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Best/Worst songs from Muppet films

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

  1. Mr Sweetums

    Mr Sweetums Well-Known Member

    I have many favourite Muppet movie songs but my top three have to be...

    3) I'm Going To Go Back There Someday :concern:
    2) Happiness Hotel :attitude:
    1) Hey A Movie! :)

  2. miss kermie

    miss kermie Well-Known Member


    The Muppet Movie:

    Best- Never Before. (Don't know why. Is cuz of Piggy, or my love for romance?)

    Least- Can you picture that?

    The Great Muppet Caper:

    Best- The first time it happens

    Least: ... I guess Piggy's fantasy, but I still enjoy it.

    The Muppets Take Manhattan:

    Best: I'm gonna always love you!

    Least: .... I got nothin'.

    Muppet Treasure Island:

    Best: Love Led Us Here

    Least: Every other one besides that, and Cabin Fever.

    Muppet Christmas Carol:

    Best: Bless Us All.

    Least: *shrugs* The rest of them.

    Kermit's Swamp Years:

    Best: Life As A Pet

    Least: Follow your star I guess. The first one, not the reprise.

    Muppets From Space...

    Letters To Santa:

    Best: All about Heart

    Least: (I still love this one.) Delivering Christmas

    It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie:

    Best: Santa Baby or Everyone Matters? Dah!

    Least: Moulin Scrooge (It was a little too wierd, even for Muppets IMO.)

    The Muppets Wizard Of Oz:

    Best: The Witch Is In The House

    Least: Gotta Get outta Kansas.
    (Good opening, but get on with the Muppets! Muppet Movies, need MUPPET openings! DERP!)

    The Muppets:

    Best: Me Party

    Least: The Whistling Caruso (I love it, but all the others topple it.)

    There you have it.

    *Runs away*
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  3. Duke Remington

    Duke Remington Well-Known Member

    You hated the recent movie?! That's sad. :(
  4. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    I completely disagree with him on that, except for the music choices.

    Amy Adams really must have begged and pleaded to keep that Me Party in there.

    Time better spent having the entire version of Let's Talk About Me.
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  5. sofiasaldanha

    sofiasaldanha Well-Known Member

    The Muppet Movie
    Most favorite - Never Before
    Least favorite - Can you Picture That?

    The Great Muppet Caper
    Most favorite - The First Time it Happens
    Least favorite - Piggy's Fantasy

    The Muppets Take Manhattan
    Most favorite - Somebody's Getting Married
    Least favorite - You Can't Take No For An Answer

    Muppet Treasure Island
    Most favorite - Love Led Us Here
    Least favorite - Shiver my Timbers
  6. sofiasaldanha

    sofiasaldanha Well-Known Member

    love your choices
  7. beatnikchick300

    beatnikchick300 Well-Known Member

    The Muppet Movie
    Favorite: Rainbow Connection
    Least Favorite: Miss Piggy's song (can't even remember the name)

    The Great Muppet Caper
    Favorite: Happiness Hotel and Hey, a Movie! (tied)
    Least Favorite: Steppin' out with a Star

    The Muppets Take Manhattan
    Favorite: Together Again
    Least Favorite: Tough call, all the songs in this are awesome!

    The Muppet Christmas Carol
    Favorite: It Feels Like Christmas
    Least Favorite: When Love is Gone

    Muppet Treasure Island
    Favorite: Professional Pirate
    Least Favorite: Something Better

    Honestly, I didn't like any of the songs from The Muppets (unless the cover of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" performed by Rowlf, Sam, Link, and Beaker counts). :D
  8. Muppet Master

    Muppet Master Well-Known Member

    The Muppet Movie (1979)
    Best: Moving Right Along
    Worst: Never Before, Never Again
    The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
    Best: Stepping Out With a Star (Hardest to Choose)
    Worst: Piggy's Fantasy
    The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
    Best: You Can't Take No For An Answer
    Worst: She'll Make Me Happy (I don't hate any songs from the film, but if I had to pick a worst...)

    The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
    Best: One More Sleep 'Till Christmas
    Worst: When Love is Gone

    Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
    Best: Shiver My Timbers
    Worst: Something Better (I don't hate any songs in the film, but I need a worst)

    Muppets From Space (1999)
    Wait do the non-original songs count?

    VMX has two songs and both are good, MWoO has all bad songs

    The Muppets (2011)
    Best: Pictures in My Head
    Worst: Me Party (catchy though)

    Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
    Best: We're Doing a Sequel
    Worst: The Big House
  9. muppetlover123

    muppetlover123 Well-Known Member

    Best: Can You Picture That, Rainbow Connection
    Worst: Never Before Never Again

    Best: Steppin Out With a Star or Happiness Hotel
    Worst: Piggys Fantasy

    Best: Together Again or Right Where I Belong
    Worst: I Will Always Love You (I still love it though!)

    Best: One More Sleep Til' Christmas
    Worst: When Love Is Gone

    Best: Love Led Us Here
    Worst: The beginning song with Hawkins Gonzo and Rizzo cant remember the name

    No original songs..... but I did like Brick House!

    Best: Lifes a Happy Song Finale and Pictures in My Head
    Worst: Me Party

    I love all the songs. I honestly dont hate any of them the really did good this time! The only one I didnt like until I saw the movie was Working in A Cole Mine but its grown on me now! But if I had to pick best it would be a tie between Were Doing A Sequel, I'm Number One, and Ill Get You What You Want

    Hope there is another movie so we can keep the list of movie songs best and worst going!!
  10. TheWeirdoGirl

    TheWeirdoGirl Well-Known Member

    I think I've done this before, but I'm pretty sure my answers are different now.

    The Muppet Movie
    Favorite: I'm Going to Go Back There Someday
    Least favorite: Never Before, Never Again (it's hilarious in the context of the movie, but Piggy's singing voice is annoying)

    The Great Muppet Caper
    Favorite: The First Time it Happens
    Least favorite: Piggy's Fantasy

    The Muppets Take Manhattan
    Favorite: Together Again
    Least favorite: She'll Make Me Happy

    The Muppet Christmas Carol
    Favorite: Bless Us All
    Least favorite: When Love is Gone (I love Martina McBride's version though)

    Muppet Treasure Island
    Favorite: Love Led Us Here
    Least favorite: Something Better

    The Muppets
    Favorite: Pictures in My Head
    Least favorite: Me Party

    Muppets Most Wanted
    Favorite: I'll Get You What You Want (Cockatoo in Malibu)
    Least favorite: The Big House (not a bad song, just not as good as the others)
  11. Beakerfan

    Beakerfan Well-Known Member

    I was disappointed with the majority of the songs in GMC...
  12. Daffyfan4ever

    Daffyfan4ever Well-Known Member

    I guess ABC didn't like that one either since they edited out the whole song in their airing of that one. Lol.
  13. sofiasaldanha

    sofiasaldanha Well-Known Member

    My Favorite song from Muppets Most Wanted is "Something So Right "
    my least favorite is "Working in the Coal Mine".
  14. Princeton

    Princeton Well-Known Member

    ***Muppets Most Wanted***
    Best: The Interrogation
    Worst: I'll Get You What You Want
  15. LouisTheOtter

    LouisTheOtter Well-Known Member

    Is there a "Top 10 Muppet Movie Songs" thread on this forum? This thread got me wondering how I'd rank my ten favourites and then led me to an interesting conclusion about my favourite Muppet movie songs.

    Specifically: Choosing a favourite song (from Muppet movies or ANY movies) is one thing, but sometimes a song's presentation in a movie can go a long way towards cementing it as a classic musical movie moment.

    For example, here (off the top of my head) is my Top-10 List of Favourite Songs From Muppet Movies:

    1. Rainbow Connection (TMM)
    2. I'm Going To Go Back There Someday (TMM)
    3. Movin' Right Along (TMM)
    4. Hey A Movie (GMC)
    5. I Hope That Something Better Comes Along (TMM)
    6. Life's A Happy Song (TM2011)
    7. We're Doing A Sequel (MMW)
    8. Man or Muppet (TM2011)
    9. Couldn't We Ride (GMC)
    10. Happiness Hotel (GMC)

    But you'll notice that the selections change when I present (again, off the top of my head) my Top-10 List of Favourite Musical Moments From Muppet Movies:

    1. Rainbow Connection (TMM)
    2. Hey A Movie (GMC)
    3. Piggy's Fantasy (GMC)
    4. Movin' Right Along (TMM)
    5. Man or Muppet (TM2011)
    6. Couldn't We Ride (GMC)
    7. Life's A Happy Song (TM2011)
    8. I'm Going To Go Back There Someday (TMM)
    9. We're Doing A Sequel (MMW)
    10. Something So Right (MMW)

    I should also point out that "Me Party" came very close to making both lists, and with the second list I had to think long and hard before leaving off "Never Before and Never Again," with its crazy visuals of Kermit/Piggy's imagined courtship, and "I'm Number One," with the great puppetry in Constantine's dance number with Ricky Gervais.

    Just a little food for thought, gang - it's one thing to enjoy a song for its music alone and quite another to enjoy it for its presentation in a movie, Muppety or otherwise.
  16. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    I really can't chose from MMW... I really liked all the songs in that one. There's no song on the level of Man or Muppet, but on the other hand, no song nearly as weak as "Me Party."

    But I'd have to go with Maybe favorite I'll get you what you Want and Least Favorite, God I Hope I get It (with the understanding that it was a throwaway bit to give the prison show subplot some development).
  17. CensoredAlso

    CensoredAlso Well-Known Member

    For MMW, even though I really didn't enjoy it, I would probably say We're Doing a Sequel is my favorite.

    I won't get into worst, I've already said enough about this film, lol. ;)
  18. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    Yeah. I think we get the point... :rolleyes:
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  19. CensoredAlso

    CensoredAlso Well-Known Member

    Hey look, the next time you're disapointed in a movie I'll let you rant as much as you want. :D
  20. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    Hey, even I managed to like Naptime and The Witch is in the House from that...thing I shall not name.

    As much as the lyrics to The Witch are actually pretty disturbing for a Muppet Movie.

    :sleep: "they're pretty disturbing for a Saw movie!"
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