Muppet Retro Reviews: The Jim Henson Hour Episode 8

Michael Wermuth Jnr – Episode 8 of The Jim Henson Hour features the MuppeTelevision episode “Videotape” with guest star Buster Poindexter, and The StoryTeller episode “The True Bride”. In “Videotape”, Gonzo is supposed to work on the music video but instead leaves town to host a poultry contest, but still has a presence at the station…

Appreciating Animal

Michael Wermuth Jnr – Animal is one of the most popular Muppets. He’s the drummer for Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem, the only member of the band who appeared regularly on Muppet Babies, was a popular character for guest stars to request screen time with, and has been one of the most marketable characters. But…

Michael Ranks ‘The Muppets’

Michael Wermuth – Well, the first season of The Muppets. is over. So far, it’s a great show. Hopefully we’ll get another season. And if we don’t, at least ABC aired every produced episode (in contrast to how NBC only aired 9 out of 12 episodes of The Jim Henson Hour and ABC only aired 10…

Confusing Dinosaurs Continuity

Michael Wermuth Jnr – Dinosaurs wasn’t really a “continuity show”. All episode plots were self-contained (unless you count the two-part “Nuts to War”). If a major change happened in one episode (such as Roy and Monica getting married in “Green Card”, Baby getting named Ugh Ugh I’m Dying You Idiot in “And the Winner Is…”, or…

6 Great ‘Muppets Tonight’ Episodes

Michael Wermuth Jnr – Well, today’s the 20th anniversary of Muppets Tonight. So I thought it’d be a great time to list some of the best episodes. Do to the small number of episodes (22), I decided to make the article be on just the top six (and in chronological order).  Enjoy! 1.       Episode 101: Michelle…

Five Great Forgetful Jones Sketches

Michael Wermuth – Forgetful Jones is a great character. He’s one of Richard Hunt’s best characters from Sesame Street. So today, let’s honor the best segments with Forgetful Jones. Here are the top five Forgetful Jones segments. 5. Brushing Teeth Forgetful’s first segment is a good one, establishing Forgetful Jones, Clementine, and Buster. It takes place at…