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Best/Worst songs from Muppet films

Discussion in 'Classic Muppets' started by Princeton, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. Twisted Tails

    Twisted Tails Well-Known Member

    "Can You Picture That?" I love that song, Drtooth. It was a rock and rool tune, but still it's one of my favorite songs from TMM right after "Rainbow Connection." "I Hope Something Better Comes Along" song is okay, but still has some parts that crack me up. Boy, do I miss Jim Henson.
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  2. Hayley B

    Hayley B Well-Known Member

    I did like "Can You Picture That " too. I thought I should had mention earlier that I thought that went well too.
  3. Dominicboo1

    Dominicboo1 Well-Known Member

    The Muppets
    Fav:pictures in My Head
    Least-Let's Talk About Me(villians songs should be intimidating)
  4. Hayley B

    Hayley B Well-Known Member

    The Muppets:

    Favorite : Life's A Happy Song

    Least: Man or Muppet (sorry I get :o when family pass by when I'm listening to that one)
  5. Twisted Tails

    Twisted Tails Well-Known Member

    Well, Pictures In My Head is my absolute favorite song from the movie, "The Muppets." Not only did he miss the gang, he also still misses someone that started the Muppets. This song definitely reminds us of Jim Henson. The sad part is I was born on September 20, 1991 a year later right after Jim was gone. I miss him, Dominicboo1. (cries).
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  6. CaseytheMuppet

    CaseytheMuppet Well-Known Member

    TMM: :) The Rainbow Connection :sympathy: Never Before, Never Again
    GMC: :) Night Life :sympathy: Steppin' Out With a Star
    MTM: :) Saying Goodbye :sympathy: You Can't Take No For An Answer
    MCC: :) One More Sleep Till' Xmas :sympathy: Scrooge
    MTI: :) Cabin Fever :sympathy: Everything Else
    (I can't really count MFS, right?)
    TM: :) Pictures in My Head :sympathy: Smells Like Teen Spirit
  7. LouisTheOtter

    LouisTheOtter Well-Known Member

    I wasn't going to respond to this thread at first but then I found the concept rather intruiguing, so here goes...

    The Muppet Movie
    Favourite: Rainbow Connection
    (Side note: Three other songs came close)
    Least favourite: Never Before, Never Again (although the accompanying footage is hilarious)

    The Great Muppet Caper
    Favourite: Hey, A Movie
    Least favourite: The Muppet Fight Song
    (Side note: Piggy's Fantasy, which was dissed repeatedly earlier in this thread, is one of my favourite Muppet sequences of all time)

    The Muppets Take Manhattan
    Favourite: Saying Goodbye
    Least favourite: I'm Gonna Always Love You

    The Muppet Christmas Carol
    Favourite: One More Sleep 'Til Christmas
    Least favourite: Marley and Marley (I never thought this was a good idea)

    Muppet Treasure Island
    Favourite: Cabin Fever
    Least favourite: Sailing For Adventure

    Muppets From Space
    Favourite: The Gambler
    Least favourite: Celebration
    (Yes, I'm being completely serious)

    It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
    Favourite: Everyone Matters
    Least favourite: Moulin Scrooge (With the exception of Santa Baby)

    A Muppet Christmas: Letters To Santa
    Favourite: I Wish I Could Be Santa Claus
    Least favourite: The opening number in the post office (whose title escapes me)

    The Muppets
    Favourite: Life's A Happy Song
    Least favourite: We Built This City (I couldn't make myself pick any of the Muppet songs, or even Let's Talk About Me)

    I have no comment on The Muppet Wizard of Oz because I haven't seen it in five years and its music really didn't make that much of an impression on me.
  8. CensoredAlso

    CensoredAlso Well-Known Member

    I second that! :) :mad:
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  9. Powerstars

    Powerstars Well-Known Member

    The Muppet Movie:
    Favorite: Rainbow Connection/I Hope That Something Better...
    Least favorite: Never Before

    (Haven`t seen in years, I'll get back to you)

    Take Manhatten:
    Favorite: None, I liked them all
    Least favorite: Gonna Always Love You/She'll Make Me Happy (they were okay)

    Christmas Carol
    Favorite: None stuck out for me. “Marley and Marley” is the most memorable.
    Least favorite: none.

    Treasure Island:
    Favorite: Professional Pirate
    Least Favorite: Love Led Us Here

    Favorite: Brick House (Mainly for the visuals)
    Least Favorite: That James Brown song.

    The Muppets
    Favorite: I loved them all, but the funniest was “Let's Talk About Me”
    Least Favorite: “Cluck You”
  10. Twisted Tails

    Twisted Tails Well-Known Member

    Here are my favorites that are the best and not my favorites.

    Like - Rainbow Conection/I Hope Something Better Comes Along
    Dislike - Never Before, Never Again

    Like - Hey A Movie!
    Dislike - none!

    Like - Together Again/Saying Goodbye
    Dislike - I'm Gonna Always Love You

    Like - Bless Us All
    Dislike - When Love Is Gone

    Like - Professional Pirate
    Dislike - There's Got to be Something Better

    Like - Brick House (the visuals are breathtaking)
    Dislike - The James Brown song

    The Muppets
    Like - Man or Muppet?
    Dislike - Cluck You
  11. Powerstars

    Powerstars Well-Known Member

    Why'd you quote my post?
  12. LouisTheOtter

    LouisTheOtter Well-Known Member

    (Original post - Side note: Piggy's Fantasy, which was dissed repeatedly earlier in this thread, is one of my favourite Muppet sequences of all time)
    Why, thank you Heralde. I was beginning to wonder if anybody else liked it. I know the song is ridiculous and over-the-top (as was most of the music accompanying the Esther Williams underwater sequences that obviously inspired that GMC scene) but the whole thing is just such a blast.

    I'd love to have been a fly on the wall during the GMC planning stages when that scene came up for discussion. I wonder if it was Jim (who directed GMC) that conceived it or one of the writers. The whole thing is just so crazy and insane, right down to the sight of Piggy underwater blowing bubbles out her nose, and yet it's so beautifully done at the same time. That had to be a hard scene to film.

    But hey, we all like what we like, and vice-versa. I could be opening a huge can of worms by saying I actually liked hearing James Brown belt out "GET UP OFF OF THAT THING" while a bug-eyed Gonzo carved a message for his alien family on the lawn using a ride-on mower in MFS. That just struck me as funny for some reason. To each their own, though...
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  13. Powerstars

    Powerstars Well-Known Member

    Well, hey, I found it initially hilarious, and now I've kinda warmed up to it again. The sequence, not the song.
  14. Princeton

    Princeton Well-Known Member

    Even though I hated The Muppets, I think I should do a Best/Worst Song just to be fair:

    Best: Man or Muppet
    Worst: Me Party
  15. vettech28

    vettech28 Well-Known Member

    The Muppets may not be the best Muppet movie, I liked it.
    Most favorite: Life's a Happy Song
    Least Favorite: A tie between Me Party and Let's Talk About Me
  16. Mister Muppet

    Mister Muppet Well-Known Member

    The Muppet Movie
    Favourite I hope that something better comes along
    Least Favourite Never Before Never Again

    The Great Muppet Caper
    Favourite Steppin out with a Star
    Least Favourite Miss Piggy's Fantasy

    The Muppets take Manhattan
    Favourite Can't take no for a Anwser
    Leat Favourite She'll make me Happy

    The Muppets Christmas Carol
    Favourite One more sleep till Christmas
    Least Favourite When Love is Gone

    Muppet Treasure Island
    Favourite Cabin fever
    Least Favourite Love Lead Us Here

    Muppets From Space
    Favourite Brick House
    Least Favourite The Gambler song

    Its A Verry Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
    Favourite Everyone Matters
    Least Favourite The Santa Baby part of Moulin Scrooge

    Muppets Wizard of Oz
    Favourite When Im With You
    Least Favourite Kansas

    Muppets Letters to Santa
    Favourite I Wish I Could be Santa Claus
    Least Favourite The Opening Number

    The Muppets
    Favourite Life's A Happy Song
    Least Favourite Me Party
  17. FrackleFan2012

    FrackleFan2012 Well-Known Member

    TMM: :) Rainbow Connection :cry: I Hope That Somethin' Better Comes Along
    GMC: :) Hey a Movie! :cry: Miss Piggy's Fantasy
    MTM: :) Somebody's Getting Married/He'll Make Me Happy :cry: You Can't Take No for an Answer
    MCC: :) Scrooge :cry: When Love is Gone
    MTI: :) Cabin Fever :cry: Something Better
    MFS: :) Brick House :cry: Dazz
    KSY: :) Life as a Pet :cry: Follow Your Star
    VMMCM: :) Moulin Scrooge :cry: Everyone Matters
    MWOO::) The Witch Is in the House :cry: Kansas
    TM (2011): :) Life's a Happy Song :cry: Me Party
  18. Hubert

    Hubert Well-Known Member

    Here's mine:

    The Muppet Movie
    Favorite: "The Rainbow Connection"
    Least Favorite: "Never Before, Never Again" (though I do like it)

    The Great Muppet Caper
    Favorite: Tie between "Hey a Movie," "Steppin' Out with a Star," and "Happiness Hotel"
    Least Favorite: "Miss Piggy's Fantasy"

    The Muppets Take Manhattan
    Favorite: "Right Where I Belong" and "You Can't Take No For An Answer"
    Least Favorite: ...I'm drawing a blank...

    The Muppets Christmas Carol
    Favorite: "Thankful Heart"
    Least Favorite: "When Love is Gone"

    Muppet Treasure Island
    Favorite: "Something Better" and "Love Led Us Here"
    Least Favorite: "Professional Pirate"

    The Muppets
    Favorite: "Life's A Happy Song"
    Least Favorite: "Let's Talk About Me"

    Also, I'm deeply saddened by the number of people who don't like "You Can't Take No For an Answer"
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  19. FrackleFan2012

    FrackleFan2012 Well-Known Member

    Don't worry. I still like that song. It's just that it's my least favorite of the whole movie. That's all.
  20. Mo Frackle

    Mo Frackle Well-Known Member

    Added some more to the list.

    The Muppets Valentine Show
    Favorite: We Got Love
    Least Favorite: Endearing Young Charms

    Christmas Eve on Sesame Street
    Favorite: Gah! Can't choose!

    The Muppets Go Hollywood
    Can't say I like or dislike any of the songs. Though I did enjoy Paul Williams singing "Rainbow Connection"

    The Muppet MovieFavorite: "I'm Going to Go Back There Someday"
    Least Favorite: "Never Before, Never Again" (but I still like it)

    A Christmas Together
    Favorite: The Peace of Christmas Day and The Christmas Wish... and mostly everything else. Sorry, I love music.
    Least Favorite: Is that possible with this special?

    The Muppets Go to the Movies
    Favorite: Act Naturally, We'll Meet Again, Ragtime Cowboy Joe
    Least Favorite: None

    The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show
    Favorite: Snackercise
    Least Favorite: Sorry, it's been awhile since I've seen this one

    Rocky Mountain Holiday
    Favorite: Hey Old Pal
    Least Favorite: None

    Muppets Take Manhattan
    Favorite: Love 'em all

    Follow that Bird
    Favorite: All of them.

    A Muppet Family Christmas
    Favorite: The Carol Medley
    Least Favorite: That's a toughie.

    The Muppets at Walt Disney World
    Favorite: I'm Doggin' It, and More! More! More!
    Least Favorite: Again, hard to decide.

    Muppet Classic Theater
    Favorite: Who Do You Think You're Fooling? and the song sung by the Elvises
    Least Favorite: The rest of them.

    A Muppet Christmas Carol
    Favorite: All of them

    Muppet Treasure Island
    Favorite: Ditto

    Muppets from Space
    Favorite: Eh.... "Jalapeños"? And I sort of like the new "Back There Someday", even though it was only included on the soundtrack. And I guess Pepe's song with George Clinton was funny.
    Least Favorite: Eh....

    The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
    Favorite: It's been so long since I've seen this one. What was that song that the plant sings to Elmo to get him moving?
    Least Favorite: Drawing a blank on the movie in general.

    It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
    Favorite: Everyone Matters
    Least Favorite: Were there any other songs in this one? Oh yeah, the Moulin Rouge medley. That was okay, I guess.

    Kermit's Swamp Years
    Favorite: I'm not going to lie, I actually enjoy all of the songs here. So sue me.
    Least Favorite: We've been over this. Don't you remember?

    The Muppets' Wizard of Oz
    Favorite: Didn't have one. Okay, "When I'm with You" was decent.
    Least Favorite: What's left? It's been so long...

    The Muppets
    Favorite: Life's a Happy Song, Pictures in My Head, Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard (Yeah, it's not a Muppet song, but it was in the movie)
    Least Favorite: Didn't have one. Yeah, as random as "Me Party" is, I do find it sort of catchy. And Richman's rap is kind of funny.

    The Muppets... Again!
    Favorite: "Life's Still a Happy Song", "Images in My Skull", and "Josh and Me at the Playground"
    Least Favorite: Okay, that song that Miss Poogy and the 80's Robot sing, I wanted to like it but it was just so... random!

    Okay, I obviously wasn't serious about that last one.:)

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