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The Happytime Murders | Average Guy Movie Review

In a world where people and puppets co-exist, the puppets are very much second class citizens. But when the cast of 90's TV show "The Happytime Gang" start turning up dead, both the FBI and the police make the case a high priority. Their prime suspect is puppet Private Detective Phil Phillips (Bill Barretta), an ex-cop who's brother was on the show. If Phil is going to catch the killer and clear his name, he'll have to work with his estranged ex-partner, LAPD Detective Connie Edwards (Melissa McCarthy). Get ready to see the darker side of show business...and puppets!



From Brian Henson, son of the legendary Jim Henson comes a very different kind of puppet movie. If you have seen the red band trailers, you know exactly what you're in for. Henson has clearly taken inspiration - or at least some style tips - from classic film noir/detective stories and buddy cop movies, and then put his own unique spin on things. The Happytime Murders is like a cross between Who F…