Sunday, January 15, 2017

Behind-The-Scenes Pix #53: BATTLESTAR GALACTICA

While Lieutenant Starbuck (Dirk Benedict) catches up on the day's news between takes, the talented (and extraordinarily patient) chimpanzee who portrayed the robot daggit, Muffy, gets some fresh air. I'll never understand how the producers ever found a  chimp who could stand working in that suit, especially since that head had so many little motors in it. Good thing he (or she) wasn't claustrophobic!

6 comments:

  1. Wonderful! Thanks for sharing. :)

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  2. Amazing! A photo that I have never seen from the original BSG. :)

    SGB

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  3. Wow!
    I never knew there was a chimp in that doggie suit.

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  4. It's a female chimp named Evie. However, during the Galactica show at Universal Studios theme park in the 1980s, it was a male chimp named Livingston. http://www.lurexlounge.com/bsg/images/studiotour/uspcard.jpg
    The postcard is mine. I purchased it in 1985 when I toured Universal.

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  5. RIP Richard Hatch

    the original Captain Apollo

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