Not quite alternative titles but I always thought that A Muppet Christmas Carol and Muppets In Space rolled of the tongue better.
Also a Strangelove esque title: The Muppets Take Manhattan: or How Kermit Stopped Worrying and Learnt to Love the Pig.
I agree with Beuregard. If they are trying to get non-Muppet fans they don't neccesarily have to have a celebrity as the protagonist, the celebrity will obviously be on the poster and when they get into the cinema what does it matter what role that celebrity is playing they've already payed to...
It's really dissapointing because as I said before the dream sequences were one of the main reasons I watched the show. The references to films, TV and literature in there and the inventivness of these scenes were great and it doesn't really work with the new animation.
Just watched some of the new season, has the animation changed? It apears more clunky then previous seasons and the fantasy seasons which were usually where the show expelled seem to have become more downplayed to fit into the animation.
I would probably do a number with Crazy Harry like Jean Stapleton did with 'I'm Just Wild About Harry'. Be the second news reporter in a Muppet News Flash every time the Newman would cut to me having a wild news story that caused the Newsman to get hurt in some way. Go on stage with Fozzie and...
It seems like I had the opposite expeirience from most people on this thread, I first saw the Muppet movies I thought Kermit didn't have much personality other than being the only sane one in the group, watching the Muppet Show made me lighten to the character.