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Muppets at Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

Discussion in 'Muppet Appearances' started by Phillip, Nov 21, 2010.

  1. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

    Thanksgiving morning don’t miss the Muppets at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The cast of Sesame Street will be making their annual appearance. The beloved Kermit the Frog balloon will also be in this year’s parade. Other Muppet friends may be making surprise appearances as well.

    The Macy's parade airs on NBC. Check local listings for times in your area. After you watch the appearance, post here and share your thoughts.
     
  2. Muppet dude

    Muppet dude Active Member

    Macy's Parade 2010 talkback

    Well, the parade has officially started with the countdown/cutting of the ribbon, followed by that stock marching band version of "New York, New York" as we are listed all celebrity appearances. It did say at one point "The Beloved Cast of Sesame Street, and the Muppets!"

    Not watching the whole thing; too many cheesy lip-synched musical numbers; not enough parade. (This is on NBC, but from what I heard, CBS is mostly just nonstop talking.)
     
  3. Muppetplus

    Muppetplus New Member

    Is it just me, or were Bert and Ernie not on the Sesame Street float this year?
     
  4. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    They were in the top window with Zoe; the camera didn't go near them.
     
  5. Muppet dude

    Muppet dude Active Member

    I only caught the last bit of the Sesame Street float, because my parents insist we have breakfast during that time :attitude:

    Looks like I didn't miss THAT much this year; Susan seemed absent from the float again. But it's good to see Bob still with the gang on the float.

    Anyone else notice that they are STILL playing the old 1992-2006 Sesame Street closing credits music whenever they introduce the float? I thought they would've replaced it by now!
     
  6. Frogpuppeteer

    Frogpuppeteer Well-Known Member

    pretty sure i saw susan there, i didnt see miles though

    but i noticed the camera didnt go to each character as usual , i think it was the song they picked it wasnt very solo freindly
     
  7. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    Muppet_dude, Susan WAS on the float.
     
  8. Bannanasketch

    Bannanasketch Active Member

    I've loved everything so far. The Kermit float was great and they even mentioned the new muppet movie! I also loved the Sesame float! The song was great and was so great to see the the (almost) whole cast there singing together! hopefully, we can see a special apearance by the muppets, maybe a song by :).
     
  9. Frogpuppeteer

    Frogpuppeteer Well-Known Member

    noticed the parade this year seems kinda rushed...hope we didnt miss anything during a commercial
     
  10. Muppet dude

    Muppet dude Active Member

    Looks like no Kermit the Frog appearance this year (outside of the float and balloon), at least on the NBC version. I'm kinda bummed out on that.
     
  11. SpinneyBigBird1

    SpinneyBigBird1 Active Member

    Was it just me or were the actual MUPPETS not there like they said they would in the opening credits? I might have missed it, but I saw the Kermit balloon, and I was confused at the lack of :) and :mad: and :rolleyes:. Thoughts?
     
  12. SesameKermie

    SesameKermie Member

    Anyone got clips? I slept in and forgot to set the dvr.
     
  13. zns

    zns Well-Known Member

    I know it didn't seem like much, but I thought that everyone seemed well put together. At least they gave camera time to the best characters like Big Bird. :wisdom::wisdom::wisdom: Although I do agree, more of Ernie and Bert would have been great too. And the best part was that both the balloon and the float were right at the start, just behind Snoopy and a few bands. So overall, the parade was somewhat of an eventful point for us Henson enthusiasts.
     
  14. BobThePizzaBoy

    BobThePizzaBoy Well-Known Member

    I assumed right then that they were referring to the Muppets of Sesame Street.

    All in all, the Sesame Street performance felt extensively rushed. It seemed like it came and went in 75 seconds. I think they spent more time on the Kermit balloon than the Sesame cast singing.
     
  15. Nick22

    Nick22 Active Member

    i missed the sesame street float, of course. i miss it every year. i'm either in the shower, or left the room for a minute. hahahaha
     
  16. beaker

    beaker Well-Known Member

    Was there any Muppet appearances? I swear they showed the Kermit float for a split second, and the Sesame float performance was cut shorter than normal. Does NBC have it in for the Muppets? I didnt expect there to be Muppet Show puppets showing up, but still...it seems more was made to do about the Kermit balloon and Sesame float in the past.
     
  17. CoOKiE

    CoOKiE Member

    The Today host announced the Muppets will be getting their walk of fame star next year, AND next year on Christmas Day the Muppet Movie will be released in theatres! HUGE NEWS because we haven't heard of an official release date till now.
     
  18. Bannanasketch

    Bannanasketch Active Member

    Actually, CoOKiE, the release date was announced over the summer. But, it is great to see them mention it and let more people know. :)
     
  19. beaker

    beaker Well-Known Member

    Anyone know if there's any good Sesame Street or Muppet footage from Macy's Thanksgiving Parade on youtube or elsewhere? I just found a few clips, but they were really bad quality or filmed off someone's tv
     
  20. CoOKiE

    CoOKiE Member

    Bannanasketch, i actually didn't know. I've been trying to keep up with the news behind the Muppet movie and Fraggle movie, but there is a lot more chitter chatter then news so i skim through the forums like every other month.

    sry beaker, i haven't looked around. i had the parade set on my DVR so i could sleep in till 2pm and still catch it lol.
     


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