Monday, September 17, 2007

Mean Spirited Monday

Every Monday morning I post a picture of some random celebrity, or non-celebrity for you to comment on. Remember to have fun and be mean spirited with your comments.

I can't imagine anyone having anything mean to say about this week's subject. To be honest, while this isn't my favorite character, I don't really harbor any ill will toward him. The fact is, I'm seeing an oral surgeon this afternoon and unless something unforeseen happens, I'll be having a wisdom tooth extracted. From what people tell me, I can expect a lot of pain, discomfort, swelling and bleeding over the next few days. So I had to find a scapegoat to direct my anger at, which brings us to this week's Mean Spirited Monday.

It's Dr. Teeth, lead singer of the Electric Mayhem! Let the meanness begin!


8 comments:

  1. I'll get things started.

    When I was little, Dr. Teeth always creeped me out. I think my conservative parents influenced my thoughts that the Dr. and his traveling band were just a bunch of drugged out hippies traveling around and causing trouble.

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  2. Dr. Teeth is high as a kite ALL THE TIME. Plus I think his teeth are actually dentures. And everyone knows that Janice is the brains behind The Electric Mayhem.

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  3. I have nothing bad to say about Dr. Teeth. As a musician, it is his responsibility to be high as a kite all the time.
    Oddly enough, though, I almost posted a little blurb very recently about what do I do for what's probably a cavity when I don't have health insurance, and I was going to work the name Dr. Teeth in there somewhere. Toothache went away so I'm not going to think about it anymore.

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  4. Dr. Teeth is Grover's cousin The Pimp Drug Dealer. They just toned it down for television.

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  5. Dr. Teeth was the weakest part of the Muppets Show.

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  6. 1. Multiple puppeteers required to operate his lengthy arms, resulting in cost overruns that eventually killed the Muppet Show

    2. His addiction to horse tranquilizers was a real distraction

    3. Love triangle between Dr. T, Animal and Janice, although filled with creative tension that fueled the band's songwriting, caused spectacular Fleetwood Mac-esque breakup

    4. Despite lofty title, was not a real medical doctor -- he only had a Ph.D in philosophy from Oxford

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  7. Personally, I think Dr. Teeth was certainly one in a million. He said so himself in the Christmas special "A Muppet Family Christmas" that he was proud of being a weirdo. So yeah he is pretty weird, but that's just his personality and the way he was intended to be when Jim Henson started to perform more than 30 years ago. I just think it's sad that he's not seen anymore due to Jim's death.

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