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Edgar Turtle

What source do we have for naming the banjo-playing turtle "Edgar Turtle?" I searched and couldn't find it. --Hilleyb 16:38, 15 December 2007 (UTC)

I named him based on [(link removed) this clip].--MuppetVJ 17:03, 15 December 2007 (UTC)
It sources Edgar but not "Edgar Turtle" as a full name (probably not a big issue on the episode pages but worth clarifying when/if anyone creates a page for the character). Also, I'm parking some general info here, since at first I wondered if, banjo aside, they were even the same character. As confirmed here, Buzzco artists Candy Kugel and Vince Cafarelli actually directed/animated the spot. Big Cartoon Database claims Jeff Hale wrote the segment, which is possible, but also claims Jim Thurman voiced the turtle in the spot, which is false. The color and general look of the two turtles differ. But I found the "Hey Diddle Diddle" clip (YouTube)
While the color and eyes still differ, the voice is obviously the same (and more clearly seems to be Hale's), and the profile "beak" appearance is fairly close, so it seems like they are the same character, but for whatever reason, Jeff Hale let the Buzzco people handle that animation for that one (I haven't been able to determine whether Jeff Hale worked at Buzzco at the time, outside of the BCDB claims for script credit, and Buzzco's website doesn't mention any of the other segments, only "Redwood Tree.") -- Andrew Leal (talk) 01:36, 16 December 2007 (UTC)

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