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Grover/F-Bomb Debacle Update: Frank Oz Wants You to Stop Projecting Onto Muppets

UPDATE: At a time when the nation finds itself hopelessly adrift in a moral quandry caused by the alleged foul-mouthness of Grover aka Grover Kent (see original reporting below), a voice filled with (appropriately enough) Yoda-like wisdom offered his ruling on the matter – which we can now classify "Case Closed" (for now). That's right, […]

Sesame Street's Mark Saltzman Wrote Bert and Ernie "As A Loving Couple"

In 1969, the famed felt pair of Bert and Ernie made their debut in the pilot episode of Sesame Street – and would remain a famous (and permanent) fixture on the long-running children's series. For nearly a half-century, these main Muppets used song, dance, and rubber duckies to make generations of kids into better human […]

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Mark Hamill Getting Emotional When Seeing Yoda is All of Us Too

Mark Hamill is a hero to a large number of us for many reasons, but chief among them is how he wears his emotions like a badge of honor. Those of us who have met him know what a warm and kind person he is. That is part of why his role in The Last […]

It's Christmas Time In These Delightful Emmet Otter Outtakes

Emmet Otter's Jugband Christmas might be my favorite Christmas special (that's actually of quality). I remember first seeing it at a neighbor's house because he had HBO and shouted across to my window that the Muppets were on TV. Kermit the Frog introduced the story, based on the book by by Russell Hoban and Lillian […]

Kermit And Miss Piggy Play Awkward On Jimmy Kimmel Live

I'll admit, I haven't been overly enamored with the The Muppets media campaign positioning Kermit and Miss Piggy's breakup as a real Hollywood-life event. It has, however, successfully sent then message that the new show is more mature in its themes than some — but certainly not all — previous Muppet series and films. Between […]

Yoda Makes His Debut In Star Wars Rebels

IGN has run a clip this morning from Disney's new animated series Star Wars Rebels. In this new clip we get Frank Oz voicing the first appearance of Yoda in the series. The episode, Path Of The Jedi, airs January 4th. [Source: IGN]