The Happytime Murders is the story of Phil (Bill Barretta), a disgraced puppet ex-cop now working as a private investigator, who is drawn back into a world he’d rather forget. Phil’s brother, Larry (Victor Yerrid), used to work on a popular kids’ television show in the 1980s called The Happytime Gang, along with Phil’s ex-girlfriend, Jenny (Elizabeth Banks). Today, all of the former cast members of the The Happytime Gang are getting murdered off, one by one. When The Happytime Gang goes into syndication, the windfall will be equally distributed among the surviving cast-members. Fewer living cast-members means a larger share, and thus a suspected motive emerges. Continue reading Happytime Murders is Full of Fluff
Someone is killing the puppet cast of an ’80s children’s TV show so, a disgraced LAPD detective-turned-private eye puppet teams up with a human cop to try to catch the killer.
The Happytime Murders is an R-rated Who Framed Roger Rabbit for grown-ups – with puppets instead of Toons.
The Happytime Murders opens on August 17th.