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Episode 14: A New Opening Number - LMM Podcast


May 4, 2015 Let's Make A Musical Podcast, Podcast , , , 2 Comments

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Listen to a live performance of the complete opening number by Denver and Brian. Plus a chat about all 18 characters in the show, and writer’s block!


Do you have any ideas for great sidekick characters/character names?


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  • Grant Bowen
    May 7, 2015 at 3:24 am Reply

    Hi guys!

    Writing in for the second time!

    In terms of some memorable video game sidekicks (other than what you guys have mentioned), the first few that come to my mind are Diddy Kong from the DONKEY KONG games; Navi the fairy from the LEGEND OF ZELDA games; Falco Lombardi, Slippy Toad, and Peppy Hare from the STAR FOX games; and Tails from SONIC.

    It also might be cool to have cameos from/references to app-based games (like Angry Birds, Fruit Ninja, Candy Crush, etc). I know the Pokémon games continue to be popular, so that might be a fun idea to play with, too!

    Hope these are helpful! Liking the opening number so far!

  • Molly
    May 8, 2015 at 2:26 pm Reply

    Definitely Tails from “Sonic”. I hated that character. Whenever I played with my siblings I always got stuck being Tails. He definitely fits the sidekick mentality of “everything is awesome!” Falling off a cliff? Excellent! Drowning underwater? There are worse things in life! Getting beat by the end Boss? Boy howdy! He drove me nuts.

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