Anyone remember this little gem from Nickelodeon in the 1980's?
Today's Special. It was Muppets Take Manhattan meets the movie Mannequin. Only Canadian.
The basic premise: it was a kids' show set in a department store, and every time the workers left, the mannequin came alive. I think there was a rat (or is that a mouse? Seriously, if that thing wasn't made in Jim Henson's Creature Shop, I smell a juicy lawsuit coming on.*) who was her friend. To be honest, it's a bit hazy. It came on after Pinwheel, which my mom referred to as "T.V. junk food", so my brain was nice and mushy by that point.
Sometimes, I feel like my protags do the same thing, develop a personality when I'm least watching. One in my YA WIP is doing that to me right now. I'm learning to keep a notebook handy at all times. If I stare straight at her, she goes all limp and lifeless. But if I'm brushing my teeth without a pen nearby, BAM, that girl's got moxie out the wazoo.
|*Your honor, I rest my case.|