A new series of mini episodes sees Jim Henson's Fraggles revived for quarantine singalongs.
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Apple is reviving the classic '80s children's series Fraggle Rock in a new series of free mini-episodes produced by The Jim Henson Company for its streaming service Apple TV Plus, Apple said in a Tuesday release. Fraggle Rock: Rock On sees the cave-dwelling Fraggles coming together from separate parts of their cave for singalongs and fun, featuring favorite characters Gobo, Red, Boober, Mokey, Wembley and Uncle Traveling Matt. The first mini episode is now available to stream exclusively on Apple TV Plus.
In accordance with the COVID-19 "Safer at Home" guidelines, Apple said the reboot is shot entirely on iPhone 11phones from the production team's and artists' homes across the US.
Mini episodes will continue to premiere globally for free every Tuesday, Apple said.