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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.

NEWS

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May 3, 2016

Three New Labyrinth Comics Coming This Fall

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 3:33 pm

Archaia has three new comics and art tributes to Labyrinth coming later this year!

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See All 29 Dark Crystal Fan Film Contest Entries

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:38 pm

Dark Crystal fans made a bunch of fan films, and you can watch them all right now!

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May 2, 2016

Animal vs. Fall Out Boy at Radio Disney Music Awards

Filed under: News — Joe Hennes @ 1:47 pm

Watch Animal’s drum battle with Andy Hurley from the Radio Disney Music Awards!

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Have a Nice Cuppa Tea with the Labyrinth Coffee Table Book

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 11:00 am

Labyrinth: The Ultimate Visual History will be available this October!

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April 30, 2016

Sesame Street Adds 3 More Emmy Awards to Their Emmy Pile

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 10:32 am

Sesame Street won three more Emmys, including Outstanding Pre-School Series!

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April 28, 2016

How To Navigate Through the Labyrinth Board Game

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 1:57 pm

Watch a video with the gameplay of the upcoming Labyrinth board game!

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Jamie Foxx Might Possibly Maybe Star in Henson’s Happytime Murders Movie

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 9:00 am

Foxx is “in talks” to solve some puppet homicides.

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April 25, 2016

Old Timey Dark Crystal ReAction Toys Coming from Funko

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 11:48 am

Funko will be making new, old-looking Dark Crystal toys!

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Hoggle in HD: 30th Anniversary Labyrinth Coming to Blu-Ray

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 11:24 am

Labyrinth is coming back to Blu-ray with a 4K Ultra HD transfer and all new bonus features!

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April 21, 2016

RIP Prince, 1958-2016

Filed under: News — Tags: — Ryan Roe @ 1:00 pm

The artist was a guest star on Muppets Tonight in 1997.

ARTICLES

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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 8, 2016

Rumor: New Muppet Attraction at Disney World’s Hall of Presidents?

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:42 am

There may be a new Muppet attraction above Disney World’s Hall of Presidents.

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April 7, 2016

Go Behind the Scenes of Cookie Monster’s Siri Ad

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 4:34 pm

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Cookie Monster’s iPhone commercial!

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Sesame Street’s Maria to Get Lifetime Achievement Award

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 12:04 pm

Sonia Manzano will get a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Daytime Emmys!

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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

The Muppets to Appear at Something Called WE Day

Filed under: News — Joe Hennes @ 5:08 pm

The Muppets will appear at a live show for high schoolers this Thursday, April 7!

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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 5, 2016

The Electric Mayhem to Perform Live at Outside Lands

Filed under: News — Joe Hennes @ 1:21 pm

The Electric Mayhem will be a part of the Outside Lands festival in San Francisco this August!

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April 4, 2016

Confirmed: Muppets Courtyard at Disney World

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

The Muppet area at Disney World will be renamed as the “Muppets Courtyard”!

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April 2, 2016

Coming Soon: Sesame Documentary “Street Gang”

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 5:51 pm

We’re getting a new Sesame Street documentary!

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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 25, 2016

RIP Muppet Writer Tom Whedon

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 3:34 pm

Tom Whedon, Muppet writer and father of Joss Whedon, has passed away.

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March 24, 2016

11! 11 More Emmy Nominations for Sesame Street! Ah Ah Ah!

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 7:20 pm

Sesame Street received another heap of Daytime Emmy Award nominations!

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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 23, 2016

RIP David Smyrl: Sesame Street’s Mr. Handford

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 1:07 pm

The actor who played Mr. Handford on Sesame Street throughout the 1990s has sadly passed away.

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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 21, 2016

Disney World Reportedly to Rename Muppet*Vision Area

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

Good news! Maybe?

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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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