This, Is Fox's Digger Cam

by on May 5, 2009

in Entertainment

So this is what digger looks like. Yep… a simple low laying flush camera cover with a tiny little optic staring out at the oncoming traffic.

I had thought it would have been something more. I’ve seen technology where the image receptor points straight up and the ensuing data is transmitted appropriately but I guess it is what it is.

Well at least they haven’t put little fur covers on the damn thing.

As it stands, Digger is still not generating a lot of adult interest, though according to most, their kids light up when the cartoon rodent shows up in his CaddyShack impersonation… for those of us who remember that movie.

One reporter from the Bay Area, Greg Engle is noting that Fox’s TV ratings are running pretty low in this 2009 season. He also reminds us that this “Digger” thing came about from one of the exec’s from Fox, David Hill. We’re reminded that it’s the same David Hill that brought us the NHL cartoon mascot “Peter Puck” and NFL’s Cleatus. (I don’t mind Cleatus, but Peter Puck?) It seems that he has this affinity for cartoon mascots… Not sure I even want to go there.

As Engle put it, let the gopher get hit. I know with me, the moment I catch wind of this cartoon, I’m off to the higher programming standards of the Sci-Fi Channel. Sometimes I forget to come even come back because plastic monsters or bad digital effects are so much better than that damn jingle from Digger.

Check out Engles Digger Must Die article if you’re looking for more of his take. It doesn’t stray too far from what the rest of us are wishing. Sorry kids… but I just am not sure you should be getting interested in a sport that advertises “adult beverages,” or adult meds that help one get… bigger.

Yea, Fox is barking up the wrong tree with this one.

Image Source: Nascar On Fox Twitter Account

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terry March 10, 2013 at 12:51 pm

Bring digger back

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