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'Melonpool Quickcast'

Melonpool Quickcast #23: Goin’ Down to Puppetown

Posted Monday, April 9th, 2007 at 0:20am

This week Mayberry and Roberta tour Puppetown Productions in Hollywood, CA. Now, what would a couple of aliens possibly learn at a studio that builds puppets? Watch for puppet versions of Beck and Carl Malone from Crank Yankers!

Melonpool Quickcast #22: Alien Fresh Jerky

Posted Friday, March 23rd, 2007 at 23:06pm

That’s right! The Melonpool Quickcast has returned! Mayberry and Roberta happen upon a familiar-looking store on their way to Las Vegas: an Alien Beef Jerky shop!

Holiday Havoc Day 13: Melonpool

Posted Thursday, December 21st, 2006 at 16:01pm

Today, we’ve got a special holiday video from Steve Troop and Quick Stop’s very own “Melonpool Quickcast,” wherein the “Melonpool” gang wishes everyone’s favorite droid a healthy helping of holiday cheer…

Melonpool Quickcast #20: Bloopers!

Posted Friday, November 10th, 2006 at 12:41pm

It’s amazing that the Melonpool Quickcasts ever get done, what with all the flubbed lines, broken puppets, missed cues and uncooperative props… good thing video tapes are cheap!

Melonpool Quickcast #19: It’s the Great Pumpkin, Mayberry Melonpool!

Posted Friday, October 27th, 2006 at 10:01am

Mayberry and Roberta await a visit from The Great Pumpkin.

Melonpool Quickcast #18: Mayberry Meets Steve Rude

Posted Friday, October 20th, 2006 at 3:26am

Mayberry interviews Eisner Award winning artist and all-around nice guy Steve Rude at the San Diego Comic-Con.

Melonpool Quickcast #17: Cast Off!

Posted Friday, October 13th, 2006 at 5:55am

Ralph and Roberta attempt to cast roles for their new musical adaption of EARTH GIRLS ARE EASY. Where’s Jeff Goldblum when you need him?

Melonpool Quickcast #16: Mayberry Meets Amber Tamblyn

Posted Saturday, October 7th, 2006 at 3:16am

Amber Tamblyn (star of “The Grudge 2″ and “Joan of Arcadia,”) is interviewed at the San Diego Comic-Con by Mayberry … or does she interview him?

Melonpool Quickcast #15: Sammy’s Apartment

Posted Friday, September 29th, 2006 at 15:41pm

We haven’t seen a lot of Sammy the Hammy here at the Melonpool Quickcast. Mayberry catches up with everybody’s favorite 220-lb hamster as he shows off his new residence…

Melonpool Quickcast #14: Melonpool’s a Comic, Too!

Posted Saturday, September 23rd, 2006 at 21:58pm

Once upon a time, Melonpool wasn’t just the puppet show you’ve all come to know and love — he was the subject of over 10 years of daily comics at Melonpool.com! Enjoy a few moments, set to the music of Jalea Bates, the hottest protocol droid since Dot Matrix…

Melonpool Quickcast #13: Blank Label Comics

Posted Friday, September 15th, 2006 at 5:55am

Mayberry and Ralph match wits with Blank Label Comics cartoonists Kristofer Straub (Starslip Crisis), Howard Tayler (Schlock Mercenary), David Willis (Shortpacked) and Steve Tripp — er — Troop (Melonpool).

Melonpool Quickcast #12: Star Trekkin’

Posted Friday, September 8th, 2006 at 6:04am

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of STAR TREK, Mayberry interviews Denise Crosby (Tasha Yar from ST: THE NEXT GENERATION), and ST: NEW VOYAGES alums John Kelley (Dr. Leonard “Bones” McCoy) and Jeff Quinn (Mr. Spock) at the 2006 Dragon*Con!

Melonpool Quickcast #11: Mayberry meets Greg the Bunny

Posted Friday, September 1st, 2006 at 0:29am

Mayberry and Greg the Bunny (star of IFC and formerly of FOX) at the San Diego Comic-Con. They speak of shared puppet experiences, as well as some of their favorite movies. Watch for a special guest appearance by Warren the Ape and a cameo by Seth Green after the closing credits!

Melonpool Quickcast 10: Summertime

Posted Friday, August 25th, 2006 at 6:54am

With Summer drawing to a close, this can only mean one thing… a musical number!

Melonpool Quickcast #9: Twilight at 20,000 Feet?

Posted Friday, August 18th, 2006 at 5:03am

Submitted for your approval: An alien and his dog take a seemingly insignificant airplane voyage to a destination known… as the Twilight Zone… or is it?

Melonpool Quickcast #8: A Tale of Three Cartoonists

Posted Friday, August 11th, 2006 at 0:07am

Mayberry chats with Eisner Award winners Scott Kurtz (”PVP”, “Truth, Justin, and the American Way”) and Doug TenNapel (”Iron West”, “Earthworm Jim”), as well as Internet staple Stephen Notley (”Bob the Angry Flower”) in another round of interviews at the San Diego Comic-Con.

Melonpool Quickcast #7: The Search for Routh

Posted Friday, August 4th, 2006 at 18:32pm

melonpoolsm.gifRalph and Mayberry reflect on San Diego Comic-Con and Ralph’s quest to meet the star of “Superman Returns.”

Melonpool Quickcast #6: Meeting “Johnny Depp”

Posted Friday, July 28th, 2006 at 3:05am

melonpoolsm.gifHaunted by the claims he made in Melonpool Quickcast #4, Ralph Zinobop interviews Captain Jack Sparrow… or does he?

Melonpool Quickcast #5: Sam Takes Long Beach

Posted Friday, July 21st, 2006 at 4:47am

melonpoolsm.gifSam T. Dogg explores everything the Long Beach California has to offer… at least as far as he’s concerned…

Melonpool Quickcast #4: Getting Ready for Comic-Con

Posted Friday, July 14th, 2006 at 3:15am

melonpoolsm.gifRalph and Mayberry attend to some last-minute details before San Diego Comic-Con International July 20-23. See you at Booth #1330!

Melonpool Quickcast #3: Ralph Strikes Back!

Posted Friday, July 7th, 2006 at 17:09pm

melonpoolsm.gifIn a flashback from the 2002 San Diego Comic-Con, Ralph Zinobop interviews some rather familiar-looking Star Wars fans.

Melonpool Quickcast #2: Fourth of July Spectacular

Posted Friday, June 30th, 2006 at 5:00am

melonpoolsm1.gifSupreme Ruler of the Known Universe Ralph Zinobop promises the world and denies any connection to local prostitutes in the Melonpool Quickcast Fourth of July Spectacular!

Melonpool Quickcast #1: Santa Monica Kids

Posted Friday, June 23rd, 2006 at 5:18am

melonpoolsm.gifSteve Troop’s Melonpool lands at Quick Stop with a Quickcast video series, the first installment of which proves how difficult it is to work with kids.