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Muppet Babies Is Back

Discussion in 'Muppet Headlines' started by beaker, Oct 19, 2016.

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  1. beaker

    beaker Well-Known Member

    To me Muppet Babies is one of the greatest modern Jim Henson things, and one of the best tv cartoon of all time. And while I am not fond of the ultra cheap cg used on stuff like Mickey's Club and other Disney Jr shows, I am incredibly excited about the return of Muppet Babies in CG form for a new generation of kids. Whether it has the same sort of nuanced imagination as the original remains to be seen.

    But I'm already digging Bobbi Baba the sheep

  2. Duke Remington

    Duke Remington Well-Known Member

    I'm a bit concerned that reviving Muppet Babies could ruin and set the Muppets back again and make audiences go back to thinking of them as purely kiddie entertainment, which they're not and what Jim never wanted. :(
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  3. mr3urious

    mr3urious Well-Known Member

    Once again, there's been no official confirmation from any source, so this title is kinda misleading. At least put a question mark at the end.
    Last edited: Oct 19, 2016
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  4. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    Also, we've been discussing it here:

    I'd agree if this was back 2005 or so. After 2 movies and a show that's far more watchable to that unfunny thing about Katy Mixon as a housewife, I'd say the time is right to bring this version of the characters back. The merchandising of typical Disney Junior shows alone gives me hope they can get a mainstream success with it. Plus, as an 80's cartoon watcher, I do feel a bit cheated that certain 80's properties were revived at least twice now, and Muppet Babies only got a line of plush toys when the 80's comebacks of last decade were massive merchandising franchises, successful or not.
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  5. 123Sunny

    123Sunny Well-Known Member

    Well, I'd love to see Muppet Babies come back, and I love the sheep. My mum has a farm, so we all are fans of sheepies. I wonder if Bobbi has any relation to Ovejita from Sesame Street, they are both purple sheep?
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  6. Daffyfan4ever

    Daffyfan4ever Well-Known Member

    Oh, this is just a rumor? I thought it's been confirmed. Oh, well. We'll just have to wait and see what happens.
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  7. Pig's Laundry

    Pig's Laundry Well-Known Member

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