The Wiggles

Season 5 Episode v27

Wiggledancing (Live in the USA) (VIDEO-2006)

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Aired Daily 4:30 PM Aug 15, 2006 on NBC

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  • Trivia

    • This is the first DVD to include a full LCAW episode (#315) although Whoo Hoo! Wiggly Gremlins included a half-full version of #303.

    • On the program guide, the song Here Comes a Chicken is in the list, but during this concert video, the song is only played in the Medley.

    • Music Box Jeff
      For those who've questioned whether The Wiggles play their own instruments, Jeff Wiggle plays the entire piano section of the classic Music Box Dancer song.

    • Mascot tag-teaming?
      Although Lyn Stuckey was credited only for playing Dorothy the Dinosaur, and Caterina Mete was credited only as a Wiggle Dancer, in this video, Lyn is featured on stage as a Wiggle Dancer more often than Caterina.

      During Toot Toot, you can see Caterina as a Wiggly Dancer.

      During Music Box Dancer, both Lyn Stuckey and Kristy Talbot (who plays Wags the Dog) are featured dancers.

      On the tours, the gals take turns playing Dorothy or the other mascots.

    • Zoe and Katty make their debut in the concert video series. They are also the two gals in the Spanish Wiggles.

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  • Notes

    • Instruments played


      Greg plays Jeff's keyboard on "Lights, Camera, Action, Wiggles!", "Move Your Arms Like Henry" and "Hoop-Dee-Doo", a Mason acoustic guitar on "The Monkey Dance", "Brown Girl in the Ring", "Sailing Around the World", "Bow Wow Wow", "Dorothy (Would You Like to Dance?)" and "Captain Feathersword Fell Asleep on His Pirate Ship". He also plays a different electric guitar on "Swim Like a Fish" and "Dancing in the Sand".

    • Wiggledancing! Live in the USA Show concert tour
      46 shows nationwide starting from July 28, 2006 (Alabama) to November 18, 2006 (Florida)

      This was the final concert tour featuring Greg as the Yellow Wiggle. His final performance was in either Philadelphia or Rhode Island. Sam replaced him for the remainder of the tour.

    • Two songs from their later published 2006 film Racing to the Rainbow make appearances in this DVD. "Music Box Dancer" is one of the featured songs, and "Here Come The Chicken" is featured in the Medley.

    • As with the video Live Hot Potatoes, Sam Moran is doing background vocals live in the majority of the songs.

    • This is the first time Zoe Velez does the voice of Dorothy the Dinosaur.

    • This is the first time we see the live action version of this song called, "Sailing Around the World".

    • The new version of the instrumental song, "Wags the Dog" is heard during the introduction and end credits of the video. It can also be found on a special Wiggles Karaoke CD, "Crunchy Munchy Music".

    • Songs on The Wiggles' Go, Go, Go! Medley
      Can You Point Your Fingers and Do the Twist?
      Here Come the Chicken
      Hot Potato
      Dancing in the Sand
      Move Your Arms Like Henry
      Bow Wow Wow
      Dorothy, My Favorite Dinosaur
      The Captain's Wavy Walk
      Lights, Camera, Action, Wiggles!

    • On the first shot of Celebrating 15 Years of Wiggly Fun, the background set from Racing to the Rainbow is seen when The Wiggles and their friends are having their 15th Birthday.

    • The Connecticut concert was held on November 4, 2005 during the Sailing Around the World tour. In December 2006, another concert video was released in Australia as Wiggledancing! Australia.

      Wiggledancing Australia was posted in place of the Wiggledancing Live in the USA video for Netflix Watch Instantly before the US release. In May 2011, Comcast also posted the Australian version in place of the US version for their HD On Demand service.

    • The Mandarin Wiggles are:
      Arthur the Yellow Wiggle
      Samuel the Blue Wiggle
      Danny the Purple Wiggle
      Vivi the Red Wiggle

      They are featured in the DVD extra celebrating the Wiggles' 15 year anniversary.

      The Spanish Wiggles are:
      Francisco the Red Wiggle
      Fernando the Yellow Wiggle
      Zoe the Blue Wiggle
      Katty the Purple Wiggle

    • Last Live concert video to feature Greg.

    • The sound engineer Alex Keller can be seen during Look Both Ways.

    • Paul Paddick voices Henry in this video, in the finale you can see him talk in his arm to avoid being seen.

    • Crew Credits
      Producer/Director - Paul Field
      Choreographer - Leeanne Ashley
      Live Switch Operator - Marty Kell
      Tour Manager - Mike Klein
      Production Manager - Brian Blumeyer
      Production Assistant - Paige Turner
      FOH Sound Engineer - Alex Keller
      System Engineer - Arnold Hernandez
      Lighting Crew - Drew Baca, Brian Monohan
      Video Engineer - John Scruggs
      Camera Operators - Brian Milne, Mitch Nyberg
      Wadrobe Manager - Terrah Trimble
      Rigger/Carpenter - Mark Minatodani
      Carpenter - Steve Ward
      Merchandise Seller - Mark Curtis
      Truck Drivers - Edgar Stuckey, Steve Henenfent
      Music Producer - Anthony Field
      Music Arrangement - The Wiggles, Dominic Lindsay

    • Opening Credits
      The Wiggles, Mascots and Wiggly Dancers are all listed for the first time in the Opening credits. This credits sequence is repeated at the end of the concert.

      Brett Clarke is credited as the Dance Captain.

    • DVD Bonus: 15 Years of The Wiggles

      The video includes a 30-minute segment on the 15 year history of The Wiggles, including really early video footage of:

      Rock a bye your bear - see Anthony in his green polo shirt!

      Hot Potato - featuring Anthony's dad, John Field, as the Chef.

      There are also photos of their early concert days before they wore their trademark shirts.

      Other goodies include clips of the Spanish Wiggles and the Mandarin Wiggles, a brief chronology of the TV series and their concert videos, and several awards they've gotten for all their work!

    • Broadcast and Release Dates
      US DVD release: August 15, 2006.
      Australia TV broadcast on Disney: January 26, 2008 at 5pm.

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