- Sep 28, 2006
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As a kid the only one I cried for was when Gonzo's Camilla died and Nanny fixed her up.
Yes, a tear-jerking discussion regarding Muppets cannot be complete without anyreference to his passing. I remember 1990, I was sixteen, and having not really thought about SS or the Muppets, suddenly I felt that it was really over. Sure, they continued, but the true vision and spirit undeniably passed with Jim Henson. Frank Oz's retirement, while not tear-jerking, sealed it shut forever for me.Brinatello said:That has to be the show and scene where it finally hit me that Jim was truly gone and when the music started, I cried very hard. I still get choked up every time I see it.
Super Scooter said:"Uncle Kermit? What's your favorite part about the Muppets?"
"Well, Robin, there are those times when the Muppets aren't funny."
"Yeah, but I think that's the writers fault."
Third person to mention this episode. I think I was the first. I remember running up to my Mom crying because of what happened to Camilla.Lamina said:As a kid the only one I cried for was when Gonzo's Camilla died and Nanny fixed her up.
What, do you have it on tape or something? I remember it back in the day, really sad stuff.Kiki said:Hm... most tear-jerking Muppet moments? 'Ere's some of mine:
- The death of Mr. Hooper. Yeah I know it's SS, but it always makes me bawl like an ideot when I see it;