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December 19, 2014

ToughPigs Roundtable: Favorite Muppet Gifts

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , — ToughPigs Staff @ 12:38 pm

Which Muppet gifts that we’ve received are nearest to our geeky hearts?

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November 20, 2014

Fran Brill Week: Little Birds and Toast Lovers on Sesame Street

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , , — Ryan Roe @ 10:50 pm

A bird, a fish, a toast-lover… Fran Brill played some swell characters on Sesame Street whose names weren’t Prairie Dawn or Zoe.

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November 19, 2014

Fran Brill Week: The Fran’s Songs Pageant

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , — ToughPigs Staff @ 12:18 pm

We’re putting on our own Prairie Dawn-style pageant to profess our love for Fran Brill’s songs!

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November 18, 2014

Fran Brill Week: Beyond the Street

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , , — Matthew Soberman @ 11:28 am

Take a look at Fran Brill’s many non-Sesame Street roles with the Muppets!

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November 14, 2014

Sesame Street Was Everywhere This Week

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 1:27 pm

The entire internet helped celebrate Sesame Street’s 45th anniversary.

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November 10, 2014

45 Things to Love on Sesame Street’s 45th Anniversary

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:56 am

Taking a look back at the first episode of Sesame Street, aired 45 years ago today!

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November 3, 2014

Weird Science: A Guide to the Romance of Bunsen and Beaker

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , — Guest Blogger @ 1:08 pm

We are investigating the strangely sexual relationship between Bunsen and Beaker. Because someone has to!

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October 30, 2014

Halloween Parade 2014!

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 10:17 am

Presenting the very best (and worst) Muppet, Sesame Street, and Henson costumes for this Halloween!

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October 27, 2014

What’s Up, Doc: 21 Memorable Doc Stories From Fraggle Rock

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

What’s Fraggle Rock without Doc? Here are some of our favorite moments featuring Sprocket’s best friend.

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September 24, 2014

September 24th: Jim Henson’s Birthday, Plus Much More

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Joe Hennes @ 10:11 am

September 24th is Jim Henson and Steve Whitmire’s birthdays! But what other Muppet-related events happened on September 24th? Let’s find out!

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September 2, 2014

The Many Plot Holes of Muppets Most Wanted

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Guest Blogger @ 12:21 pm

Muppets Most Wanted sure had a lot of plot holes. We try to fill them all up with wacky Muppet logic!

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August 29, 2014

The World of Muppet Crap: Are Wilkins and Wontkins Losing Value?

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , — Guest Blogger @ 11:11 am

Instead of buying that cup of coffee every morning, why not save up for vintage Wilkins and Wontkins puppets?

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August 25, 2014

The (Almost) Complete History of Wet Muppets

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:36 am

Kermit the Frog and Cookie Monster both took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, so we’re looking into the long history of Muppets and water!

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July 7, 2014

The World of Muppet Crap: 100% Genuine Autographed Labyrinth Scripts!

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , , — Guest Blogger @ 11:03 am

eBay is lousy with auctions for autographed Labyrinth scripts. You can’t sell something on the internet unless it’s for real, right?

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June 9, 2014

The Random Muppet Challenge, Round 3

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , , — Joe Hennes @ 11:23 am

We put our obscure Muppet geek knowledge to the test, thanks to the Muppet Wiki’s “Random Muppet” button!

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May 7, 2014

The World of Muppet Crap: Jim Henson’s Continental Kangaroo

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , — Guest Blogger @ 9:35 am

Some Muppet merchandise is so rare, Muppet fans have never even heard of it. Like this here kangaroo.

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April 7, 2014

Sisters are Doing it for Themselves: Introducing Frog Kissin’ (A Muppet Podcast)

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , — Julia Gaskill @ 9:15 am

Presenting Frog Kissin': A brand new Muppety podcast for your listening pleasure!

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April 2, 2014

April Fools: Constantine Takes Over

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:15 am

Read all about this year’s April Fools Day gag, in which Constantine took over ToughPigs!

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March 20, 2014

How to be a Good Muppet Movie Villain

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Matthew Soberman @ 2:36 pm

Lessons for the Muppets’ newest villain Constantine, as learned from previous Muppet movie villains!

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March 13, 2014

Welcome to the Big House: Muppets in the Clink

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Julia Gaskill @ 12:02 pm

Kermit isn’t the first Muppet to spend time in prison. Here’s a list of all the Muppets who’ve ever been to the joint!

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