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December 22, 2016

ToughPigs Roundtable: Muppet Christmas Music

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , , — ToughPigs Staff @ 11:47 am

The ToughPigs writers (somehow) narrow down and share their favorite Muppet Christmas songs!

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December 21, 2016

‘Twas the Cookie Before Christmas

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 11:32 am

Cookie Monster eats cookies, reads a Christmas poem, and eats cookies in a new video!

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The Muppets Are the Key to the Art Carney Santa-matic Universe

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

The Muppets, Art Carney, and Santa Claus: This fan theory will ho-ho-ho your mind!

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December 20, 2016

Why the Dickens Is it Always A Christmas Carol?

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: — Matthew Soberman @ 12:49 pm

What is it about “A Christmas Carol” that made the Muppets adapt it so many times??

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December 19, 2016

From Page to Screen: Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , , — ToughPigs Staff @ 12:35 pm

Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree is one of the worst Henson productions ever. But did you know it’s based on a book???

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December 11, 2016

Cookie Monster Goes Cookie Caroling

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 5:46 pm

Cookie Monster rewrote the lyrics to a few Christmas songs. They’re cookie songs now.

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December 5, 2016

Deck the Halls with Piggy and Harry

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 4:05 pm

Watch Miss Piggy sing “Deck the Halls” with Harry Connick Jr.!

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November 30, 2016

REVIEW: Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas

Filed under: Feature,Reviews — Tags: , , — Matthew Soberman @ 11:50 am

Travel back in time to a 19th century version of Sesame Street as we cover their newest Christmas special!

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November 25, 2016

Watch the Muppets Lead Off the Macy’s Parade

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 2:12 pm

Video of the Electric Mayhem, Sesame Street, Miss Piggy, and more from the Macy’s Parade!

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November 11, 2016

Deck the Halls with a New Sesame Street Christmas Special

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

“Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas” will flash back in time to a 19th century version of Sesame Street on November 25th.

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June 16, 2016

UPDATED: Christmas Cheer Is Brewing at Sesame Street

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 7:00 am

Also Audra McDonald. And Jim Gaffigan. UPDATE: And Zosia Mamet!

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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 23, 2015

In Defense of A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa

Filed under: Feature,Reviews — Tags: , , — Julia Gaskill @ 12:22 pm

Could “Letters to Santa” actually be a great Christmas classic? Yeah, it definitely is.

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December 22, 2015

From Page to Screen: Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 10:43 am

Our comparison of Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas to the original book!

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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 6, 2015

Miss Piggy and Michelle Obama Are Your Christmas Storytelling Team

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 5:36 pm

Watch Piggy and Michelle Obama read “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas”!

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November 24, 2015

VCR Alert: Miss Piggy at National X-Mas Tree Lightning Ceremony

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

Miss Piggy will help light the big Christmas tree in Washington DC on December 4th!

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April 27, 2015

Hang a Shining Pig Upon the Highest Bough

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 5:25 pm

This year’s Muppet ornament from Hallmark will be Miss Piggy!

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December 22, 2014

UK VCR Alert: Muppets on ITV Christmas Special

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 11:22 am

On Boxing Day! Which is after Christmas. What’s up with that?

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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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