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February 18, 2015

The Snuffy Awards: The Muppet Fans’ Movie Awards Show

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 11:08 am

We are proud to present the star-studded Snuffy Awards ceremony, featuring loads of Muppet celebrities!

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February 16, 2015

The Cookie Art Countdown

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Guest Blogger @ 1:11 pm

The Cookie Thief airs on PBS this week! And we’re ranking all of the cookie art seen in the Sesame Street special!

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February 13, 2015

Big Bird Eggbeater – Follow-Up

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 11:41 am

Muppet designer Michael Frith shares his memories of the bizarre Big Bird eggbeater.

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February 6, 2015

The World of Muppet Crap: The Big Bird Eggbeater

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , — Guest Blogger @ 10:42 am

Something’s not quite right here…

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January 30, 2015

The Other Oscars 2015

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:00 pm

We predict the winners of the 87th Academy Awards based on their most important criteria: Muppet connections.

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January 9, 2015

The World of Muppet Crap: Poor Mokey!

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , — Guest Blogger @ 10:00 am

Mokey is a perfectly nice Fraggle. So why is Mokey merchandise so hard to come by?

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December 31, 2014

2014 in Review: Everything Most Wanted

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 2:19 pm

Our look back at the biggest and most important Muppet events, TV appearances, and ToughPigs articles from 2014! Oh yeah, and a new Muppet movie!

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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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