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Your Thoughts: Kermit on Dancing with the Stars on October 16, 2017

Erine81981

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I'm ok with it. I'll just have to get use to his voice over and over and over and over. I just hope they use more of him so that we can get use to his voice. I just hate that most of us who grew up during the time that Jim was still around we've been been through 3 voices and it's hard to get use it after so many years of so many performers but he is doing a fine job in helping our little green friend live on so I do appreciate Matt for that.
 

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Sorry to say this, I'm still not impressed, and I think Matt still needs a bit more work. I can't really say why, except for the fact that sometimes, when it comes to big changes like this, it takes me quite a bit of time to get used to these things. I'm not saying Matt is a bad Kermit, because he isn't. As I stated multiple times, I don't do well with change, but I am not going to come right out and dismiss his performance as Kermit just yet. Matter of fact, it took me awhile before I got used to Steve's Kermit, too.

BTW, who was singing "Rainbow Connection?" Ugh.
 

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Vogel hasn't really been presented with the chance to develop the character, so people are responding to the fact that it just looks and sounds like a bad Kermit impression. There's not much in the way of personality there - but again, that's because he hasn't been given a medium through which he can develop that personality.

I'm sure people felt the same way before Whitmire did a couple of movies. Some still thought it was just a bad Kermit impression, but I beg to differ.
 

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Vogel hasn't really been presented with the chance to develop the character, so people are responding to the fact that it just looks and sounds like a bad Kermit impression. There's not much in the way of personality there - but again, that's because he hasn't been given a medium through which he can develop that personality.

I'm sure people felt the same way before Whitmire did a couple of movies. Some still thought it was just a bad Kermit impression, but I beg to differ.
I agree with you there. I know that when Steve did his first Kermit I wasn't use to it and then later on I did. Matt just needs more things to do so that after a while we won't care till Disney does it again or the Muppet Family rips him out of our lives and puts a new replacement in. Now I don't see Matt ever going anywhere soon but I though Steve wasn't going to be going any where soon too (yeah I know it was 27 years) but I thought we would have been seeing him up till his 80's or 90's still either voicing Kermit kinda like Jerry did with The Count but I normally stay optimistic with anything like this. So I can't wait to see what Disney does with the Muppets and hopefully a new show or them bringing back the new show with new seasons on a different network or Netflix.
 
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