Sorry, Office fans! Ricky Gervais will reportedly not be making a guest appearance on the show’s series finale. He’s just too busy working on the upcoming Muppets movie! As if that wasn't bad enough, Steve Carrell, who brought the HIGHlarious and annoying Michael Scott to life, won’t be returning either! This just adds to our anxiety over the [...]
The art of puppetry has morphed over the years: from marionettes, to Muppets, to the dancing of shadows on far-away walls to Simon Morley's renowned stage show Puppetry of the Penis. But at the...
I’m not much of a fan of cable news or sports debate shows, but if anyone ever offered to pay me to debate which Muppets are the greatest, I’d be louder and more flamboyant than 10 Skip Baylesses. That said, I don’t know if I’d put the Swedish Chef at the top of my Muppets rankings, but he’d probably be somewhere in the Top 10. Show More Summary
Gene Kelly and Miss Piggy -- You Wonderful You, from episode 501 of The Muppet Show.
Winnipeg’s Boats have been a favorite of mine ever since their 2nd record Cannonballs, Cannonballs. Lead singer/songwriter Mat (far right) looks like an angry civil servant, but he sings like a Muppet. Boats “Haircuts for Everybody!!” This track made me a fan. Boats have just released their latest record A Fairway Full of Miners. When it came [...]
Jonathan Winters on The Muppet Show, episode 416 -- Part One; Part Two; and Part Three.
Community‘s “Intro To Felt Surrogacy” can be summed up in two words: too cute. This episode was, more or less, an homage to The Muppet Show. There was singing, a balloon adventure, a Jason Alexander cameo and psychotropic berries. The Players: Director: Tristram Shapeero Writer: Gene Hong Cast: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette [...]
The Gogolala Jubilee Jugband -- You Can't Rollerskate in a Buffalo Herd, from episode 104 of The Muppet Show.
Elton John Muppet Show costume – 1970s flashback! Anyone who grew up in the late 70s remembers The Muppet Show, and for many of us kids it was the highlight of our week. One episode you surely remember is when Elton John sang “Crocodile Rock”. Show More Summary
Liberace on episode 309 of The Muppet Show - a special Concert For Birds, part one, part two, and part three.
The Muppet Glee Club -- Temptation, from episode 101 of The Muppet Show.
Breed: Mixed Original Appearances: Purina Dog Chow commercials in 1962. Other Appearances: The Jimmy Dean Show, The Muppet Show, all he Muppet Movies, Muppets Tonight. Biography: In 1962, Jim Henson designed and Don Sahlin built Rowlf for Purina Dog Chow commercials, which he co-starred opposite Baskerville the Hound. Show More Summary
An image of Tina Fey on the set of the new muppets movie has made its way online. Fey will play a Russian prison guard in "The Muppets...Again!" and the image below shows her in full character. (h/t to Stitch Kingdom who spotted theShow More Summary
Kermit The Frog, Charles Aznavour, and Miss Piggy -- The Language of Love, from episode 109 of The Muppet Show.
Jim Nabors -- Gone With The Wind, from episode 106 of The Muppet Show.
Who says the Muppets are just for kids? Artist Kenny Durkin reimagines our beloved friends starring in less-than-kid-friendly movies and TV shows, including The Big Lebowski, Jaws and, of course, Lord of the Rings. Now imagine what Kermit could do with Legolas' dialogue. "They’re taking the Hobbits to… gulp… Isengard." Images courtesy of Kenny Durkin
If you know anything about Sesame Street's Count von Count, it's that he loves to count In Sesame Street's latest YouTube upload, the number-loving Muppet is counting the TV show's YouTube channel views. And for a good reason: Sesame...Show More Summary
The Wocka Wocka-ing Dead Clermont, Florida-based illustrator Kenny Durkin has created a fantastic series of illustrations that reimagine The Muppets as popular film and television show characters. You can view more from the series online at deviantART. Ghostmuppers The Big Bowwowski The Fellowship of the Muppets Muppets Inc. and TEETH Muppet’s Nightmare Before Xmas images [...]
Sometimes U.S. Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia remind me of Statler and Waldorf, the grumpy old cranks in the balcony of "The Muppet Show" — except that in the courtroom Thomas usually lets his fellow conservative do all the talking.
John Denver -- The Garden Song, from episode 401 of The Muppet Show.