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Any news on the New Muppet Show?

Discussion in 'Muppet Appearances' started by DisneyWy, Apr 29, 2005.

  1. unclematt

    unclematt Active Member

  2. travellingpat

    travellingpat Active Member

    So...Im guessing this show is off?
  3. Sgt Floyd

    Sgt Floyd Well-Known Member

    Depends which show you mean. As of now the americas next muppet is going to premeir. The "new" show they were talking about is canceld :(
  4. Marky

    Marky Member

    To what 'Other show' are you referring to (besides the America's Next Muppet?
  5. Sgt Floyd

    Sgt Floyd Well-Known Member

    There was origionaly plans for a new full time show from what I understand. I could be wrong though
  6. Marky

    Marky Member

    Whoa! That'd be toooooo awesome. They obviously have a set built for the Muppet Show still.

    In fact, when that German Co. had the Muppets, I remember hearing that it was their intention to bring the show bask - as if the 20 year time lapse hadn't happened (you know what I mean).

    The closest They've come theme-wise would be IaVMMCM, I suppose. That's why I love that special.
  7. tinweirdo

    tinweirdo New Member

    Kevin Clash was featured on I Love toys on VH1 last night!
  8. Marky

    Marky Member

    Neato mosquito. What did he do?
  9. Muppet Matt

    Muppet Matt Active Member

    Do you think Frank (Oz) and Jerry (Nelson) would come back to perform? Who would perform Jim (Henson) and Richard (Hunt's) characters?
  10. Tim

    Tim Member

    Frank wouldn't have to, they've already replaced him Jerry, maybe if he felt like working that hard. Isn't Richard's brother doing Scooter?
  11. pepestarr

    pepestarr New Member

    Adam Hunt did Scooters Voice in Muppets from Space but most recently Ricky Boyd has taken over Scooter.

    I doubt Frank and Jerry would come out of retirement.
  12. unclematt

    unclematt Active Member

    I just wanted to say that Ricky Boyd did an outstanding job with Scooter in MWoO. It was almost flawless.
  13. crazed gonzo fa

    crazed gonzo fa Active Member

    Wait a minute, they're not doing the full time show? I'm getting confused. Some one explain what's going on.
  14. aaronmojo

    aaronmojo Member

    If they end up doing a new show, are they completely married to the variety show format? Why retread what they've already done -- why not do a Columbo or Magnum PI type of show, where Kermit is a private eye and Piggy is his secretary, and Fozzie and Gonzo are his goofy assistants... Or the show is in Vegas, and Kermit is the detective, and Fozzie is a lousy local comedian, Piggy is a showgirl... Of course they wouldn't play it completely straight. Lots of winking at the audience. They would realize they were in a TV show. But you could throw just about every Muppet in there at one time or another...

    I really don't think the variety show format has much chance of surviving without cramming it full of crass, lowbrow humor. Otherwise it's going to be marginalized as a children's show, and I think we'd all like to see something a little different.

    Of course, if a variety show is what they come up with, heck, I'd give it a look-see.
  15. DannyRWW

    DannyRWW Well-Known Member

    The vegas idea makes me think..... Csi: Muppets

    Well the autopsy scenes would be funny anyways... they do a funny camera angle on all the stuffing and foam as they zoom in on where a puppet was shot...or they have the bodies get up and talk ala veternarians hospital....

    "I think he lost his legs before he was killed"

    "I'm a puppet...I have no legs"
  16. ElFozzie

    ElFozzie New Member

    Can't wait for new show! Sounds ace
  17. tinweirdo

    tinweirdo New Member

    Did anyone really like Very Merry Muppet Christmas? I always thought it was a missing something a great deal. Maybe Frank Oz.
  18. Speed Tracer

    Speed Tracer Well-Known Member

    Who do you guys think would host?

    ...

    Actually, it's painful to think about who Disney would want to host. Who would you guys LIKE to see host?
  19. Muppet Matt

    Muppet Matt Active Member

  20. Speed Tracer

    Speed Tracer Well-Known Member

    Er, whoops, I mean guest star. My bad.


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