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Kiki

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Wow! you guys' have massive colllections!! I'm gonna make my list later...
 

Beauregard

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My list ain't large, but here it is! (With captions).

Muppet DVD's:
The Muppet Movie (Bought it at an airport on the way to visit some MC people)
The Muppet Caper (needed it to freeze frame a certain scene)
The Very Best of the The Muppet Show (*was SO surprised to see TMS clips on DVD in the UK back then*)
The Very Best of the Muppet Show Vol 2 (Should have been called The Second Best of the Muppet Show, me thinks.)
Muppet Family Christmas (Uncut! Thank you, British Music laws)
A Christmas Toy (Joined with the above)
Kermit's Swamp Years
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas (Should have entered for the world's longest title award...)
Muppet Wizard of Oz (R1 so I can't see it any more :stick_out_tongue:)

Video:
Muppet Celebration of 40 Years (Thank you, Second Hand Shops of the UK!!!)
Muppet Movie
Muppet Caper
Muppet's Take Manhattan
Muppet's From Space

Mini McDonald Toys:
Gonzo
Piggy
Rowlf
Kermit
Fozzie
Rowlf
Beaker
Animal
Rowlf (What? I DO have three of the same Rowlf...)

Backpacks/Handbags:
Gonzo Backpack
Gonzo Handbag (I don't use it...)
Fozzie Handbag (see above)

Busts:
I beg your pardon??? Oh, right...! *aheh*

Beauregard (naturally)
Piggy (Thank you birthdays!)
Janice
Crazy Harry
Rowlf (Oh my gosh, he is the best ever!)

Other:
Muppet Calendar (Tak Prawnie)
Muppet Stickers (Again, Thanks!)
Piggy Doll (With slinky black dress...thanks ye gods above...I mean...er...)
Plush Statler
Plush Woldorf
Plush Animal
Beauregard Action Figure
2 SS Posers
Before You Leap
Zoe soft toy


And...the piece de resistonce... (Hey, I'm not french, you think I can spell it? You're lucky I have a driver's license.)...Kermit the Frog Photo Poser!


I'm sure I'll think of some more as time goes by...and does my Muppet Family Gathering poster from Vic count?
 

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Are you from the U.K., Beauregard? Just asking, nothing wrong with it. But is your copy of The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years (I assume you meant that, and not 40) an official release, or a taped-from-TV release that you found in a store? If it's an actual official release, can you tell me if anyhting is cut from the special? If it is official, I'm surprised I haven't found info on it at Muppet Wiki (or the Muppet Central collectables guide).
 

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Oops, sorry. Yeah, I did mean 30 Years. As if there was a 40 Years Celebration...tsk tsk me.

It's an official release in a pink case with the a circle-cut out Kermit on the front, and a Jim henson logo that I don't recognise. The movie does have a rating cirtificate (U, Universal: Sutable for all) and is distributed by Virgin/PVG Limited.

Uncut, this copy even includes announcements of commercial breaks (as in, even though the commercials themselves are cut the Announcer says, "Stay tuned for more Muppets when we'll meet the Sesame Street cast."-ish)

I think it's a very rare find on video.
 

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It's too bad it wasn't released in America. I wonder if the video rights to non-Henson/ non-Sesame Street clips and certain songs in the clips were limited to the UK. The non-Henson/ Non-Sesame clips I'm referring to are clips from the Muppets appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Tonight Show, and other variety show appearances, as well as commercials that the Muppets appear in. If the video could have been released uncut in the US, then it's interesting that Henson thought to get the video rights to use certain clips and music that far back in advance, but didn't get the video rights to use certain music in A MUppet Family Christmas (which was produced at a time when videos were becomming more and more popular). Of course, if released now it would probably be cut. Then again, with various character ownership clip between companies, if released today it might have to be cut. But hopefuly Sesame Workshop would allow for it's characters and clips to be included, and hopefully Henson won't want to teach Disney a lesson for not allowing Kermit to be on the Emmet Otter DVD by refusing to allow Traveling Matt and Sprocket, clips from Fraggle Rock, characters from Emmet Ottewr (I don't know if Henson would care about it including characters it owns in the background, and I don't know if Disney would be aware that they are there), and possibly Sam and Friends characters to be there (I am confused on whether the characters from that show are owned by Henson or Disney, but I've read that the show itself is owned by NBC, which is owned by Universal).
 

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I've got a huuuge collection... I couldn't even begin to list them without taking inventory first. :smile: Part of it stems from the fact that all my friends know I'm a Muppet freak and so I get a lot of Muppet birthday and Christmas gifts. It's nice to know they're all looking out for me!

Anyway, the downside to my collection is that I started collecting when I was four years old (I still have the very first Baby Piggy puzzle that started it all!). This was still when the Muppets were uber popular from TMS and right around Jim's death, and as a kid I had all KINDS of cool Muppet stuff. But, as a kid, I played with all my stuff until I wore it out, so now I have little to nothing to show for the awesome vintage collectibles I once owned. :frown:

But, on the other hand, as a kid I didn't really care about collecting, and now I am glad that I got to use and enjoy them. I just wish I still had them now!
 

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Man I'm proud of my collection, pardon me if I sound like I'm tooting my own horn, but I need to stated that.

With that being said, I'll list at least, I feel, are the most important of my collection...

DVD's and VHS'

Labyrinth (Special collectors box set DVD as well as old VHS)
Dark Cyrstal (Same as "Labyrinth")
The Muppet Movie (both Vhs and DVD, not the 50th)
The Great Muppet Caper (both vhs and 50th DVD)
The Muppets Take Manhattan (DVD)
The Muppet Christmas Carol (Both VHS and 50th DVD)
Muppet Treasure Island (Both VHS and 50th DVD)
"Muppets From Space" (DVD)
"Sesame Street" presents "Follow That Bird" (DVD)
"Christmas Eve on Sesame Street" (DVD)
"Sesame Street 25 years: A Musical Celebration" (DVD)
"What's the Name of That Song" (DVD)
"Cookie Monster's Best Bites" (DVD)
"Emmet Otter"s Jug Band Christmas" (both vhs whichs feature's Kermit's opening and the DVD, which doesn't)
Joth Denver and The Muppets: Rocky Mountain Holiday" (DVD with the scene of Rowlf cut out)
Kermit's Swamp Years (DVD)
"It's A Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie" (DVD)
"The Muppets Wizard of Oz" (DVD)
"Muppets Magic from the Ed Sullivan Show" (DVD)
The Best of the Muppet Show Vols one and two (DVD)
Muppet Show season one (DVD)
Sesame Street old School Vol one (DVD)
Fraggle Rock seasons one and two (DVD)
Dinosaurs the whole series (all seasons sets, DVD)
Sam and Friends/ Wilkin's Coffee commercials (DVD)
A Muppet Family Christmas (Both cut vhs and uncut DVD)
Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson
Jim Henson's Funeral (I know it's seems odd that I have that on DVD, but I do.)
(The rest of this list is VHS')
The Frog Prince
Hey Cinderella
Muppet Classic Theater
Muppet Babies: Snow White and the Seven Muppets"
The Christmas toy
Muppet Babies: The Great Muppet Cartoon Show
Muppet Babies: The Daily Muppet
Muppet Babies: Be my Valentine
The Best of Kermit the Frog on Sesame Street
Sesame Street: Bedtime Stories and songs
The Tale of the Bunny picnic
Jim Henson Play-Along Video: Hey, You're as Funny as Fozzie Bear
The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 years
Kermit hosting "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
Puppet Up special on TBS
Four Episodes of "The Jim Henson Hour"
An Evening with Jim Henson and Frank Oz
(Playhouse videos)
Muppet Moments
Gonzo Presents Muppet Weird Stuff
The Kermit and Piggy Story
Children's Songs and Stories with the Muppets


Whew, I was going to list more including my 1970s toys, Palsaides figures, fast food giveaways, and many other items I feel are important to my collection, but I'll have to get back to everyone on that, :smile: :wink: .
 

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Ok I'm going to list more before I head into bed, :smile: .

1970's
Kermit Plush with valco, still mint in box, unopen
Rowlf stick puppet mint in package
Fozzie stick puppet mint in package
Piggy figure puppet mint in package, although the package has some wear
Congi Piggy car mint in package
Congi Animal car mint in package
Congi Kermit car mint in package
Piggy PVC
Zoot PVC

Palisades action figures
(Series one)
Kermit
Piggy
Dr. Teeth
Dr. Bunsen Honeydew

(Series two)
Fozzie
Gonzo
Crazy Harry
Floyd Pepper
Floyd Pepper (Chase Blue outfit)

(Series three)
Rowlf
Scooter
Lew Zealand
Zoot (Yellow)

(Series four)
Dr. Julis
Link Hogthrob
Mr. Samual Arrow
Rizzo (Red)

(Series five)
Gonzo
Pepe
Muppet Newsmas
Janice (Pink shirt)

(Series Six)
Statler
Waldorf
Patrol Bear
Clifford
Clifford (Chase)

(Series Seven)
Captain Smellot
Frog Scout Robin
Beau
Johnny Fiama (with photo of Mama)
Johnny Fiama (with photo of Sal)

(Series eight)
Movie Usher Scooter
Dr. Phil Van Neauter

(Series nine)
Lips (Black shirt)

Playsets:
Muppet Labs with Beaker
Pigs in Space with 1st mate Miss. Piggy

Mega Muppet Gonzo

PVC's:
Piggy, Gonzo and Snowths set
Sam, Mahna Mahna, and Thog set
Marley, Ghost of Christmas Present, and Fozziwig set

Excusives (in no order):
"Steppin out" Kermit
Hair down Piggy (EB games)
Palisades tour Animal
Invisable spary Fozzie
"Steppin Out" Benson and Beaker
"Superhero Scooter"
Koozenbane Kermit
"Steppin Out" Gonzo (Black tux)
Sweetums
Uncle Deadly (Classic look)
Vacation Pepe (Red)
Vacation Pepe (Blue)
Sliver and black Animal (Killertoys.com)
Adventure Kermit
Super Beaker
Penguins two pack
Jim Henson
Wedding of the century Kermit and Piggy two pack (I'm happy to own that)
Super Gover

Neca:
Jarreth Labyrinth figure


Fast Food (All from McDonalds):
All the Happy Meal toys of "Dinosaurs" Including under three bath toy of Baby Sinclair (all mint in package)
All Muppet Treasure Island Happy Meal toys includling under three bath toy (all MIP)
Gobo in radish car (MIP)
Boober and Wembley in Cucumber (MIP)
Under Three Red PVC (MIP)
Under Three Gobo PVC (MIP)
Gobo in Carrot (open)
Muppet Baby Fozzie (MIP)
Baby Kermit Christmas plush (with tag)
All four Great Muppet Caper glasses
Muppet Show 25 years: Fozzie (UK Happy Meal)
Muppet Show 25 years: Piggy (UK Happy meal)
Muppets: Sam (Swenden Happy meal, I think)
Muppets: Piggy (Same as Sam)

Muppet Sideshow busts:
Kermit
Piggy
Janice
Scooter
Link




Other:
Kermit photo Puppet Replica (Master Relpicas, real nice to my collection)
Kermit 1983 phone
Kermit Candlestick phone
Kermit Cookie Jar
Giant Pez of Cookie Monster
Brass keys dolls of Kermit in Tux (Big), "Retro" Kermit and Piggy (Not so big)
Janice 25 years (Muppet Show) plush
Boober 20 years (FR) plush
Jim Henson and the Muppets Stamps
 

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Wow those are some impressive collections! You must have really worked at that. I must admit I'm a tad envious.
 

JJandJanice

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Wow those are some impressive collections! You must have really worked at that. I must admit I'm a tad envious.
Thanks, yeah I did put some work into it. My collection has been known to freak out a few people who walk into my room, but hey no worries about that, :smile: .



Fast Food (All from McDonalds):
All the Happy Meal toys of "Dinosaurs" Including under three bath toy of Baby Sinclair (all mint in package)
All Muppet Treasure Island Happy Meal toys includling under three bath toy (all MIP)
Gobo in radish car (MIP)
Boober and Wembley in Cucumber (MIP)
Under Three Red PVC (MIP)
Under Three Gobo PVC (MIP)
Gobo in Carrot (open)
Muppet Baby Fozzie (MIP)
Baby Kermit Christmas plush (with tag)
All four Great Muppet Caper glasses
Muppet Show 25 years: Fozzie (UK Happy Meal)
Muppet Show 25 years: Piggy (UK Happy meal)
Muppets: Sam (Swenden Happy meal, I think)
Muppets: Piggy (Same as Sam)
I'm sorry I meant to say Red in Radish car.
 
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