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Henson sells Muppets to Disney

Discussion in 'Muppet Headlines' started by samtheeagle, Feb 17, 2004.

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What do you think of Disney buying the Muppets and Bear?

Poll closed May 17, 2004.
  1. It's great! Disney can keep the Muppets alive and visible.

    58 vote(s)
    40.0%
  2. It's awful! The Muppets will go downhill and quality will suffer.

    87 vote(s)
    60.0%

  1. Kimp the Shrimp

    Kimp the Shrimp Active Member

    well its been almost 2 years

    how do you feel now about Disney owning the Muppets
     
  2. sugarbritchez

    sugarbritchez Active Member

    Not only did I never think that Disney would buy the Muppets.......I surely didn't think that Pixar would sell out to Disney either....I was totally surprised on both accounts.
     
  3. Honestly, I don't see all that much difference either way.
     
  4. Kimp the Shrimp

    Kimp the Shrimp Active Member

    there was just alot of hope that became same old same old
     
  5. OverUnderAround

    OverUnderAround New Member

    It would have been nice if Michael Eisner had just brought the Muppets (with some of his investor pals) for himself. Then the Muppets would have thrived.
     
  6. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    My jury's still out on the whole thing. Good question though, Kimp!
     
  7. beaker

    beaker Well-Known Member

    All I got to say is Eiger Schmeiger...Steve Jobs is now the number one shareholder in Disney, one of the top most powerful media companies in the world. I wonder what sort of effect this would have on the Muppets? Pixar is ACTUALLY the kind of company that should be running The Muppets, not Disney.
     
  8. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    Oh, dear! CGI MUPPETS?!

    No way. I liked the stuff they did in the Super Bowl commercials, though!
     
  9. Sgt Floyd

    Sgt Floyd Well-Known Member

    CGI? Your kidding! Disney is Gonna ruin it! :boo:
     
  10. a_Mickey_Muppet

    a_Mickey_Muppet Well-Known Member

    No people! they only used GC for this one little 1 sec clip of kermit. doenst mean Disney is making any CGI movies/shows etc. dont worry! quit! :rolleyes: :)
     
  11. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    I didn't SAY they CGI'ed anything. Nothing was. It's all cut and paste en video.
     
  12. Nayefisamuppet

    Nayefisamuppet New Member

    I don't rekon it'll go CG. Maybee a spin off though.
     
  13. jacobl

    jacobl New Member

    cgi muppets could be a bit hard to swallow for me ;)
     
  14. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    Not to mention it might cause you to be electrocuted. Sallowing a computer that cgi'ed a Muppet and...um...okay, the joke was stretched. :o
     


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