13 years ago I got my first animation job, at Aardman Animations in Bristol. It was a fairly small company back then, and most of the competent plasticene animators were working on a Wallace & Gromit film, so they trusted me with six episodes of Morph.
I think I got paid 200 pounds a week, which is about a million quid in today's money. I would have done the job for nothing though, as I grew up watching Morph and was thrilled to get the chance to make him move.
That thrill lasted for about a fortnight, until I realised how horribly fiddly it was to get the puppet to walk without toppling over (a lot of the time he's held up by fishing line), and that his body would melt under the lights.
Anyway, I recently found two of the episodes:
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