The Happytime Murders: A half-hearted attempt to make a puppet centric movie
The Happytime Murders: The movie has distanced itself from audiences due to unfunny jokes
The Happytime Murders is the story of puppets living in human settlements and these puppets are in no way inferior to their human counterparts. The puppets are seen enjoying life to the full. They have emotions, actions and everything that human can do but they are considered second-grade citizens and disrespected by human friends and neighbors.
Puppets have a very popular television series The Happytime Gang in the 1980s. This TV series made the participating puppets popular in the media. People love those puppets but suddenly the heroes of The Happytime Gang started dying and it came out that someone is killing the heroes one-by-one. Unable to solve the case, the police take help of an ex-cop turned detective Phil Philips. Phil is himself a puppet and the first puppet to join the force.
Phil joins hands with his ex-partner detective Connie Edwards to find a breakthrough in the case and finds that all the proofs are indicating towards Phil. Surprised Phil …