The Most Annoying Things About Being a Muppet Fan

Kyle Mahoney – Awhile back, I was chatting with the Mindset’s own Ryan Dosier about obnoxious things that happen to us as Muppet fans. I decided that it should be put into an article so all Muppet fans could revel in the annoyance. I even asked other Muppet fans for their submissions. If you would like to submit more annoying things for a future article, email us at Anyway… here it is!

  • Everyone who sees the following pictures will put them on your Facebook wall:
  • Explaining the following things to your friends:
    • What exactly Fraggle Rock is
    • The Muppets and Sesame Street are the kind of the same thing but kind of not
    • The Disney buyout of the Muppets its affects Kermit’s presence on Sesame Street
    • Ernie and Bert are just friends
    • Sesame Street is still okay to watch when you’re into your 20s
  • Coping with the cruel realities of…
    • Still not being able to own Seasons 4 and 5 of The Muppet Show
    • Admitting Studio DC: Almost Live and The Muppets’ Wizard of Oz both happened
    • Not being able to find any Fraggle Rock stuff
    • People not knowing the band members of the Electric Mayhem except Animal
    • Not living near any other huge Muppet fans

Fan Submissions:
“The most annoying thing about being a Muppets fan is whenever it crops up in conversation it’s usually followed by someone singing Mahna Mahna and you have to pretend it’s SO funny and nobody has EVER done that to you before.” From launchpadmcquinn

“the assumption that Cookie Monster no longer eats cookies, only vegetables.” From submarinefloats

“When you’re a 20 year old muppet fan and people laugh at you because ‘it’s a kid’s show'” from anonymous

The Muppet Mindset by Ryan Dosier,

2 thoughts on “The Most Annoying Things About Being a Muppet Fan

  1. I still don't see the hate behind THE MUPPETS' WIZARD OF OZ, yet I still don't see the love behind IT'S A VERY MERRY MUPPET CHRISTMAS MOVIE.

    As for Fraggle stuff, there's an old-fashioned general store downtown where I live that actually has really great Fraggle plushies (all of 'em – Gobo, Mokey, Wembley, Boober, Red), but they're so gosh-darn expensive!

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