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February 23, 2017

The Muppet Show: 40 Years Later – Ethel Merman

Filed under: Feature,Reviews — Tags: , , — Julia Gaskill @ 8:00 am

A brassy broad brings Broadway bliss to The Muppet Show. Also: Java!

NEWS

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February 24, 2017

Cookie Monster Talks About the 5 Senses with a 5-Year-Old

Filed under: News — Tags: , , , — Ryan Roe @ 11:39 am

If you have a sense that this video will be cute, you’re correct.

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February 22, 2017

Sesame Street Muppets Respond to Frequently Googled Questions

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

Including Cookie Monster’s response to THAT question (about the veggies).

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February 21, 2017

Dance Magic Dance: Labyrinth Returns to Vinyl

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 2:37 pm

The Labyrinth soundtrack, with songs by David Bowie and Trevor Jones, will be re-released on record!

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February 17, 2017

Preview: Power of the Dark Crystal #1

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 5:14 pm

The Dark Crystal sequel begins here! Read the first few pages of the new comic book miniseries!

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February 16, 2017

First Look: Muppet Select Action Figures Series 4

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 1:51 pm

Get a glimpse of the Swedish Chef, Sam the Eagle, Rizzo, Dr. Teeth, and Zoot action figures!

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Honkers, Dingers, Monsters, and Chris Jackson Sing About Kindness

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 1:37 pm

Watch a new video with Hamilton’s Chris Jackson and a whole lot of Muppets!

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February 14, 2017

Miss Piggy, Other Muppets to Perform at the Hollywood Bowl

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

Watch Piggy and Uncle Deadly make the announcement!

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February 13, 2017

RIP Jazz Legend Al Jarreau

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 6:46 pm

Jazz singer Al Jarreau, who celebrated New Years Eve with Kermit the Frog in 1985, has passed away.

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Brielle’s Talks Love with Elmo

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 6:36 pm

The Ellen Show’s Brielle is talkin’ ’bout love with Elmo!

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Sesame’s Back to Work on The Today Show

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 6:26 pm

The Sesame gang is back on The Today Show with Elmo and Abby working the desk and Super Grover is unlocking doors.

ARTICLES

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February 6, 2017

Video Review: Diamond Select Muppet Action Figures v.2

Filed under: Feature,Reviews — Tags: , , , — Joe Hennes @ 11:27 am

Watch our in-depth video review of the latest Muppet action figures, including Animal, Bunsen, Beaker, and those two old guys in the balcony!

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February 3, 2017

Below the Frame Episode 4 – Caroll Spinney Spotlight

Filed under: News — Tags: , , , — Joe Hennes @ 5:13 pm

Watch the latest glimpse behind the scenes at Sesame Street, featuring Caroll and Debi Spinney!

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Sesame Cast Wears Adorable Chef Hats, Eats Cookies

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 3:41 pm

Elmo, Cookie Monster, and The Count talk cookie facts on Ellen!

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Preview: Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Giants #3

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 3:13 pm

Read the first few pages of the latest Storyteller: Giants comic!

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Frog-umentaries: Ideas for More Muppet Docs

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Joe Hennes @ 12:04 pm

After the news of Frank Oz’s Muppeteer documentary, we’ve got a few ideas for more Muppet-centric docs we’d like to see.

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February 1, 2017

First Look at Dark Crystal Children’s Book

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 6:13 pm

Get a sneak peek at the upcoming Dark Crystal children’s book, in stores this summer!

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The Muppet Show: 40 Years Later – Vincent Price

Filed under: Feature,Reviews — Tags: , , — Matthew Soberman @ 11:43 am

Vincent Price shows off his comedy, singing, culinary knowhow (and yes, spookiness) on The Muppet Show!

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January 31, 2017

A Frank Oz-Directed Muppet Show Documentary Is Coming

Filed under: News — Tags: — Ryan Roe @ 3:00 pm

Who wants to watch a bunch of “Muppet Guys Talking?” We do!

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January 30, 2017

The Other Oscars 2017

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

It’s our annual tradition of predicting Academy Award winners based on the utmost important criteria: Muppet connections!

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January 27, 2017

RIP The Storyteller’s John Hurt

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 10:17 pm

John Hurt, best known to Henson fans as The Storyteller, has passed away.

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Sesame Street is Brought to You by Jimmy Kimmel and the Letter Yook

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 11:20 am

Jimmy Kimmel teaches Elmo, Grover and Cookie about his new letter of the alphabet.

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January 26, 2017

The Muppet Show: 40 Years Later – Ben Vereen

Filed under: Feature,Reviews — Tags: , , — Louie Pearlman @ 11:41 am

Fozzie Bear gets locked away and Crazy Harry gets explosive in the Ben Vereen episode of The Muppet Show!

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January 25, 2017

RIP Mary Tyler Moore

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 3:53 pm

Legendary actress Mary Tyler Moore has passed away, and we’re remembering her appearance on Shalom Sesame.

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Netflix Checks In to Furchester Hotel

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:53 pm

The first two seasons of the Sesame Street spinoff are coming to Netflix on February 1st!

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January 24, 2017

Elmo, Oscar & Grover Hired by Fast Company

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 12:51 pm

Watch a couple new videos featuring the Sesame Street gang in their news jobs as Fast Company employees.

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January 23, 2017

Donald Trump: The Anti-Henson

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , — ToughPigs Staff @ 12:31 pm

It is the firm belief of the owners of ToughPigs that Donald Trump represents the opposite of the teachings of Jim Henson. Yeah, even the Muppet fan sites are getting involved.

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January 20, 2017

ToughPigs Art: Luke Flowers

Filed under: Art,Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:25 pm

See some amazing Muppet fan art from Luke Flowers, including several spotlights on Jim Henson himself!

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January 19, 2017

Elmo Makes Oscar Picks, Despite Not Being Old Enough for R-Rated Movies

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 5:55 pm

Elmo, Grover, and Cookie Monster share their thoughts about this year’s hottest movies.

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Below the Frame Episode 3 – Live from Sesame Workshop

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 4:24 pm

Watch the latest behind-the-scenes episode of Below the Frame, taking place in the Sesame Workshop office!

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January 16, 2017

The Muppet Show: 40 Years Later – Charles Aznavour

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

This week, Miss Piggy develops a fondness for French and a Whatnot feels pretty.

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