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Junior Gorg is the dim-witted but good-natured heir to the Gorg kingdom on Fraggle Rock.

Junior is the son of Pa Gorg and Ma Gorg, the self-proclaimed queen and king of the Universe. As prince, he is given orders for a number of chores around the castle, including the maintenance of the royal radish garden. He sets traps in the garden outside the castle, for the purpose of capturing the Fraggles who sneak onto the Gorg's property to harvest radishes. His favorite dish is watermelon en croute. [1]

Junior is proud of his Gorg heritage. He is always eager to please his parents, even when he doesn't understand the orders they give him.

In "Junior Sells the Farm", Junior says that he is "only 473." Since the episode aired in 1984, assuming a literal time-frame, this would place his birth date in the year 1511.

Junior Gorg's best friend is an enormous radish that he calls Geraldine. [2] This was apparently his only friend until "Bored Stiff" when he made friends with Gobo.

Behind the Scenes

Junior is performed by two puppeteers: one person in the Gorg costume, and another performing the voice and moving the character's eyes and mouth by remote control.

Appearances

  1. Episode 101: Beginnings
  2. Episode 102: Wembley and the Gorgs
  3. Episode 103: Let the Water Run
  4. Episode 104: You Can't Do That Without a Hat
  5. Episode 105: The Thirty-Minute Work Week
  6. Episode 107: I Want to Be You
  7. Episode 109: The Lost Treasure of the Fraggles
  8. Episode 110: Don't Cry Over Spilt Milk
  9. Episode 114: The Challenge
  10. Episode 116: Capture the Moon
  11. Episode 118: The Minstrels
  12. Episode 119: The Great Radish Famine
  13. Episode 120: The Garden Plot
  14. Episode 122: Mokey's Funeral
  15. Episode 124: New Trash Heap in Town
  16. Episode 201: Wembley's Egg
  17. Episode 203: The Trash Heap Doesn't Live Here Anymore
  18. Episode 206: Boober's Dream
  19. Episode 209: Sir Hubris and the Gorgs
  20. Episode 210: A Friend in Need
  21. Episode 216: Junior Sells the Farm
  22. Episode 219: Doomsday Soup
  23. Episode 224: The Invasion of the Toe Ticklers
  24. Episode 305: Blanket of Snow, Blanket of Woe
  25. Episode 308: Believe It or Not
  26. Episode 314: The Great Radish Caper
  27. Episode 316: The Battle of Leaking Roof
  28. Episode 318: Bored Stiff
  29. Episode 321: A Dark and Stormy Night
  30. Episode 401: Sprocket's Big Adventure
  31. Episode 403: Sidebottom Blues
  32. Episode 405: Junior Faces the Music
  33. Episode 406: A Tune for Two
  34. Episode 413: Boober Gorg
  35. Episode 505: The River of Life
  36. Episode 509: Ring Around the Rock
  37. Episode 511: The Gorg Who Would Be King
  38. Episode 512: The Honk of Honks
  39. Episode 513: Change of Address

Sources

  1. "The Great Radish Caper".
  2. "The Great Radish Caper".
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