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May 16, 2016

Celebrating Jim Henson: Very Brief Cameos

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 10:33 am

Ranking Jim Henson’s on-screen cameos from all the Muppet movies, specials, and random video appearances!

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May 9, 2016

Usher vs. Grover: When Pop Songs and Sesame Street Songs Collide

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , — Staci Rosen @ 8:53 am

What do Celine Dion and Prairie Dawn have in common? What do R. Kelly and Little Chrissy have in common? Answer: Both pairs have sung songs with the same title!

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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 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 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 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 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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February 26, 2016

The World of Muppet Crap: Board Games

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , — Guest Blogger @ 9:12 am

There have been a bunch of Muppet board games over the years. Are any of them worth a roll of the dice?

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February 22, 2016

The Other Oscars 2016

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:16 pm

We predict the winners of the 88th Academy Awards based on their most important criteria: Muppet connections.

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February 5, 2016

Watch Muppet Fan Sites Talk About The Muppets

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 9:02 am

Watch Joe from ToughPigs and Jarrod from Muppet Mindset chat about the return of The Muppets!

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February 1, 2016

The Perfect New Muppet Show

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

A foolproof idea to win back the casual viewers and silence the complainers.

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January 29, 2016

Make America HATE Again: Ronald Grump on Sesame Street

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Guest Blogger @ 12:00 pm

Donald Trump has been parodied three times on Sesame Street, and in all three he’s a villain. Is anyone actually surprised??

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December 31, 2015

2015 in Review: The Muppets’ Grand Return to TV

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 11:03 am

We’re looking back on all of the Muppet, Sesame, and Henson happenings from the past year, as well as our favorite ToughPigs articles!

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December 24, 2015

The Contest in the Toy Chest: The Christmas Toy vs. Toy Story

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Matthew Soberman @ 11:51 am

Is Toy Story just a rehash of The Christmas Toy? Probably!

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December 21, 2015

ToughPigs Roundtable: Muppet Holiday Traditions

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , — ToughPigs Staff @ 10:19 am

The ToughPigs writers share their holiday traditions of watching Muppet specials, decorating with Muppet ornaments, and listening to Muppet music!

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December 16, 2015

How the Muppets Fit Into the Star Wars Universe

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Joe Hennes @ 12:02 pm

Crazy theory: The Muppets are in-continuity in the Star Wars universe. Or the other way around.

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December 11, 2015

The World of Muppet Crap: The Mahna Mahna Record

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , — Guest Blogger @ 8:00 am

Cool, it’s a Mahna Mahna album. But wait… THAT’S NOT A MUPPET.

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November 25, 2015

Yes, We Have Seen the Sesame Street Thanksgiving Comic

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 11:25 am

A handy link to share with your friends who send you THAT picture. Again.

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November 9, 2015

Strange Revelation: Sesame Street Isn’t Real?

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , — Staci Rosen @ 8:00 am

A lifelong Sesame Street fan makes a very unusual confession.

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October 29, 2015

Halloween Parade 2015!

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 12:49 pm

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

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