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Kermit on The Colbert Report March 14

Discussion in 'Muppet Appearances' started by Borples, Mar 15, 2012.

  1. Borples

    Borples Active Member

    I don't see a thread for this yet? Kermit made a brief appearance on The Colbert Report last night. I just watched it on Hulu and almost woke the kids up laughing. It's a good one, especially useful if you can't remember when The Muppets is being released on blu-ray/DVD. :) Kermit's appearance starts around 7:30.
    Phillip and The Count like this.
  2. The Count

    The Count Moderator Staff Member

    Oh, so it's in the second act. Thanks, now I have a reason to stick around and catch it this morning at 10 AM after the Daily Show.
  3. brkndwnbus

    brkndwnbus Active Member

  4. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    I'm just watching it on hulu now...

    The best part was the "working with Romney for years" bit. This is the most they've shown of an association with Sesame Street in years.

    Also of note, they referenced the Goldman Sacc's fiasco and the Wall Street Journal Op-Ed written by an insider, and how the boss man negatively referred to his clients as Muppets. Colbert adds "That's not offensive as most of his clients WERE Muppets. And Ernie REALLY took a bath."
  5. The Count

    The Count Moderator Staff Member

    Even better was when Steven said that no other ventriloquism dummy has run for president since the dark days of Charlie McCarthianism. Double reference to his guest spot on TMS Season 1 and the bit the crew of MST3k's S.O.L. did on the Charlie McCarthy hearings.

    When Colbert said Kermit had worked with Romney for years, did they flash an image of Big Bird? *:confused:

    Great line about how Kermit is an amphibitarian, non-partissan, except when it comes to pigs. Better comeback when Steven said that the frog got his start in the news field, interviewing Humpty Dumpty and Pinocchio and covered the pigs housing crisis.

    Another excellent Muppety start to my day. :) :) :)
  6. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    Colbert always caricatures Romney as footage of Guy Smiley, so they just showed a clip of that... even though the characters were rarely, if ever, seen next to each other.
  7. The Count

    The Count Moderator Staff Member

    Oh Guy Smiley. Well, if he made it more obvious like whenever Jon used footage of Mr. Johnson to refer to Michael Steel.

    And Guy and Kermit did appear together, in Do Da Rubber Duck. But other than that, yeah, I see your point.
  8. Slackbot

    Slackbot Well-Known Member

    Kermit made my day by calling himself an Amphibian-American. "Do we all look the same to you?" That same line was in Avenue Q. :)
  9. Pinkflower7783

    Pinkflower7783 Well-Known Member

    Kermit always manages to run the interview no matter what. Love Kermie!! :)
  10. kyunkyua

    kyunkyua Active Member

    Ugh. Hulu. Do you know if this is on a site that's NOT all region-blocked?
  11. Pinkflower7783

    Pinkflower7783 Well-Known Member

    Wow they make region blocks on videos? That's dumb! Hope your able to see it!
  12. LouisTheOtter

    LouisTheOtter Well-Known Member

    Try the Web site for The Comedy Network in Canada, which has last night's episode available for viewing:

    www.thecomedynetwork.ca

    This was a blast. Kermit was bang-on and it was obvious Colbert had a ball playing off him. Not in the same side-splitting category as Cookie Monster's appearance back in 2007, but still funny and cool, and a great promo for the DVD/Blu-Ray as well.
  13. zoebell

    zoebell Active Member

    i saw this, it was great!
  14. Fersureitsjess

    Fersureitsjess Active Member

    Oh I picked up on that too! Haha
  15. Pinkflower7783

    Pinkflower7783 Well-Known Member

    That was probably my favorite line!
  16. newsmanfan

    newsmanfan Well-Known Member

  17. amygam

    amygam Member

    I loved it! It made my day when i saw that.
  18. Vincent Liu

    Vincent Liu Well-Known Member

    Somehow, I feel it's kinda ridiculous that Kermit keeps talking about the movie.


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