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Classic Muppets filming NBC Christmas special

Discussion in 'Muppet Headlines' started by Phillip, Sep 9, 2008.

  1. a_Mickey_Muppet

    a_Mickey_Muppet Well-Known Member

    can anyone please post the link? :D
     
  2. theprawncracker

    theprawncracker Well-Known Member

    Just go to www.nbc.com and look for the big button about the Macy's Parade (complete with Kermit on the FRONT!) and then go to their holiday page and it's easy to find from there.
     
  3. Muppet Loverr

    Muppet Loverr Member

  4. a_Mickey_Muppet

    a_Mickey_Muppet Well-Known Member

    thanks for the post! :) it looks awesome! Miss Piggy on the letter belt made me laugh out loud cause just the way her legs were kicking hahah
     
  5. Colbynfriends

    Colbynfriends Well-Known Member

    I'm geting excited for this. I got a kick out of seeing Pops, Sweetums, and Beau in the two online videos.
     
  6. Baby Gonzo

    Baby Gonzo Member

    The second I saw Pops and Sweetums, I couldn't help but to be extremely excited! I can't wait!
     
  7. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    CAN'T WAIT FOR THIS THING!

    *Runs to Doc Brown's house to swipe his time machine*
     
  8. rtgentry

    rtgentry Member

    I am so pumped up now seeing the videos. I love the new puppet technology they are using
     
  9. Zack the Dog

    Zack the Dog Active Member

    That was awsome and the clips i saw durring the parade today looked really cool too! This is looking more and more like a real special Muppet project! It looks like they are using two diffrent Fozzie puppets though, the MFS-ish one outside the post office and a more classic looking one, (which i like better) during the song number.:o
     
  10. beaker

    beaker Well-Known Member

    Wow.....
    http://www.nbc.com/Movies_Specials_...ideo/clips/a-muppets-christmas-preview/852503

    This doesn't look like some "special", this has the look and feel of
    a Muppet film. Heck this has more of a theatrical film look/feel than the Muppet Christmas and Oz thing. No, this is the Muppets BACK in the big apple, and holy goodness is the magic back. So cool seeing
    Big Mean Carl, Mr. Peasey/Director, Luncheon Counter Monster, Pops, assorted rats, chickens and of course the core of Kermit/Pepe/Gonzo/Piggy/Fozzie/Animal/Rizzo.

    *so wishes this was a two hour thing, since one hour tv special means 45 minutes of actual time*
     
  11. cahuenga

    cahuenga Active Member

    can someone post the christmas preview on youtube? thanks!
     
  12. TheJimHensonHour

    TheJimHensonHour Active Member

    Seeing Pops, Sweedums, & The Luncheon Counter Monster was great then I saw Beauregard in the preview and just about jumped for joy out of my chair!
    This thing is going to be so awesome, now if only Digit and Leon would make a come back.
     
  13. Kermieuk

    Kermieuk Well-Known Member

    Outside the USA cannot open the NBC link.

    Is it on youtube, or anyone know how I can watch it?

    Is this special gonna be shown in the UK?

    Chris
     
  14. AndyWan Kenobi

    AndyWan Kenobi Well-Known Member

    Wow! That NBC preview is terrific! The music is great, the Muppets feel true to their characters (loved Gonzo: "I gotta try this"), and the whole thing just feels right.

    Bring it on!
    :)
     
  15. MWoO

    MWoO Active Member

    That was actually pretty good. I like Pepe commenting on the absurdity of the post office being like that. Gonzo jumping on the conveyor belt was classic as well. It reminded me of GMC where he got his nose stuck and tells Fozzie he's got to try it. The werido is weird again. Bloomberg's part was "meh".
     
  16. stick

    stick New Member

    hope this dec 17th is airing in canada.
     
  17. ploobis

    ploobis Well-Known Member

  18. Colbynfriends

    Colbynfriends Well-Known Member

    Me either. If they say they have everybody, I can't wait to see it.
     
  19. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Any danger of these previews appearing on YouTube anytime soon? Not that I'm complaining...I'm just COMPLAINING! Gimme previews! Gimme gimme GIMME! *ahem* Anyone able to transfer these things to Youtube?

    Bea:zanu:{Has apparently been off MC long enough to get a message at the top of the forum saying that I haven't posted for ages and should join a discussion...}regard
     
  20. theprawncracker

    theprawncracker Well-Known Member

    Hahahaha! What! THAT, my friend, is ridiculous.
     

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