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Weeks
04-03-2005, 08:15 AM
Real question!

I don't / can't watch the show enough to know the answer.

I've never seen a woman actually speak on " The Wiggles" In fact, I've only seen two women dressed up so heavily with make up ( one being dressed as a man) that I just barely made them out as women.

Is this true? Are women personna non grata in the Wiggles' World?

Moirai
04-03-2005, 10:12 AM
Nope, you are wrong. I'm watching the damn things right now!

Early on, there was a lady pirate on Captain Feathersword's crew who spoke quite a bit. The policewoman appears to be mute, though she seems to talk with her whistle.

And there are lots of bit parts for girls, most of which are speaking parts.

Dorothy the Dinosaur appears to be female, does that count?

:D

samclem
04-03-2005, 10:26 AM
This is more of a Cafe Society question, so let's move it from GQ.

Weeks
04-03-2005, 12:23 PM
Cafe' soc.? whatever......... :rolleyes:

Unauthorized Cinnamon
04-03-2005, 02:22 PM
Off the top of my head, women who have lines on The Wiggles:

Pirate Jolly
Miss Fez
Sports commentator, I forget her name
Zardo Zap
Lilly Lavender and her assistant
Madame Bouffant
Ginger the Mechanic
Fiona Fitbelly
Dr. Verygood
The doctor who diagnosed Greg's lost sense of humor, I forget if she had a name

Female non-humans:
Flora Door
Dorothy
The Fishettes

But yeah, the main human characters are all male.

Yes, my kid is hooked, and I can sing every damn song and just about recite every episode. Help me.

Odesio
04-03-2005, 02:36 PM
O

Yes, my kid is hooked, and I can sing every damn song and just about recite every episode. Help me.

Wags the dog.

He likes to tango.

Wags the dog.

He calls in Mango.


Marc

squeegee
04-03-2005, 03:17 PM
Hot potato, hot potato.
Hot potato, hot potato.
Hot potato, hot potato.
Potato. Potato, potato, potato.

Cold spaghetti, Cold spaghetti...

Bosda Di'Chi of Tricor
04-03-2005, 04:14 PM
What the Unamalgamated Hoo-Ha are you people talking about? :confused:

Unauthorized Cinnamon
04-03-2005, 04:45 PM
We're talking the ear-wormiest show ever (http://www.thewiggles.com.au/CD/real/index.html), aimed at preschoolers.

For instance, Captain Feathersword Fell Asleep:

Quack, quack, quack, quack, quack
Cock a doodle doo
Quack, quack, quack, quack, quack
Cock a doodle doo
Quack, quack, quack
A doodley doo

squeegee
04-03-2005, 04:46 PM
Kid's TV. See? (http://www.thewiggles.com.au/)

Cunctator
04-03-2005, 05:21 PM
What the Unamalgamated Hoo-Ha are you people talking about? :confused:
No Australian with young children could possibly ask that question. :)

Bosda Di'Chi of Tricor
04-03-2005, 05:29 PM
Thank Og I had the sound turned off!
I couldn't bear hearing them sing!

danceswithcats
04-03-2005, 05:55 PM
Children of my friends used to watch that show so much we took up crafting alternate lyrics to maintain sanity:

Dance, dance, dance alot,
dance like you've been smoking pot ;)

JThunder
04-03-2005, 10:54 PM
So if there are no female Wiggles, how does their race procreate? Are they allowed to breed with the various non-Wiggle species? Wouldn't this result in non-fecund offspring?

Moirai
04-08-2005, 08:57 PM
Quick update, Wiggles fans. Just announced- the top entertainer money-wise in Australia last year was not Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe OR AC/DC.

It was The Wiggles. They made something insane like $35 million bucks last year, way up from the $10 mil they made the year before.

Holy flurking schmidt!

Scary, but also scary smart!

Baggins111
04-08-2005, 09:49 PM
I used to love to watch The Wiggles with my ex-girlfiend's little son. Mainly because of Leanne Halloran. She played Officer Beaples, Zardo Zap, and was the choreographer in the early years. She is hot.

The bad part is that it's been two years since I've seen a Wiggles TV show and I still know the songs.

I would love to down a few beers with Captain Feathersword. Paul Paddick seems like a cool guy.

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