Special Animated Episode of 'Eureka'

Star Colin Ferguson talks about the show's creative holiday episode.
4:37 | 12/02/11

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Transcript for Special Animated Episode of 'Eureka'
One of the court -- towns on television is getting a holiday make over Tuesday's episode of your -- on scifi is the first animated episode in the series five year history and it proves once again that anything is possible. In your recap check -- a clip. Listen we're sort of lost for trying to get to two I'm great proton power thing -- Received essential -- I don't -- actually just. -- and and -- gets easily district. -- -- -- -- -- -- He had a weird you know happy -- have the star nearly got Colin Ferguson here with us Cohen thanks so much for being here guys are well. A breakdown of what goes on in your -- and -- this animated special. Is such a departure from what -- it's -- sort of show or that things always go wrong has always happen you know saving the day ever -- and that was sort of cool about this -- we get to do. I think anything is fourteen to ten versions of animation. -- won't over the course they have the so if something goes wrong technological -- effects -- we see. Things that we do like the clip -- the old Rankin bass animation we do anime goes to like there's -- South Park there's. Charlie Brown. Wow that's pretty -- who was doing all of us that that's something that a whole new team of people right yeah and we have the pipeline for I mean we're we're live action Jones -- -- and we every summer so it's it's sort of we have that now play a bid to build this whole -- sort of post production. Way of doing of these curious pictures at a New York how and it's so it was a fun freelance sort of like a new thing it was great and way easier to shoot -- if you know you did you -- but weren't. That contract and as well that's how it -- that we've got yeah. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- The sapphire Stanley through six or seven years and -- directed some of the episode. You also directed traffic -- aside. Tell. A bit about your experiences directing that if that's that's too late we need to some like that it. Is over Bulgaria -- -- -- our series in Vancouver reserve when North American crew in North American situation you over Bulgaria and there was this one location returning at which was a public like. And down the government that -- you know you can -- there and we go to shoot there and there's this. This. Mob boss who lives on the -- to become -- now there's a hit on me right now so you guys leave you guys got to go out and out you -- -- somebody's else you still. We -- we -- did you regard realize. Does that yeah. You don't -- that. We shot another right next door a lot but you obviously enjoying the directing a lot -- the coming wanna do more of yeah and it's uprising greats who agree that sort of allowing my career to go in different places and and you need more stuff to do we were now -- -- -- -- all had a ton of fun guest stars Edward games all -- Jim -- and now tell somebody so your favorite get started this year we have we've we've police today and -- we -- come back for long marks as well we've Dave Foley. He's one of my favorites Wallace Shawn comes in for a couple of -- -- really really great great people come into the show which is. I mean god bless the recession Iraq. Can't -- -- the all they can't yeah. I'm up at at at the -- does this holiday -- that's one Minnesota has a flavor so. What are your plans for the holiday is what -- your holiday traditions. -- I don't have many traditions. I was I'm I'm a bit of -- travelers should I was in Australia for month I just got back and I might go. Back there wanna buy car there and sort of drive around the country for three months now the -- great holiday thing -- -- I think seven -- yeah. And I -- my holiday thing here in New York entry into Iraq and -- -- that do you have favorite holiday movies -- any kind of oh yeah yeah I'm -- -- talking about a lot recently just remembered when of the kid. Do -- there's a Star Wars did you ever see that the Star Wars Christmas special I don't have but I let our second -- -- -- -- planet. Really it was terrible like it's not worth watching this can we find it on YouTube I think our hopes yeah -- -- -- her for Christmas there. And check it out you can check it out there on YouTube and don't miss the special animated holiday episode of your recap. Tuesday night at eight -- by Colin Ferguson thank you so much for that here today.

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