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ralfsmouse

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Re: Bleep
« Reply #15 on: May 13, 2013, 11:07:42 pm »
There was a specific word in the script that was used for the recording. The word was chicken but could have been many other words that would have achieved the same result.
Great! Now when I watch the episode I can't help but read all of the characters' lips as "chicken," making the episode even more silly.

The storyboard artist is told that the word "chicken" actually means '**** you" in this show so they aren't confused.
If that storyboard artist had no idea what the episode was about, I bet that they thought that Arthur was a weird show.

We could have just used the word '**** off' in the recording since we were going to bleep it anyway but then the script and the recording would have have the swear word in it, and that would have made the clients WGBH  and Marc Brown too nervous during the process.
I could imagine it, all of the voice actors acting as innocent kids as usual, just randomly throwing in "f***" during the process. It would be funniest when Jane starts to get mad at DW and she shouts "F*** off!" as a response.