings of UK TV, losings episode of Doctor Who, Dad’s Army, Not Only But Also and much more took place in the sixties and seventies, Fraggle Rock is rather a recent victim of such short term thinking. Out of ninety-six episodes, only twelve of the UK versions have been found. The most likely place they could be found is on people’s VHS cassette tapes, which are being landfilled by the day.

The odds are that if you live in Britain, and you have a copy of an old Fraggle Rock on a video somewhere, then it is one of the missing episodes. If so, please, get in touch…

And Finally… Milo Manara Does It Again…

February’s ‘Play’ Loot Crate Has A KidRobot Vinyl In It

KingFlash01CovDIncenSalasCol

The Men Who Took Away Zarkov’s Pants, Ben Acker And Ben Blacker Talk King: Flash Gordon

Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show – Thor, Bitch Planet, Multiversity, Casanova, They’re Not Like Us, The Dying & the Dead, And More!

Battlefield Hardline Open Beta Hitting In Early February

UncannyXMen266

Chart Appeal: The Gambit Checklist

ignfinalv1jpg-c41deb_610w

Star Wars Battlefront Gets Its First Concept Art – A Better Look Coming In Spring

Watch 22 Minutes Of Evolve Single Player In This New Commentary Video

PeterCapaldiBoard

Pop Culture Hounding Doctor Who With Mike Collins At Malta Comic Con

B8E-Q0QCAAAL6bZ

Dean Haspiel Waves His Wand At Wizard World