Miss Piggy, portrayed as the iconic Laura Palmer.
Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear, voiced by Jim Henson and Frank Oz respectively, got into some deep stuff while talking for a camera test from The Muppet Movie. Is Fozzie a real bear? Fozzie also does a comedy set for cows, and Miss Piggy pressures Kermit into buying a house they can't afford.
The earnestness that fuels Kyle MacLachlan’s Agent Cooper could also be pretty applicable to another much-loved character: Kermit the Frog. In fact, it’s kind of spooky to see how easily The Muppets take to the world of David Lynch’s classic Twin Peaks. In Justin DeVine’s paintings ( … Read More
Mad Men and 90's dating show star Jon Hamm continued his reign of almost disgusting handsomeness during his most recent visit to Sesame Street. This time, he taught one of the show's resident Muppets about emotions. Read more...
Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 36 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. Show More Summary
Justin time for the upcoming Easter weekend comes Muppet Christ Superstar, an “album” of nine songs from the 1971 rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar—with the lead characters recast as Muppets. Kermit plays Jesus, of course, with Gonzo...Show More Summary
Kermit the Frog (Jim Henson) and Fozzie Bear (Frank Oz) hilariously engage in improvised existential banter about their greater state of being during this 1979 camera test for their first “live-action” film, The Muppet Movie. Kermit: Well Fozzie, the thing of it is though you’re not a real bear. You’re not a real natural bear. [...]
Ok, this isn’t new but a big thanks to Welcome To Twin Peaks for reminding us about this fantastic spoof from Sesame Street's ‘Monsterpiece Theater’. If that has you longing for more Muppetized Lynch, Welcome To Twin Peaks has you covered. Show More Summary
Thanks to Mad Men, Jon Hamm happens to be quite familiar with what the facial expression for "guilty" looks like. Murray (who is clearly Sesame Street's most annoying Muppet, no?) asks him to do that one and a few more ("frustrated," "amazed"), and it all feels a lot like Inside... More »
Canadian singer Christo Graham has turned the water of one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most beloved musicals into the wine of glorious, everlasting parody, recasting Webber’s musical life of Christ with an all-felt cast with Muppet Christ Superstar. Show More Summary
Here's a question we never thought to ask: how would Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera about the life of Jesus play with the Muppets? Now we know, thanks to the Muppet Christ Superstar album, with Kermit as Jesus, Gonzo as Judas, Miss Piggy as Mary Magdalene, and a chorus of clucking proto-Christian chickens. Read more...
by Dayna Evans APRIL 15 This is Seth Rogen's birthday. He turns 32 today. Seth Rogen was born in Vancouver, laughs like a Muppet, and is your ideal body type. He similarly has no idea how to do his own taxes. IRS I Rock Sandals Is Ringworm...Show More Summary
Taking his talents to a whole new realm, Jon Hamm unleashed his acting abilities on the latest episode of "Sesame Street." While hanging out with Murray (a furry red muppet), the "Mad Men" star answered a few questions about variousShow More Summary
Of Muppets And Men is a wonderful 52-minute documentary about the people who made The Muppet Show happen. Shot in 1980 during the show’s fifth season, the documentary took a look at the people who made the muppets, voiced the muppets, performed with the muppets and of course, the incredible vision of the late great [...]
Time for your weekly dose of the fantastic fandom-based art that’s hit the web this week with your Nerd Art Dump. Each and every week we pick and choose through the masses of prints and pics on the digital frontier to give you nothing but the best to fill your geek needs. So on with the dump. ABOVE: Because no […]
Rita Moreno and Animal -- Fever, from episode 105 of The Muppet Show.
Superhero comics are filled with aliens, talking animals, and parallel dimensions, but what if they were also filled with Muppets? Various artists imagine the meeting of Muppets and superhumans. Read more...
The box office chickens have really come home to roost for Disney's The Muppets. The divisive political partisanship that stunk up their re-launch a couple of years ago, has caught up to them in a fierce way with "Muppets Most Wanted." After 20 days in release, the sequel has grossed only $41 million. Show More Summary
Seth Rogen is bringing the funny — and hopefully, the Muppets — back to "Saturday Night Live."Rogen returns to host "SNL" for a third time Saturday, almost five years to the day since his last gig on April 4, 2009.But that wasn't the...Show More Summary
It is an all Muppet week at the Line it is Drawn! Reign of the Super Grovers! Gonzo is the Merc with a Beak! Rolf as Pizza Dog! All this and much more!