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May 2, 2016

Celebrating 30 Years of The Muppets’ Celebration of 30 Years

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — ToughPigs Staff @ 11:20 am

Revisiting the Muppets’ 30th anniversary special, which turns 30 this year.

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April 28, 2016

My Weeks with Muppets Tonight, Part 8: Coolio and Don Rickles & Paula Abdul

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

A storyline-heavy episode introduces a fishy villain, and Robot Lincoln runs amok in a first-season leftover.

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April 25, 2016

The Muppets at (the Real) Disney World p.2: Wild Speculation

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Joe Hennes @ 12:47 pm

Wishful thinking: We’re dreaming up a ton of possibilities for Muppet attractions at the Disney theme parks!

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April 22, 2016

Kirk Thatcher’s Prince Memories

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 10:59 am

Muppets Tonight Producer and Writer Kirk Thatcher shares his memories of working with (The Artist Formerly Known as) Prince.

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April 21, 2016

My Weeks with Muppets Tonight, Part 7: Heather Locklear & Pierce Brosnan

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

A song about coffee steals the show, and the reigning James Bond is great at being awkward.

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April 18, 2016

The Muppets at (the Real) Disney World p.1: A Brief History

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 1:16 pm

A look back at the Muppet attractions at Walt Disney World, including parades, live shows, and a bunch of stuff that never got past the planning stages!

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April 14, 2016

My Weeks with Muppets Tonight, Part 6: Prince & Rick Moranis

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

Prince does comedy, Rick Moranis sings, and two since-forgotten Muppets hit their peak.

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April 11, 2016

ToughPigs Art: Derek Helsel’s Muppet Mugshots

Filed under: Art,Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 10:52 am

Muppet fan artist Derek Helsel is bringing the Muppets to justice with his series of Muppet mugshots!

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April 7, 2016

My Weeks with Muppets Tonight, Part 5: Whoopi Goldberg & Martin Short

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

The show discovers the joys of music videos, and Johnny Fiama insists you eat his ma’s sauce.

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April 6, 2016

Muppet Vault: The Best of the Best

Filed under: Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:26 pm

Join us for our groundbreaking 50th Muppet Vault on April 24th in Brooklyn, NY!

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April 2, 2016

April Fools: Up Late with ToughPigs

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 8:07 am

For this year’s April Fools Day, ToughPigs became a fan site of the Muppets’ late night talk show, “Up Late with Miss Piggy”!

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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 24, 2016

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 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 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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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 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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March 8, 2016

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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