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Melvin Rig Blender 2.8x
Here's the Blender 2.8x rig for our beloved Melvin Character
He has some slight adjustments from the last version to keep it all working in the latest version of Blender.
It's a simple and intuitive rig which is blessedly void of complexity. It just goes to show that you don't need anything fancy to make some appealing animation.