Mr Flibble Talks To... Flibble In A Green Blob
He's crashed Starbug more times than Kryten could calculate. Mike Tucker is the BBC effects whizz who can do anything for nothing. Mr Flibble focuses his hex-vision on the man who made the Camille blob dance.
19 January, 2001
Mike Tucker - No. 1
Mr Flibble's right hand provided by
Andrew Ellard
Mike Tucker's Top Ten Effects Sequences
1 Star Wars (1977)
The final trench attach
2 Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
The finale
3 Aliens (1986)
Just everything!
4 The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The snow battle
5 King Kong (1933)
Kong vs. Snake
6 The Thing (1982)
The dog transformation
7 The Terminator (1984)
The stop-motion climax
8 Jurassic Park (1993)
Anything with the dinosaurs
9 Independence Day (1996)
Destruction of major cities
10 One Million Years BC (1966)
The T-Rex vs. the Triceratops
Mike Tucker's Top Ten Effects Sequences
1 An Unearthly Child
The first episode. Classic black and white sixties TV
2 Pyramids Of Mars
Dr Who does Hammer horror, and beats Hammer
3 Remembrance Of The Daleks
Lots of pyros and Sylvester at his best
4 The Ribos Operation
Robert Holmes writing at his peak
5 Tomb Of The Cybermen
A very classy Troughton story
6 Revelation Of The Daleks
The blackest humour the series has ever seen
7 Terror Of The Zygons
Superb monsters, excellent regular cast
8 The Sea Devils
Over the top, flamboyant and loud. Very Pertwee
9 Caves Of Androzani
Another Robert Holmes classic
10 Planet Of Evil
Still has the ability to make me shudder