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Favorite muppet newsflash segment....

Discussion in 'Classic Muppets' started by tutter_fan, Feb 19, 2010.

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  1. tutter_fan

    tutter_fan Well-Known Member

    I like a lot of the muppet newsflashes. One of my favorites was where he said that "She fried the ballerina for lunch!" and the one where the newsman says "This assembly line was formerly used for Pop-up toasters....", and Kermit looks like he's being thrown or something. That's funny!
  2. dwmckim

    dwmckim Well-Known Member

    If we're talking original TMS, my fave is the running gag about hunting season followed up later with opera season.

    If we're including any Newsflashes anywhere, the ones at muppets.com have overall been some of the alltime best. Especially the one with the Newsman getting handed several pieces of breaking news (the one that ends with "Oh - my - GOUDA!") I also love The Newsman "translating" Bobby McFerrin on JHH.
  3. MeepMeepBork

    MeepMeepBork Member

  4. ToodlesTeam

    ToodlesTeam Active Member

    "The Atlantic Ocean has been kidnapped...the kidnappers are demanding two Christmases a year and a hug from mommy every night."

    That will always be one of my all-time favorites.
  5. Katzi428

    Katzi428 Well-Known Member

    That one and
    Newsman's voice: Here is a Muppet News Flash!
    Newsman comes running in
    Newsman:There is no news tonight. leaves
  6. tutter_fan

    tutter_fan Well-Known Member

    Originally Posted by MeepMeepBork
    Muppet News International with Spike Milligan. By far. I fall to the floor laughing every time.


    That one and
    Newsman's voice: Here is a Muppet News Flash!
    Newsman comes running in
    Newsman:There is no news tonight. leaves

    OMG! THAT'S HILARIOUS! I loved that one. It would have been much funnier if he was wearing the glasses!
  7. Vincent Liu

    Vincent Liu Well-Known Member

    "Beef falls dramatically."
    [cow falls to the table]
  8. tutter_fan

    tutter_fan Well-Known Member

    I also love the one where the newsman talks about ridiculous stories being sneaked in, and then reads that a black & yellow striped Mackerel was elected king that morning.
  9. minor muppetz

    minor muppetz Well-Known Member

    Some of my favorites:
    *An "interesting experience" as told by Paul Williams
    *Furnature Monsters
    *"News reporters are blowing up"
    *Mallard-itis
    *Food made from wool
    *"Beef falls dramatically"
    *"A green and black-striped maceral has been elected king..."
  10. newsmanfan

    newsmanfan Well-Known Member

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    The furniture monsters, and the report on a woman who flew to Dallas (Phyllis Diller) -- just for Newsie's reactions. He displayed so much more personality in season 1...and I adore him without the specs!

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  11. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    I like the one from the Roger Moore ep. (with the mackerel), for the great wordy play at the end ("Holy mackerel!" "No, you're highness will do."). The hunting/opera season one is funny too.
  12. tutter_fan

    tutter_fan Well-Known Member

    "Would you like to be Knighted?"

    "sure!"

    "Goodnight!"... KLONK!!!!
  13. jgidley

    jgidley Active Member

    I liked the recent one promoting "Kitchen with Cat Cora" (What the? I said HAM! And you give me pancakes? What kind of birdbrains are running this place? Aah! Aah! Oh the incessant pecking! Aaah!)
  14. Monstermaster

    Monstermaster New Member

    The one about the furniture turning into monsters from the Vincent Price episode.
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  15. tutter_fan

    tutter_fan Well-Known Member

    What's the title of the episode?
  16. miss kermie

    miss kermie Well-Known Member

    Let's see...


    *Spike Milligan

    *The missing reports of the meaning and purpose of life...

    *Missing pants

    *Ping pong balls and A bowling ball
  17. tutter_fan

    tutter_fan Well-Known Member

    The one with the Ping pong balls and the bowling ball was hilarious, and how about the one where some musical instruments had to be jettisoned (the one where a piano falls on the Newsman)
  18. miss kermie

    miss kermie Well-Known Member

    LOL Yeah, that was hilarious!
  19. Pinkflower7783

    Pinkflower7783 Well-Known Member

    The Muppet Show Season 3 -Lynn Redgrave "Kermit stars as Robin Hood."

    Newsman as the "Town Crier" :news: - "Five o'clock and all's well, Five o'clock and all's well! Except that Maid Marian has been kidnapped, the sheriff's up to no good, the dog is stealing the cheese, Kermit's mad at Piggy and it's really only 4:30." LOL! And then a pot falls on his head. XD
  20. Vincent Liu

    Vincent Liu Well-Known Member

    Somehow, I don't like the news flash segments in season 1


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