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March 30, 2016

My Weeks with Muppets Tonight, Part 4: Sandra Bullock & Jason Alexander

Filed under: Feature — Tags: , — Matthew Soberman @ 8:37 am

A low-rated Muppet show does an episode about ratings, and Gonzo has creative differences with a guest star.

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March 28, 2016

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Muppets

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:22 am

Batman and Superman shouldn’t fight with fists. They should battle for who has the better Muppet connections!

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March 25, 2016

RIP Muppet Writer Tom Whedon

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 3:34 pm

Tom Whedon, Muppet writer and father of Joss Whedon, has passed away.

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March 24, 2016

11! 11 More Emmy Nominations for Sesame Street! Ah Ah Ah!

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 7:20 pm

Sesame Street received another heap of Daytime Emmy Award nominations!

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My Weeks with Muppets Tonight, Part 3: Cindy Crawford & Tony Bennett

Filed under: Feature — Tags: — Ryan Roe @ 8:00 am

New characters take center stage as Bobo develops a crush on a supermodel and Johnny Fiama meets his idol. Also: Why did this show have such a wrong-headed attitude toward women?

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March 23, 2016

RIP David Smyrl: Sesame Street’s Mr. Handford

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 1:07 pm

The actor who played Mr. Handford on Sesame Street throughout the 1990s has sadly passed away.

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March 22, 2016

Jim Henson Didn’t Say That!

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 8:00 am

Casual Muppet fans love sharing Jim Henson quotes… even when they’re not Jim Henson quotes.

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March 21, 2016

Disney World Reportedly to Rename Muppet*Vision Area

Filed under: News — Tags: — Ryan Roe @ 8:00 am

Good news! Maybe?

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March 17, 2016

My Weeks with Muppets Tonight, Part 2: Billy Crystal & John Goodman

Filed under: Feature — Tags: , , — Matthew Soberman @ 8:00 am

The future Mike Wazowski and Sulley guest-star as Miss Piggy fakes a sneeze and Andy & Randy are either hilarious or excruciating.

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Watch Cookie Monster’s iPhone Commercial

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 6:00 am

Cookie Monster meets Siri.

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March 14, 2016

The Resurrection of Uncle Deadly

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 8:00 am

A salute to everyone’s favorite phantom-turned-wardrobe specialist.

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March 12, 2016

The Muppets Wins Kids’ Choice Award

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:35 pm

The Muppets won Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Family TV Show!

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March 11, 2016

ToughPigs Art: The Kawaii Sesame Art of Mashi

Filed under: Art,Feature — Tags: — Dave Hulteen, Jr. @ 12:42 pm

Wanna see some cute Japanese genderswapped Sesame Street art? Mashi has you covered!

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Muppet Toy Exhibit Unboxing at Museum of Play

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:19 pm

The Henson family donated over 500 toys to The Museum of Play in Rochester, NY for a new exhibit.

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March 10, 2016

The Nerdist Wants Fozzie Bear

Filed under: News — Joe Hennes @ 1:08 pm

Chris Hardwick and Fozzie Bear traded tweets about getting Fozzie on Nerdist’s @midnight!

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March 9, 2016

RIP Beatles Producer George Martin

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

We remember “Fifth Beatle” George Martin and his appearance on a little-remembered Henson show.

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March 8, 2016

My Weeks with Muppets Tonight

Filed under: My Week — ToughPigs Staff @ 12:00 pm

Reviewing every episode of the Muppets’ short-lived return to primetime variety on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.

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My Weeks with Muppets Tonight, Part 1: Michelle Pfeiffer & Garth Brooks

Filed under: Feature — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 8:00 am

It’s the 20th anniversary of Muppets Tonight, and we’re marking the occasion by reviewing every episode. First up: The Muppets debut a different kind of show, and Garth Brooks is very funny.

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March 2, 2016

The Muppets Finale: Because… Love – Review

Filed under: Feature,Reviews — Tags: , — ToughPigs Staff @ 3:17 pm

Fan favorite Muppets return and Kermit and Piggy may be an item again in our review for the season finale of The Muppets!

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March 1, 2016

Like the Muppets and Jack White’s Song? You Can Buy It!

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 9:58 pm

“You Are the Sunshine of My Life”, as heard on The Muppets’ season finale, will be available to download and on vinyl!

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