Make Muppet Performer Lego A Reality!

Jarrod Fairclough – Way back in October we showed off our friend Ivan Guerrero’s design for a Sesame Street Lego set, which you can still vote on by checking out that article.  Ivan recently submitted another design, this time showcasing a selection of the original Muppet performers! Inspired in part by the upcoming documentary Muppet Guys…

Other Documentaries We’d Like To See

Jarrod Fairclough – On March 16th, Frank Oz’s documentary Muppet Guys Talking will be released, joining the small but growing list of documentaries about the world of Muppets.  In 2012 we had Being Elmo, based on Kevin Clash, and then in 2014 Copper Pot Pictures released the gorgeous I Am Big Bird, detailing the career of…

The Top 10 Songs of: Cookie Monster

Kieran Moore – Up until today, if you’d asked me which Muppet I’m most like I probably would have replied Scooter, as I think I look like a bit like him and always try to be helpful. On the other hand, my family say I have Kermit’s demeanour; however it seems we’re all incorrect… Much has…

Muppet Guys Talking Q&A

Jarrod Fairclough – It seems the South by Southwest film festival was dominated by Frank Oz’s new Muppet documentary, Muppet Guys Talking.  The reviews so far are phenomenal, and it seems like there’s a real treat coming out way. After the premiere, Frank, Fran Brill, Dave Goelz, Bill Barretta and producer (and Frank’s wife) Victoria Labalme sat…

Frankly, The Muppets Need Frank

Jarrod Fairclough – Recently I suggested that Disney should hand the keys to The Muppets over to the performers for a moment, to see what these creative minds could conjure up when left alone with no constraints.  It’s a statement I still stand by, however with the recent premiere of the new documentary Muppet Guys Talking,…

‘Ernie and…’ Looking At Ernie & His Friends

Jarrod Fairclough – If I said ‘Ernie and’, 100% of those surveyed would say ‘Bert’.  Of course they would, Ernie and Bert are one of the most successful duos in the history of television.  But over the years, Ernie has been paired with a number of characters on the series, playing both the straight man and…