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What happens on the set of an educational show once the cameras stop rolling? Trust us, it's not pretty. It's pretty hilarious, though.
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    Pledge US$ 1 or more About US$ 1

    PUPPET BUS FARE! With your contribution, our destitute puppets will be able to get to work. Every bit helps. We'll give you immediate access to a downloadable MP3 of the Telethon Song for your troubles.

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    PUPPET FOOD FOR A DAY! You will feed one starving puppet for a day. How cool is that? To thank you for your help, we'll send you a delightful "not available anywhere else!" digital puppet postcard, and you'll get immediate access to a downloadable MP3 of the Telethon Song.

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    PUPPET SPONSOR! Puppet sponsorship creates a unique bond between you and a needy puppet. For your pledge, a puppet you sponsor will send you a personalized digital postcard with your sponsored puppet's personal story. (You'll also receive the rewards package of the PUPPET FOOD FOR A DAY! tier.)

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    FRIEND OF THE PUPPETS! By taking care of a puppet's basic needs, you will make Sally Struthers jealous. Or proud. Or both. You will receive all the rewards of the PUPPET SPONSOR! tier, plus a hilarious Funporium sticker that you can slap onto your chest, your car, your laptop, or your cat, if that's how you roll.

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    PUPPET WRANGLER! Along with the FRIENDS OF THE PUPPETS! tier rewards, you will receive our Behind the Scenes & Production Stills ebook. So many cool pictures and commentaries, so much wackiness! We'll also send you a hilarious Funporium sticker so you can show your support to the world.

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    PUPPET FLUFFER! Along with the PUPPET WRANGLER! tier rewards, you will become the proud holder of a Backstage Pass allowing you to see the pilot episode before it airs. We'll also send you a digital copy of our shooting script once the pilot is released to the general public!

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    WHERE HAS THAT PUPPET FINGER BEEN? Along with receiving the same rewards as the PUPPET FLUFFER tier, you will receive a simply adorable little finger puppet made by one of our loving puppetsmiths.

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    I LIKE PUPPETS! The original tier that seemed to have vanished out of thin air during an update. Along with the rewards of the PUPPET FLUFFER tier, we will equip you with a digital pattern for building your own puppet (a design unique to Funporium's Kickstarter campaign!), and hook you up with a video tutorial on basic puppeteering skills by one of our very talented (if not somewhat crazy) puppeteers.

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    PUPPET BAGGER! We have five beautiful puppet handbags/murses (seriously, they're really cool!), made lovingly by JoyFilled Puppets, up for grabs. One of these unique pieces of art can be yours, along with the rewards of the PUPPET FLUFFER! tier. You will also receive production credit. You lucky devil, you.

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    PUPPET EMPLOYER! We will be thrilled to send you your own signed hardcopy of our shooting script. You will also receive production credit, and a special puppet prop from the pilot shoot, along with the rewards of the PUPPET FLUFFER! tier.

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    MAKE THAT PUPPET SPEAK! Always wanted to have Tara Strong record a special message, just for you? In any voice you'd like? You got it. With a puppet? Could totally happen. We'll also send you the rewards of the PUPPET FLUFFER tier, and forever be jealous about the message... We've set a limited quantity, but we may open some more spots! (*Note*: This reward tier is automatically applied to all backers who pledge $500 and up!)

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    PUPPET ON DEMAND! Always wanted a 30 to 60 second video of a puppet saying whatever you'd like? Singing, perhaps? This is the tier. We will shoot a personalized puppet video based on your preference. Insult your friends! Praise your mom! Fire an employee! Propose to your girlfriend! Resign from your job! Our puppets are down for just about anything, and our costume/prop mistress is nothing short of amazing. You'll also receive the rewards of the PUPPET FLUFFER tier, of course.

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    PUPPET MEALTICKET! The mother of all reward packages. Along with the I LIKE PUPPETS! tier rewards, you will receive Associate Producer credit, a signed hardcopy of the script, and your own Funporium slate (the clapping boards for showing the identifying details of a take on our set). Unlike other productions' slates, ours are decked out with puppet eyeballs and other goodies. You will also be the lucky (!) recipient of a personalized short video message from one (or more!) of our puppets. Makes a great gift for a birthday, anniversary, vasectomy or bris.

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    PUPPET ART LOVER! For your love of the arts, you will receive production credit for the pilot, and a limited edition print of some of our concept art for Fritz, signed by Emmy Award winning artist Ed Baker and show creator E.B. Grzesiak. As a cherry on top of the artsy sundae, you'll get all the rewards of the PUPPET FLUFFER tier, too.

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    PUPPETMASTER. No exclamation necessary. Currently, three of our supporting cast puppets are unnamed. We will happily name one of these characters after you or somebody you love (or somebody you hate, we're cool with that too), send you a unique photo of your puppet (signed by its actor, its maker, its designer, show creator and director) and a little vial of our tears of joy. Yes, really. You will also receive the rewards of the I LIKE PUPPETS! tier and production credit.

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    THE BRONY PACKAGE! For your pony-loving self, you will receive: the one and only Twilight Sparkle prop that was used during the shoot of the pilot, signed by Tara Strong, as well as the director and the creator of the show; a production credit; and the rewards of the I LIKE PUPPETS! tier, of course.

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    PUPPET OF AWESOME! One of our puppetsmiths will build you a small professional puppet for your own use. We'll also send you a little vial of our tears of joy. Honest, we're not even kidding. You will also receive the rewards of the I LIKE PUPPETS! tier and production credit.

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    GOD OF ALL PUPPETY THINGS! Along with all the rewards of the I LIKE PUPPETS! tier, we'll send you your own puppet to snuggle with at night, a signed copy of our script, signed prints of concept art, a vial of our tears of eternal gratitude, your very own personalized puppet video so you can show off to your friends (or enemies), and access to the show's upcoming plans. You will even received Producer credits at the front end of the show!

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