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The Muppets

November 23, 2011

When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet roommate, Walter, swoop in to help the gang put on a show and raise the $10 million they need to save the day.

When the Muppets graduate from Danhurst College, they take their song-filled senior revue to New York City, only to learn that it isn't easy to find a producer who's willing to back a show starring a frog and a pig. Of course, Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy won't take no for an answer, launching a search for someone to take them to Broadway.

Muppets Most Wanted

March 21, 2014

While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.

Muppets from Space

July 14, 1999

When Gonzo's breakfast cereal tells him that he's the descendant of aliens from another planet, his attempts at extraterrestrial communication get him kidnapped by a secret government agency, prompting the Muppets to spring into action. It's hard to believe Gonzo's story at first, but Kermit and friends soon find themselves on an epic journey into outer space filled with plenty of intergalactic misadventures.

The Great Muppet Caper

June 26, 1981

Kermit and Fozzie are newspaper reporters sent to London to interview Lady Holiday, a wealthy fashion designer whose priceless diamond necklace is stolen. Kermit meets and falls in love with her secretary, Miss Piggy. The jewel thieves strike again, and this time frame Miss Piggy. It's up to Kermit and Muppets to bring the real culprits to justice.

Beloved by children of all ages around the world, Elmo is an international icon. Few people know his creator, Kevin Clash, who dreamed of working with his idol, master puppeteer Jim Henson. Displaying his creativity and talent at a young age, Kevin ultimately found a home on Sesame Street. Narrated by Whoopi Goldberg, this documentary includes rare archival footage, interviews with Frank Oz, Rosie O’Donnell, Cheryl Henson, Joan Ganz Cooney and others and offers a behind-the-scenes look at Sesame Street and the Jim Henson Workshop.

The Muppets' Wizard of Oz follows a young woman named Dorothy Gale who dreams of becoming a singer but is unable to pursue her dreams. After being swept up by a tornado with her pet prawn Toto, Dorothy embarks on a journey to meet the Wizard of Oz, the person who both Dorothy and the citizens of Oz believe can help make her dream come true.

Follow That Bird

August 2, 1985

Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to find him.

In this one-hour special, Kermit the Frog throws a glamorous party at the Cocoanut Grove nightclub to celebrate the premiere of the Muppets' first feature film, The Muppet Movie. Hosts Dick van Dyke and Rita Moreno interview the wide array of celebrities and Muppets who attend the event. Gary Owens serves as off-camera announcer, and appears on-screen to introduce Miss Piggy.

The Muppets Go to the Movies aired on ABC on May 20, 1981 to help promote The Great Muppet Caper. The special was taped between March 9 and 17, 1981. In this one-hour special, Lily Tomlin and Dudley Moore join the Muppets in a tribute to film classics. Kermit the Frog hosts the program, which begins with an all-cast rendition of "Hey a Movie!" from The Great Muppet Caper.

While the Muppets prepare a tribute to the late Jim Henson, they learn about the life and career of the renowned puppeteer/film maker.

Everybody's heard about this bird! Sesame Street's old fuss and feathers, Big Bird, will entrance kids with this collection of stories that only he can tell. Big Bird's gathered his favorite yarns for a truly entertaining, once-upon-a-time reverie that might appeal to quite a few adults, too.

Filmed right after the merger between Disney and Jim Henson productions, the Muppet's are featured heading to the greatest place on earth, Walt Disney World. Kermit and Robin take the gang to the swamp for a vacation in Califorina. It is the annual Bug Fry and it's a journey to the roots again for Kermit and Robin. However, the rest of the cast is less than excited about being in a stinking bog. When it is mentioned that they can see the fireworks from Disney, everyone is excited and wants to go to the park instead of being at the bug fry. Kermit says the'll take a short peak and be right back. As the Muppets accidentally break into the park, security tries to round them all up as they visit all of the parks. Magic Kingdom, Epcot, and Disney/MGM. Finally, after being round back up, they get a chance to meet the one and only Mickey Mouse and show a huge musical number at the end.

I Love Muppets

March 31, 2002

I Love Muppets is a BBC documentary that first aired on April 1, 2002 on BBC2. The special is hosted by Gonzo with Pepe the King Prawn and Bobo the Bear. Interviewees included Julie Andrews, Alice Cooper, Brian Henson, Nigel Lythgoe, Peter Harris, Kermit the Frog, Dom DeLuise, Frank Oz, James Coburn, Vanessa Feltz, Florence Henderson, Bill Barretta, Leo Sayer, Tim Curry, Louise Gold, Dave Goelz, Rollin Krewson, Kevin Clash, Chris Langham, Deborah Harry, Cleo Laine, Floyd Pepper and Jerry Nelson, as well as puppet troupes Zippy & George from Rainbow, Zig & Zag, Keith Harris & Orville & Cuddles, and Muppet fans Marcus Brigstoke, Shauna Lowry, Ed Byrne, Adam Bloom, Peter Kay, Rowland Rivron, Steve Punt and Mike Dixon.

The Muppets will take part in a "Muppets All-Star Comedy Gala" at Just For Laughs 2012 in Montreal from July 10 -29th.

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square join the Muppets® from Sesame Street® and guest vocalist Santino Fontana (the voice of Prince Hans in the popular Disney movie Frozen) in a celebration of the spirit of Christmas. Fontana makes his entrance on this beautifully produced show in a hot air balloon surrounded by large toy airplanes that drop from the ceiling as the Choir opens with the number "The Candyman/Pocketful of Miracles." Other standout moments are a duet with the Count and the Choir's organist, Richard Elliott, to the tune of "The Twelve Days of Christmas," a medley of songs from Sesame Street® as well as the popular "Keep Christmas With You," and hilarious hijinks and banter from the Muppets® from Sesame Street® throughout the show. This show is a world-class performance perfect for all ages as you celebrate the Christmas holiday.

The Great Santa Claus Switch

December 5, 1970

On December 20, 1970, Jim Henson, Art Carney and Ed Sullivan came together for a special Christmas show. Santa Claus (Art Carney) and his elves are ready to deliver presents to children everywhere... But, Cosmo Scam (also Carney) has hatched a plan to kidnap Santa and take his place! One by one, Cosmo abducts Santa's elves and replaces them with his evil henchmen. Can Fred the Elf (Jim Henson) save Christmas before Cosmo burglarizes the world? And will Thig and Thog (Frank Oz and Jerry Nelson), Lothar (Henson) and the Frackles ever find the Christmas spirit? Featuring original songs by Joe Raposo (Sesame Street), this early Jim Henson Muppet special introduced monsters who appear in Muppet productions to this day, like Thog, the Frackles, and the puppet that became Gonzo.

A documentary which examines the creation and co-production of the popular children's television program in three developing countries: Bangladesh, Kosovo and South Africa.

Best Ever Muppet Moments

March 11, 2006

Best Ever Muppet Moments is an ITV documentary that aired on March 11, 2006. It was written by Craig Shemin and narrated by Phillip Schofield. The special served as a celebration of Jim Henson's creations, to mark the 50th birthday of Kermit the Frog. An all-star cast of celebrity fans recall their favorite moments from the show. Similar to I Love Muppets, the documentary also explains the history of the series and its characters. Interviews were conducted with Twiggy, Alice Cooper, Liza Minnelli, Brian Henson, Dave Goelz, Jerry Nelson, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Frank Oz, Sam the Eagle, Fozzie Bear, Rita Moreno, Lynda Carter, Bruce Forsyth, Statler and Waldorf, Steve Whitmire, Christopher Eccleston, Robson Green, Alan Whicker, Michael Parkinson, Des O'Connor, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Beaker, Davina McCall, Mark Hamill, Helen Mirren, Angus Deayton, Harry Belafonte, Gonzo, Martin Baker, and Peter Harris.

Trace the life and career of visionary puppeteer Jim Henson through this fascinating documentary, which profiles the creative genius's early endeavors in college, his incredible contributions to "Sesame Street" and the creation of "The Muppet Show." In addition to interviews with Henson, his wife, Jane, and close collaborator Frank Oz, this in-depth special also offers viewers a peek inside the magical Henson Workshop.

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