Muppet Madness Tournament 2011: Final Four!

Ah, The Muppet Madness Tournament… it seems like it grows up so fast. Why, only last week I could have sworn we were in the Regional, yet here we are, looking at the Final Four. And what a contest this is shaping up to be, huh? Out off the West we have Super Grover vs. Mr. Snuffleupagus and from the East is Rizzo the Rat vs. Statler and Waldorf. Odd how we tried to pair up the Muppets with Muppets from other productions yet we get Sesame vs. Sesame and Muppets vs. Muppets. Well anyway… here’s how we see this all going down:

Super Grover vs. Mr. Snuffleupagus
Does Snuffy stand a chance against everyone’s favorite furry, blue super monster? No… probably not. He may be big, but the sentimentality people feel for the shaggy fellow is not close to enough to topple such a huge fan favorite like Super Grover. One look at the adorable blue caped one and voters will most likely cast one towards him. He’s Not just a favorite, he’s a force to be reckoned with. If Super Grover wins the entire tournament I will not be at all surprised.

Rizzo the Rat vs. Statler and Waldorf
Some comments on the Tournament page have been saying that they’re shocked at how far Rizzo has come. I’m honestly pretty surprised too. After upset victories over Sam Eagle and The Penguins, it seems that Rizzo, the rat who could, will finally meet his match in Statler and Waldorf. The fierce words and stiff competition being put up by the two old farts seemingly can’t be stopped. Rizzo’s American Idol journey will probably end here. …Wait, what? Wrong show? Oh. Well… no one reads this anyway, so what’s it matter?

If my predictions are correct we’ll be looking at a Super Grover vs. Statler and Waldorf championship round. And, honestly, I’ve been predicting that since the votes started pouring in for Round 1. Oh, and did I mention… you can now vote EVERY 4 HOURS! Yes, for this round ONLY, you can now vote in the Final Four every 4 hours! I am so excited! Oh, how I love Muppet Madness! I can’t wait to see how it all plays out–and what surprises we have up our sleeves! (Yes, that’s right, not even we know what surprises we have!)

The Muppet Mindset by Ryan Dosier

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