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Muppets resurgence at Disney's California Adventure

Discussion in 'Muppet Headlines' started by Phillip, Feb 4, 2004.


Should Henson get more involved with Disney?

Poll closed May 4, 2004.
  1. Yes, now is the perfect time

    25 vote(s)
  2. Maybe, if it's their best or only option

    37 vote(s)
  3. No, Henson should stay away at all costs

    25 vote(s)

  1. BoyRaisin2

    BoyRaisin2 Well-Known Member


    But I think the Muppets are missing out. They would be a great fit in the "Comcast Disney" empire. ;)
  2. zootsuit

    zootsuit Active Member

    :) ha ha. Gee I hope not :o
  3. Bean Bunny

    Bean Bunny Well-Known Member

  4. zootsuit

    zootsuit Active Member

  5. BoyRaisin2

    BoyRaisin2 Well-Known Member

    The former AOL Time Warner doesn't need to buy Disney. They're both identical. They both have movie studios, networks, etc. That's just getting two media giants at the price of one.

    But I don't think it's serious, Time Warner has its own problems. And they already house Bugs Bunny, Scooby-Doo, and Tom and Jerry. But Mickey and Kermit under the same roof would be cool.

    Wait, didn't someone buy Henson last year?
  6. Wayne

    Wayne Well-Known Member

    Would do you think about Pixar & Henson being together than Disney
    I think this would be a cool combo
  7. Bean Bunny

    Bean Bunny Well-Known Member

    That would be cool, but Pixar is now considering buying Disney as well as Microsoft.
  8. BoyRaisin2

    BoyRaisin2 Well-Known Member

    Good grief. They're the world's second-largest media company and they have to go through this.

    I like the name The Walt Disney Company, but if Comcast succeeds they better darn well rename themselves Comcast Disney.
  9. The Storyteller

    The Storyteller Well-Known Member

    UH, Time Warner, Viacom, News Corp., NBC Universal, Sony(They own Game Show Network, Muppet's Hollywood Squares! :crazy: ) BBC, Corus Enter.
  10. BoyRaisin2

    BoyRaisin2 Well-Known Member

    :rolleyes: Well played, God.
  11. ekuska

    ekuska Member

    not one bit...!

    Its too bad 'Eisner' is the key word here. I personally think its an effort to win back some shareholder support. This courting is not out of love, its just a lousy boyfriend scratching at the door again.

    It doesnt seem like Henson's is in the financial place to create their own projects without a big backer like Disney. So Im sure it makes for an interesting proposition, but lets face it,, Eisner's Disney is looking for a female dog, and not a partner. They have lost Pixar, who was always way way WAY out of their league, and I think Henson has that potential as well.. A Pixar/Henson combo completely opens the imagination, a Disney/Henson makes me cringe.

    I've watched the cashing in of theatrical animation by Disney execs and now that the industry is on its deathbed, they are looking for a new 'host' to exploit. Im sure these were all part of Jim's original hesitations to signing with the mouse,, I only hope for the best for the muppets, I really do.

    Good luck guys :concern: :concern: :eek:
  12. Green Ranger

    Green Ranger Member

    Listen to this guy. He knows what he's talking about. Or so I hear... :cool:
  13. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    This is a cool thread, considering that a few days later Disney bought the Muppets...
  14. dmx10101

    dmx10101 Well-Known Member

    what about Muppets resurgence at Disney's Florida Adventure?
  15. BoyRaisin2

    BoyRaisin2 Well-Known Member

    That's a given.
  16. Bean Bunny

    Bean Bunny Well-Known Member

    Yes, the head of Disney parks reported that Muppets will be appearing more in the near future at the Walt Disney World Resort and it's sister park.

    Screamscape has a link to the interview. He doesn't say much though, it the Muppets are coming. The rest of the interview is about the new Buzz Lightyear ride coming to Disneyland and something called Virtual Magic Kingdom, which sounds like a Hug Multiple Player Online RPG.
  17. dmx10101

    dmx10101 Well-Known Member

    Hmmm, Sounds like some interesting new things are coming.

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