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January 19, 2016

Talking to People Who Are Talking About Sesame Street

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

Responding to the five most common comments on the all-new, not-so-different Sesame Street.

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January 11, 2016

The Muppets at Midseason: The Good, the Bad, and the Deadly

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: — ToughPigs Staff @ 8:00 am

A bunch of Muppet geeks talk about what’s working and not working on the show so far.

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January 8, 2016

The Future (or Lack Thereof) of Muppet*Vision 3D at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: — Matthew Soberman @ 1:08 pm

With rumors that Walt Disney World’s Muppet*Vision 3D is closing, we’re looking at the pros and cons.

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December 22, 2015

From Page to Screen: Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 10:43 am

Our comparison of Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas to the original book!

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December 14, 2015

Nah, Elmo Didn’t Ruin Sesame Street

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

There are a lot of Elmo-haters out there. Here’s a dispatch from the pro-Elmo camp.

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November 6, 2015

Reboot? Retool? Re-WHAT’S GOING ON?!

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

Some rambly reactions to the personnel change at The Muppets.

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September 17, 2015

RETURN OF THE MUPPETS WEEK: Don’t Forget to Watch the Show

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 9:00 am

There’s one simple thing a TV show needs to be a hit, and that’s millions of people watching it. Let’s make it happen!

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September 15, 2015

RETURN OF THE MUPPETS WEEK: Seven Things I’d Like to See on “The Muppets”

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , — Matthew Soberman @ 9:00 am

A Muppet fan’s humble requests.

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August 27, 2015

Disney Drops a Bombshell: The Muppets Have Puppeteers!

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

Scores of Muppet fans have now witnessed the existence of the long-rumored “performer.” Yay!

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August 5, 2015

Kermit and Piggy NO MORE?!

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

A closer look at the announcement that rocked the world.

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May 18, 2015

Maybe This Time: The New Muppet TV Show Just Might Work

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

The new Muppet show is their first attempt at a TV series since Muppets Tonight, but they’re in much better shape now.

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April 23, 2015

The “Adult” Muppet Show Announcement Is Not a Big Deal

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

People who don’t understand things are SHOCKED at the notion that the new Muppet show would appeal to adults.

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April 9, 2015

It’s Time to Put on Makeup, It’s Time to Light the Lights, It’s Time For Guarded Optimism

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

A Muppet TV pilot is in the works! A new series may or may not happen, but we still have a lot to say about it.

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March 27, 2015

How Joseph Gordon-Levitt Will Get Down at Fraggle Rock

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 10:18 am

We’ve got a whole bunch of guesses as to who Joseph Gordon-Levitt might fit in to a Fraggle Rock movie.

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February 2, 2015

The Songs of Muppets Most Wanted: They Were Robbed!

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: — Ryan Roe @ 11:44 am

How could there be five movie songs in 2014 that were better than all the songs from Muppets Most Wanted?!

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December 17, 2014

ToughPigs Roundtable: The Worst Muppet Christmas Special

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , , — ToughPigs Staff @ 10:00 am

Tough Pigs contributors diss their randomly-assigned pick for Worst Muppet Christmas special ever.

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December 15, 2014

ToughPigs Roundtable: The Best Muppet Christmas Special

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , — ToughPigs Staff @ 10:00 am

Tough Pigs contributors defend their randomly-assigned pick for Best Muppet Christmas special ever.

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December 12, 2014

The Muppets at D23: Five Years Later

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:09 pm

Five years ago, Disney made a lot of big Muppet-related announcements at the D23 Expo. How many of them actually came through?

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November 6, 2014

Elmo’s Ducks: A YouTube Juggernaut

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , , , — Ryan Roe @ 10:41 am

Why is this the most popular Sesame Street video on YouTube?

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October 23, 2014

Labyrinth 2: Are Henson Movie Sequels Really Necessary?

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , , , — Joe Hennes @ 10:27 am

The Jim Henson Company has hinted at making sequels based on Labyrinth, Dark Crystal, and Emmet Otter. But should they??

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