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    More Muppet Dvd Nitpicks

    VOLUME 7: GEORGE BURNS: The "Gonzo fiddles while George Burns" gag is used 3 times in this episode. The sketch where Luncheon Counter Monster eats a machine was originally done on the Ed Sullivan show, with the monster being a prototype for Cookie Monster. The Muppets that sing with...
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    More Muppet DVD Nitpicks

    VOLUME FOUR: PETER SELLERS: Some of the Muppets that are seen in the gypsy violinist number are Louisey and Gramps from the jugband, William Tell's son (who was in the Alice Cooper episode), and Wanda. A live goat also appears in this number. This episode marks the second time the song...
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    Nitpicker's Guide to the "Best of the Muppet Show"

    VOLUME ONE: ELTON JOHN--Despite the fact that the Electric Mayhem is in most of Elton's numbers, Zoot is highly conspicious by his absence. The one time he does appear ("Goodbye Yellow Brick Road"), he's reduced to background vocalist. The pink Whatnot in "Any Old Iron" is missing his left...
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    The Muppets Do Dr. Seuss

    Yes, I know about "Wubbulous World" (I could just picture Mokey Fraggle and Sal Manila in the control room at odds during that one--Kathryn and Brian co-directed). But a while ago, I came up with the concept of Gonzo showing off his directorial skills by putting on avant-garde interpretations of...
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    Another Muppet Show Outline--special guest Mel Welles!

    For those of you who don't know who Mel Welles is, he is an actor who's appeared in countless films, usually between the 1940's-1960's. He was in many of Roger Corman's sci-fi B-movies, most notably "The Little Shop of Horrors" where he created the role of Gravis Mushnik, and "The Undead", in...
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    Another Muppet Show Outline-Special Guest Lily Tomlin

    SPECIAL GUEST: LILY TOMLIN COLD OPENING: Scooter tells Lily Tomlin she has 15 seconds to curtain, but "Ernestine the Telephone Operator" says she'll notify Lily. "One ringy-dingy...two ringy-dingies..." OPENING THEME OPENING NUMBER: Rowlf, in tribute to his former employer, sings "Big...
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    Characters that were on The Muppet Show and Sesame Street

    Here's the list I have: Kermit the Frog Rowlf Mahna Mahna Beautiful Day Monster Gladys the Cow Ernie Bert Big Bird Cookie Monster Grover Count von Count Purple female Anything Muppet Orange Anything Muppet little boy
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    From Emmet Otter meets American Idol

    Emmet Otter Meets American Idol My favorite holiday special of all-time is Jim Henson's feel-good tale of two poor otters that risk their modest assets to buy each other a memorable Christmas gift. Of course, I am talking about none other than "Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas," which...
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    Muppet Show DVD Audits

    These are done episode-by-episode. If anyone disagrees, I'm all for feedback, hokay? VOLUME 1: ELTON JOHN: Best Song: "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" (Elton John & Miss Piggy) Best Sketch: "Pigs In Space--Boredom" (Miss Piggy, Capt. Link Hogthrob, Dr. Julius Strangepork, Swedish Chef...
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    What if THIS happened?

    WEMBLEY: "GOBOOOOOOOOOOO! GOOOOOOOOOOOOBOOOOOOOO!!!!" GOBO: "What is it, Wembley?" WEMBLEY: "I was on my way to the Brushplant Caverns when I heard this GREAT music!" GOBO: "Great music, eh? Singing Caverns, perhaps? Let's go and get the gang and find out what it is!" (and they cut...
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    Looking for Fraggle MP3's

    Hi! I went to, and Henson bless the folks behind it! Chock full of FR MP3's, enough to make my own custom FR CD...recreating the original Fraggle Rock disc (to the best of my ability) and then some! However, I still want MORE! :) If anyone has the MP3's of the...
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    Muppet Show DVD Nitpicks, Volume 3

    HARRY BELAFONTE: CAST LIST: Jim Henson--Kermit the Frog, Rowlf, Waldorf, Capt. Link Hogthrob, Swedish Chef, various others Frank Oz--Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, African Mask, various others Jerry Nelson--Sgt. Floyd Pepper, Lew Zealand, Dr. Julius Strangepork, Eric the Parrot...
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    Muppet DVD Nitpicks Vol. 2

    Mark Hamill: CAST: Jim Henson--Kermit the Frog, Waldorf, Newsman, Capt. Link Hogthrob, sheep, various others Frank Oz--Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, sheep, shark, various others Jerry Nelson--Sgt. Floyd Pepper, Robin the Frog, Dr. Julius Strangepork, Angus MacGonagle, sheep, eel...
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    Muppet Show DVD Nitpicks

    VOLUME ONE: ELTON JOHN Cast: Jim Henson--Kermit The Frog, Rowlf, Dr. Teeth, Waldorf, Swedish Chef, Capt. Link Hogthrob, others Frank Oz--Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, Sam Eagle, various others Jerry Nelson--Sgt. Floyd Pepper, Dr. Julius Strangepork, Camilla, various others...
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    Elmo in Grouchland Question

    Did Kermit make a cameo in this movie? The reason why I ask: I recently got my Vol. 11 Muppet Show DVD and the episode w/Roy Rogers & Dale Evans is on that one. There's a dialogue between Roy and Kermit about how many movies they've done. At the time, Roy had been in 189, while Kermit had...
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    The Return of the Muppet Show Outlines--Special Guest, James Taylor

    SPECIAL GUEST: JAMES TAYLOR BRIAN HENSON INTRO: "Hi, I'm Brian Henson. This episode starred legendary singer and songwriter James Taylor. James was no stranger to working with Muppets, he had appered on 'Sesame Street' before. Here we recycle a bit we used on that show, as he sings 'Your...
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    How many TMS guests have you seen live?

    Here's who I've seen and when: Julie Andrews (1988) Victor Borge (1992) Bernadette Peters (1992) (and shared an elevator with her!) Ben Vereen (2001) My mom and dad also saw Harry Belafonte in 1995!
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    Favorite Count Von Count Moments

    Counting the lights on Sesame Street going on at the beginning of the show...and going off at the end. The last one to go off is the streetlight, so he sleeps on the lamp post until the morning. The Rocky Horror spoof with Susan Sarandon,where he and Susan stop off at a gloomy castle on a...
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    Your 10 Favorite Sesame Street Songs

    Here are mine! 1. J Friends-if anything because the voices Jerry and Jim used for the Anything Muppets in this song would later be used for Floyd & Dr. Teeth 2. Ha Ha--a rare Harvey Kneeslapper appearance! 3. I Love Trash--OSCAR RULES! 4. Put Down The Duckie--I always liked this one 5...
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    Another TMS Outline--Special Guest Tom Waits!

    SPECIAL GUEST: TOM WAITS Cold Opening: Scooter, Tom Waits, & monsters Scooter: "Tom Waits, 15 seconds to curtain, Mr. Waits!" Tom: (strumming on an antique obscure stringed instrument) "Thank you, Scooter. You know, it's so nice to be normal..." Scooter: "But Tom, we put you on the...