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Old 11-01-2011, 12:49 PM
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Last night's Craig Ferguson Rocky Horror Halloween Opener

http://youtu.be/sroqmHVueiI

So much awesome packed into three minutes.
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Old 11-01-2011, 05:36 PM
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Thank you! Two of my favorite things at the same time.
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Old 11-01-2011, 06:45 PM
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Three of mine: Craig, Halloween and Rocky Horror! Throw in some Doctor Who and it could have been four.
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Old 11-01-2011, 08:55 PM
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He did put haggis in the TARDIS later on in the show.
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Old 11-01-2011, 09:10 PM
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He did put haggis in the TARDIS later on in the show.
Is that code?
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Old 11-01-2011, 10:57 PM
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He did put haggis in the TARDIS later on in the show.
Oh yeah, I forgot about that.
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Old 11-01-2011, 11:36 PM
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Worst musical opening he ever did. They barely moved. And the lip-syncing was like watching a Japanese monster movie.
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Old 11-02-2011, 12:09 AM
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Three of mine: Craig, Halloween and Rocky Horror!
And sexy zombie babes.
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Old 11-02-2011, 12:18 AM
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It was cute, and the zombie babes were great, but it was no Honky-Tonk Badonkadonk.
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Old 11-02-2011, 12:58 AM
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Worst musical opening he ever did. They barely moved. And the lip-syncing was like watching a Japanese monster movie.
I'm a Craig fan but I must say I agree. I'm surprised by all the love for what seemed worse that his usual standard, to me.
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Old 11-02-2011, 05:13 AM
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Worst musical opening he ever did. They barely moved. And the lip-syncing was like watching a Japanese monster movie.
Did you see it live? Because I assumed that was just the audio being slightly out of sync with the video on the YouTube version. Did it air like that?

Quite a few people in the comments seem to think Craig actually sang that.

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Old 11-02-2011, 07:10 AM
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He played Brad Majors in the early 90's in London with Anthony Head from Buffy playing Frank N Furter. They talked about it last time he was on the show.
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Old 11-02-2011, 10:24 AM
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Did you see it live? Because I assumed that was just the audio being slightly out of sync with the video on the YouTube version. Did it air like that?

Quite a few people in the comments seem to think Craig actually sang that.
I DVR'd it, so it definitely aired that way.

I'm a Craig fan too, and I've seen all the other musical openers. Really, this was by far the worst. So it was from Rocky Horror. That doesn't automatically make this version good.

Zombie Babe Threesome would make an awesome band name, BTW.
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Old 11-02-2011, 11:25 AM
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I'm just happy they do them. But if it was subpart it could be, to some degree, because it was rushed.

According to Mark Evanier, who happened to be visiting the set on Monday (he's a friend of Neil Gaiman's), they had decided last week to not do the musical number and then apparently Ferguson showed up on Monday and said "let's do it after all." So they were rushed in putting it together and had limited rehearsal time.
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Old 11-02-2011, 12:38 PM
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I'm a Craig fan but I must say I agree. I'm surprised by all the love for what seemed worse that his usual standard, to me.
Thirded with my wife and I. We did not like it much, either, and we love craig.

Oops I did it again is our favorite one he's done, though.
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Old 11-02-2011, 03:20 PM
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I didn't love it either, and I usually adore their musical numbers. It could just be that I'm not familiar with the song.

My favourite song opening of his is Istanbul.
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Old 11-02-2011, 03:33 PM
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Addicted to love - it's true what they say - you can't be a comedian if you have any shame.
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Old 11-02-2011, 10:56 PM
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Amanda Palmer, Moby, Stephin Merritt & Neil Gaiman doing Rocky Horror on the show. Gaiman steals the show.
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Old 11-03-2011, 11:20 AM
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See what happens when you rehearse?
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