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August 31, 2012

Follow Me: Jerry’s Time with the Fraggles

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , , — Julia Gaskill @ 10:33 am

Taking a closer look at Jerry Nelson’s time on Fraggle Rock, and ability to play Fraggles, Gorgs, Doozers, and piles of garbage.

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August 30, 2012

Hipsters and Fraggles, Otters and Vampires

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , — Matt Wilkie @ 12:29 pm

Jerry Nelson didn’t always get the most central characters to perform, but when he did, he was a force of nature.

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August 29, 2012

Jerry Nelson: Master of Minor Muppets

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , , — Ryan Roe @ 9:43 am

A rundown of memorable supporting and one-shot roles played by one of the great character actors of our time: Jerry Nelson.

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August 28, 2012

The Musical World of Jerry Nelson

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 10:07 am

We’re spotlighting the many musical styles of Jerry Nelson, Floyd, Robin, Gobo, Emmet Otter, and more!

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August 26, 2012

More Muppet/Star Wars Toys Use the Force

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 6:10 pm

Uncle Deadly as the Emperor, Bean as an Ewok, and more Chicken Stormtroopers!

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Jerry and Floyd

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , — Danny Horn @ 3:06 pm

ToughPigs founder Danny Horn expounds on the coolness of Jerry Nelson and his relationship with Floyd.

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August 25, 2012

(Some of) Our Favorite Jerry Nelson Moments

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , , — Ryan Roe @ 12:00 pm

Some of the funniest, loveliest and most memorable moments from Jerry Nelson’s Muppet career.

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August 24, 2012

Jerry Nelson 1934-2012

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 12:24 am

Remembering Jerry Nelson.

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August 23, 2012

Grover Brushing His Teeth = Good Television

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 10:20 am

Grover and his dentist made an appearance on Good Afternoon America.

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11 Great Kermit Freakouts (REVISED AND UPDATED!)

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , , — Ryan Roe @ 9:42 am

A frazzled frog is a funny frog! Here’s an updated list of our favorite examples of Kermit losing his cool.

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August 20, 2012

RIP Phyllis Diller

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 3:40 pm

Muppet Show guest star and all-around funny lady Phyllis Diller has passed away.

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Comic Book Review: The Muppets: The Four Seasons: Summer

Filed under: Feature,Reviews — Tags: , — Matt Wilkie @ 10:44 am

Our review of the sunshine-laden issue of The Muppet Show Comic Book!

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August 17, 2012

Fifty Fantastically Frameable Fraggles

Filed under: Art,Feature — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 10:29 am

A spotlight on our 50 favorite entries in The Jim Henson Company’s Fraggle Rock T-Shirt Design Contest!

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August 16, 2012

Toys R Us Has Muppet Plush Too!

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 5:00 pm

First bean bags, now dolls! What next, penguins??

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August 15, 2012

“The Muppet Christmas Carol” Is Returning to UK Movie Theaters

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 11:58 pm

Happy Christmas, Muppet fans across the Pond!

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August 14, 2012

Muppet Bean Bags at Toys R Us

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 5:43 pm

Kermit, Fozzie, Animal and Gonzo are available in bean bag form!

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August 13, 2012

The Mup Art Show – August, 2012

Filed under: Art,Feature — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 4:22 pm

Presenting some of the best Muppet, Sesame Street, Fraggle, and Henson fan art from the past few months!

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August 11, 2012

More Elmo and Friends at the Olympics

Filed under: News — Tags: , , , — Ryan Roe @ 6:31 pm

The Sesame guys have been having fun in London.

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August 10, 2012

Wanted Posters: RESULTS!

Filed under: Feature,Your Two Cents — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 10:33 am

When it comes to Wanted posters, Tough Pigs readers are the most creative hombres in all the West.

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August 6, 2012

Muppets, Music & Magic Comes to Portland

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 10:31 pm

Lots of Muppet fun is coming to Portland, Oregon’s Hollywood Theatre.

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