Kevin Smith’s Mooby arrives at Red Bank
Mooby’s, the fictional fast-food restaurant from Kevin Smith’s film universe, will have a stationary appearance at Red Bank in September.
The pop-up restaurant, according to Patch.com, is open on the grounds of Gianni’s Pizza from September 8th to 18th. Mooby’s is open daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Reservations are required and can be made here; Tickets will be available from next week. You can sign up to receive an email notification to purchase early tickets.
According to an Instagram post, Smith will be there when the restaurant opens: I come home to be there when Mooby’s doors open wide (and maybe do a show or two)!
Mooby’s has been featured in several of Smith’s films; Clerks II was almost entirely housed in the restaurant. Dante and Randall both work at Mooby’s, although they are both unhappy there and the film ends with them choosing to leave Mooby’s; You want to buy the Quick Stop where the original Clerks was hired.
Clerks III shot in Leonardo and Mooby’s popup is in honor of the film. The plot of the film is according to IMDB.com Dante, Elias, Jay and Silent Bob are hired by Randal after a heart attack to make a movie about the supermarket that started it all. The film combines characters from the first two Clerks films with the actors Rosario Dawson, Jason Mewes, Brian O’Halloran, Jeff Anderson and of course Smith as Silent Bob, who all repeat their roles.
It is not yet known whether there will be a donkey show. Smoochie boochies!
The above post reflects the thoughts and observations of talk show host Bill Doyle of New Jersey 101.5. All opinions expressed are those of Bill Doyle.
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