Monday, 23 November 2015

Coronation Street: a bunch of Muppets

I missed Flaming Nora’s blog post last week about the Warburton’s Christmas advert, and I saw the ad for the first time last night. I’m trying to cut down on bread so I hope it’s the first and last time I see it, but it was great to know some of Hollywood’s biggest stuffed stars are Corrie fans.

It also got me wondering what Corrie would look like if the characters were replaced with muppets. In some cases, I’m sure you’ll agree, we wouldn’t know the difference...                                                                                                                         

Beth Tinker                                                                  Miss Piggy

                         


                              Ken Barlow                                                        Sam the Eagle

 

                                         Norris Cole                                   Dr Bunsen Honeydew


 

                               Roy Cropper                                                        Guy Smiley


 

                                Rowlf the Dog                                                       Fiz

 

                                   Janice                                                                   Erica

 

                                          Kermit the Frog                                     Gail McIntyre



And my favourite...

Rita & Mavis

                                          
      Zobi & Kami

Can you think of any other Muppet / Corrie likenesses?

@StevieDawson


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13 comments:

Tvor said...

Love it! The only problem with Guy Smiley is that Roy isn't really outgoing nor is his "smiley" :) Kevin might be more like Sam, being much more gruff and moody than Ken, I suppose. Personality wise, even Norris is closer to Sam :) IT's fun to do this. My husband and I have done this comparing Corrie characters to other popular shows in the past

Stevie Dawson said...

Thanks, yes I based most of them mainly on the physical similarities. Hope nobody takes offence! :)

Conversation Street said...

Love this! Good job! We'll have to see if we can come up with any more..

Anonymous said...

This provided my Monday morning chuckle - many thanks! Beth Tinker and Miss Piggy are a perfect pairing, for sure!

Tvor said...

Beaker.....Chesney!

Anonymous said...

sweetums = Eileen :)

Stevie Dawson said...

I had Beaker with Ches but I couldn't find a suitable photo!

Anonymous said...

Liz's zigzag necklace always reminded me of Kermit's collar, actually.

Anonymous said...

Norris = oscar the grouch :)

Tyler Smith said...

Animal - Kirk
Fozzie the Bear - Alf Roberts/Fred Elliot?
Steve reminds me of Rowlf more than Fiz, as does Raquel with Janice.

corrierules said...
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corrierules said...

Sarah as Big Bird,with that fuzzy yellow coat!

Anonymous said...

I think Sarah had a fight with Big Bird for that fuzzy yellow coat and unfortunately Big Bird lost - or at least the coat did.

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