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How is Puppet Up! not in trouble from using Disney Muppets?

Discussion in 'Henson Alternative' started by backpackmina, May 10, 2015.

  1. backpackmina

    backpackmina Well-Known Member

    I've noticed that some puppets they use are from Bear in the Big Blue House and Statler and Waldorf: From the Balcony. How is that possible?
     
  2. Bliffenstimmers

    Bliffenstimmers Well-Known Member

    My best guess is that the characters you're talking about are just generic animals and creatures, who aren't protected by copyright...
     
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  3. backpackmina

    backpackmina Well-Known Member

    Ah, I see. I didn't know those were excluded.
     
  4. Muppet fan 123

    Muppet fan 123 Well-Known Member

    Which characters are you talking about specifically?
     
  5. backpackmina

    backpackmina Well-Known Member

    I don't know all by name, but Penelope the Tortoise, the armadillo, Pokey (Today Show takeovers, Muppets Tonight), the beaver, and some others I can't remember now.
     

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