REVIEW: Disney Drive-On with the Muppets

Mitchell Stein – In order to promote Muppets Most Wanted on Blu-Ray, Disney released an awesome brand new Muppet digital series exclusive to their digital movie streaming service Disney Movies Anywhere. While the show is really called Disney Drive-On With the Muppets, the small cast of Muppets who appear are just Walter, Kermit, Pepe, Bobo, Big Mean Carl,…

News Update: September 13, 2014

SEPTEMBER 13, 2014 The Muppets visited America’s Got Talent on Wednesday night, and Kermit and the gang took over the talent show with great aplomb. First, they performed “The Muppet Show Theme” with revised lyrics, then Miss Piggy performed “It’s Raining Men” with Heidi Klum and someone called Mel B (who, oddly, is not a Sesame Street character).…

Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: Betty Lou

Written by Mike Baldasare. BETTY LOU Performed by… Various First appearance… Sesame Street Season 1 (1969) Most recent appearance… Sesame Street “What’s Different?” Book (2009) Best known role… Sesame Street’s resident Anything Muppet young girl WHO IS BETTY LOU? Betty Lou is a young girl who lives on Sesame Street, and had been variously played…

Muppet Retro Reviews: Muppets Tonight, Part 8

Abigail Maughan – Thanks to everyone who voted in the recent poll! “The Best of Muppets Tonight,” “Johnny Fiama Leaves Home,” and the Dennis Quaid episode win, with the Prince episode and “The Cameo Show” close behind. See for yourself here, if you so desire. Now, let’s finish this up, shall we? 211—ANDIE MCDOWELL PLOT: With…

News Update: September 6, 2014

SEPTEMBER 6, 2014 The Muppets will be appearing on NBC’s America’s Got Talent this coming week, as announced by host Nick Cannon on the show last week. We’re not sure if the Muppets will show up on Tuesday night’s show or Wednesday night’s show, but as soon as we know, we’ll update this and let you know as…

Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: The Frackles

Written by James A. Pilsworth. THE FRACKLES Performed by… Various First appearance… The Great Santa Claus Switch (1970) Most recent appearance… Muppets Most Wanted (2014) Best known role(s)… Random, colorful, sometimes evil monsters who inhabit the Muppet universe. WHO ARE THE FRACKLES? The Frackles are a unique species of Muppet monsters who have appeared as early…