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Animal Planet News


Will D. Beast and Jessica D'Antelope are a well-dressed pair of gnus (wildebeests). They are also top-notch journalists and the hosts of “Animal Planet News,” a newscast about animals making headlines. The series ran for more than 30 episodes on the Discovery Channel's Animal Planet network.

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You Don't Say


Meet Kaz, TV's hottest, hippest, hairiest host. He's the star of a TV talk show for kids titled, "You Don't Say." Kaz's guests for the pilot episode were ABC's and NPR's Cokie Roberts, teen soccer sensation Freddy Adu and special effects make-up artist Frank Rogers.

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What We Do

What's in the Bible


The guys who brought you Bob the Cucumber, Larry the Tomato & the rest of the "Veggie Tales" have created a funny and fascinating video series called “What's in the Bible?” It features a cast of characters built by Barry Gordemer and Handemonium.


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Hooked On Phonics


The Rattini brothers are three fun-loving rodents who help kids learn to read. They drop in and out of nowhere to introduce new letters and sounds. They have been featured in books by the educational organization, Hooked on Phonics. Handemonium created and performed puppet versions of the big-eared brothers for a series of DVDs.

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The Sound and the Furry


Monsters, Alligators and Bears have never been so sweet…and so smart! Handemonium created a cast of critters for a series of awarding-winning DVDs titled "The Sound and The Furry." Barry performed the main character, Alphie the Alligator, and led a talented team of puppeteers in a series of skits that help kids learn how to read.

Start to Finish


Whoops & Bubbs like to learn why things are the way they are. Handemonium brought the buddies to life for the TV pilot "Start to Finish." It's a show that teaches kids how things are made, how things are done & how magical our everyday day lives can be.

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Write On Dudes


When the educational foundation, Success For All wanted to produce a "learning to write" DVD series,  Handemonium created the "Write-on Dudes." Barry desigend four characters, each with a unique style of writing. Barry performed the comic-book-loving character, Flash.

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Dinosaur Rock


Handmonium created five puppets for the pilot episode of a children's science television show titled, “Dinosaur Rock.“ Barry built and performed Alphie P. Alphadon, a prehistoric possum. He also built Einstein, a talking bust of the father of relativity, Harry the Honker, a baby dinosaur, a talking stapler and a talking Rolodex.


Lasktuwa


On the left is Eddie Fenech Adami, the former prime minister of Malta. On the right is Alfrend Sant, the prime minister's chief political rival. “Eddy and Freddy” hosted "Lasktuwa," a prime-time political satire program on Super1Television in Malta.

Mouse Tales


Nationsbank commissioned Handemonium to create “Frank the Mouse” and the “Data Zappers” for a series of training videos. The Data Zappers were villains dedicated to compromising computer security at NationsBank. Frank the Mouse was the security guard who foiled their evil plans.

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SHARC News Update


When NPR needed to replace its broadcast and news production software, Handemonium created Nipper the SHARC. Nipper hosted a series of video newscasts to keep NPR employees updated on the progress of the new software. Barry created & performed Nipper.

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Bob the Tire-Kicker


Bob is the car customer who never wants to buy. He likes to kick the tires and take test drives but he just can't close the deal. Fowler Toyota in Tulsa, Oklahoma commissioned him to show car buyers what they'd be missing if they acted like Bob. Click here to see how Bob was made.