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The Missing Muppet Movie

Discussion in 'Fan Fiction' started by ZeppoAndFriends, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. G-MAN

    G-MAN Active Member

    Yeah this is really looking good
  2. muppetfan1999

    muppetfan1999 New Member

    when is part five coming?
  3. ZeppoAndFriends

    ZeppoAndFriends Well-Known Member

    It's coming soon(ish). I've got two important human characters to introduce and they aren't reading right (instead of seeming warm and loving they sound bitter and sarcastic).
  4. theprawncracker

    theprawncracker Well-Known Member

    I just sat down to finally read all of this, and I have to say, it's AWEsome. Hillarious in all the right places, perfect characterizations, a great, mysterious plot developing... all around excellent, Zepp! :D It's a lot of fun, and I loved the musical number in the past installment. Can't wait to see what happens next! :excited:
  5. JEANYLASER

    JEANYLASER Member

    Yeah! Me too! I can't wait to find out what happend next!
  6. ZeppoAndFriends

    ZeppoAndFriends Well-Known Member

    I've fixed the problem with the human characters and part five is underway!

    (P.S. Look out for a cameo by a very familiar friend!)

    I will also be posting an updated version of Aloha, Mr. Frog!, because I'm not entirely happy with the first one.
  7. ZeppoAndFriends

    ZeppoAndFriends Well-Known Member

    Thanks! But, incidentally, I hate it when Gimble calls me Zepp, so I would appreciate it if you wouldn't. Thank you!:excited:
  8. theprawncracker

    theprawncracker Well-Known Member

    *laughs* Oh definitely, sorry about that. :D Can't wait to see more!
  9. JEANYLASER

    JEANYLASER Member

    I can't wait to read more too!
  10. ZeppoAndFriends

    ZeppoAndFriends Well-Known Member

    Sorry for the extended hiatus (I saw a doctor!), but my writer's block got the best of me.

    NOW PREPARE FOR PART 5 OF:​

    FROGNAPPED!



    INT: AIRPORT - DAY
     
    Through the bustling crowds emerge TANYA and HAROLD, a panicking elderly couple in tropical clothes.
     
    TANYA
    Hurry, Harold! They’re going to land any minute!​
     
    HAROLD
    I’m going as fast as can, Hon! My ankle’s acting up again!​
     
    TANYA
    OH! I’m sorry! Does it hurt?​
     
    HAROLD
    Nah! It just doesn’t want to move.​
     
    The loudspeakers SQUEAK to life and a female voice is heard over them.
     
    VOICE
    JMH, flight five-five-nine-zero is now arriving at gate four.​
     
    TANYA
    Is that theirs?​
     
    HAROLD
    Did she say here it was coming from?​
     
    TANYA
    No.

    HAROLD
    Well, do you know where are they coming from?​
     
    TANYA
    No. ​
     
    HAROLD
    Did the script say anything about it?​
     
    TANYA
    Still no.​
     
    HAROLD
    Lousy writers.​
     
    Tanya rushes off and Harold shuffles off after her.
     
    INT: GATE
     
    The crowd of tourists enter the gate and branch off, going in all directions. The last one off is Steve, who still has his newspaper obscuring his face. He walks off in a random direction, watching Kermit and Piggy as they make their way through the crowd. He bumps into someone blue, fuzzy and incredibly familiar, wearing a security guard’s uniform.
     
    GROVER
    Oh, sir! You must take care to watch where you are going!
    You might walk into a wall and hurt yourself
    or you might break your spiffy looking sunglasses.​
     
    STEVE
    (Not taking his eyes off Kermit)
    Yeah I will, thanks.​
     
    Steve walks off, leaving Grover alone.
     
    GROVER
    I have done my good deed for this movie.​
     
    CUT TO​

     ​
    INT: AIRPORT

     ​
    Tanya and Harold are standing in the middle of the bustling crowd. Tanya pulls out a sign that reads ‘Kermit the Frog and Co.’ and holds it upside down. Harold takes quick notice of this.

    HAROLD
    The sign’s upside down.​
     
    Tanya quickly flips it over.
     
    TANYA
    Sorry! I’m just so nervous! To think someone as
    famous a Kermit the Frog is going to be
    staying at our hotel.​
     
    HAROLD
    There’s no need to be nervous.
    He may be famous but he’s just like everyone else.
    Except that he’s three feet tall and green.​
     
    CUT TO​

    Kermit and Piggy are making their way through the crowd, having just claimed their baggage. Kermit carrying his lone suitcase is a stark contrast to Piggy who is toting a bigger suitcase and a large wheeled bag.
     
    KERMIT
    I’m glad you managed to pack light.​
     
    PIGGY
    Well, it is only a week, after all, and, since we are out of the limelight, I don’t need to look my absolute best all the time.​
     
    KERMIT
    That’s nice to hear.​
     
    CUT TO​

     ​
    Steve follows Kermit and Piggy through the crowd, being careful not to draw attention to himself. His plan is thrown out the window when his cell phone begins to blare ‘Mahna Mahna’ and several bystanders turn to stare at him. Steve pulls out his phone, silences it and shoves it back in his pocket. He looks around at the staring crowd and they quickly begin minding their own business again. Steve looks around trying to locate Kermit and Piggy again. He can’t.
     
    STEVE
    (Growls in frustration)​
     
    CUT TO​

    Tanya and Harold are slowly walking through the crowd backwards waiting for Kermit and Piggy to find them.
     
    HAROLD
    Are we even sure that they’ve landed yet?​
     
    TANYA
    They were supposed to land at ten and it’s ten fifteen now,
    so they must be here somewhere.​
     
    CUT TO​

    Kermit and Piggy are doing the exact same thing.
     
    PIGGY
    Are you certain they even know we’re here?​
     
    KERMIT
    I’m certain. Fozzie said that the owners of the hotel wanted to come and pick us up.​
     
    PIGGY
    Well I don’t see them.​
     
    Kermit, Piggy, Tanya and Harold all wind up backing into each other, causing Tanya to drop her sign and Kermit and Piggy to drop their bags.
     
    PIGGY
    HEY! Watch it!​
     
    KERMIT
    Piggy! I’m sorry! See, we were looking for someone and…​
     
    HAROLD
    Well, we were looking for someone, too and you’re them.​
     
    Tanya picks up her sign and shows it to Kermit with a friendly smile.
     
    PIGGY
    OH! Well…​
     
    HAROLD
    I’m Harold and this is my wife, Tanya.​
     
    Kermit shakes their hands.
     
    KERMIT
    Glad to meet you.

    TANYA
    We’re so glad that you’re letting us be in your movie.​
     
    KERMIT
    Well, we were happy to let you.​
     
    HAROLD
    If we could get back to said movie for a minute, we should probably get going.​
     
    KERMIT
    Okay.​
     
    HAROLD
    Okay, the bus is right outside.​
     
    EXT: AIRPORT
     
    The bus in question is actually a tropically painted mini-bus with the name and address of the hotel on the sides and back.
     
    KERMIT
    Nice.​
     
    PIGGY
    Beats the one we normally ride in.​
     
    CUT TO​

     ​
    Steve runs out of the front doors and looks around, panicking. His phone, once again begins to blare the familiar tune. He whips the phone out, regains his composure and answers.
     
    STEVE
    Hello.​
     
    FIGURE
    (Over phone)
    Why didn‘t you pick up?​
     
    STEVE
    I was in the middle of something!​
     
    FIGURE
    (O.P.)
    You got him yet?
    STEVE

    We just landed! You really expect me to have
    gotten him already!
     
    FIGURE
    (O.P.)
    Of course not! I wanted to make sure you didn’t blow it!​
     
    STEVE
    I’m not stupid, you know! I know you can’t go and kidnap someone in the middle of a crowded airport!​
     
    FIGURE
    (O.P.)
    Well do you have visual contact?​
     
    STEVE
    I did until you called!​
     
    FIGURE
    (O.P.)
    I told you to pick a more conspicuous ring tone!​
     
    STEVE
    If you weren’t so danged impatient I…​
     
    Steve spots Kermit and Piggy boarding the hotel bus.
     
    STEVE
    I gotta go!​
     
    Steve flips his phone shut and makes a dash for an unattended rental car.



    Watch out for both the new version of Aloha, Mr. Frog! and Part 6!
  11. theprawncracker

    theprawncracker Well-Known Member

    *laughs!* I love it! Harold and Tanya are great, love the fourth wall breakage. And GROVER! ! ! WHEEE! Love the flight name/number. Very clever. ;)

    More please!
  12. ZeppoAndFriends

    ZeppoAndFriends Well-Known Member

    Thanks! :D

    I had originally intended to use the date that Sam and Friends premiered, but five-nine-five-five didn't sound right.
  13. mbmfrog

    mbmfrog Active Member

    Nice update and great :super:cameo into this story, I guess that's the only SS gang cameo we'll be getting into this story.

    I also enjoy seeing Kermit And Piggy getting to their vaction spot safely, and also enjoyed the previous chapter musical number about having a vaction. :)

    Please do keep up the good work upon such a great storyline like this one.
  14. JEANYLASER

    JEANYLASER Member

    Yes Please! I want to read more :cool:
  15. ZeppoAndFriends

    ZeppoAndFriends Well-Known Member

    ARGH!

    I was in such a rush to get part five up, I forgot about the running gag.

    The side of the rental car was supposed to have an ad for the 'Drive-a-way Rental Car' agency.
  16. ZeppoAndFriends

    ZeppoAndFriends Well-Known Member

    Be there or be...not...there. :o It's:​


    FROGNAPPED!
    Part 6​




    INT: BUS - TEN MINUTES LATER
     
    Harold is behind the wheel, humming along as ‘Java’ plays on the radio. Kermit and Piggy are in the seat behind him and Tanya is in the seat across from them. Kermit is watching the island go by out the window, Piggy is flipping through an issue of “Porcine Fashion Monthly”.
     
    KERMIT
    Wow, this place sure is beautiful.​
     
    TANYA
    That’s why we decided to retire here.​

    HAROLD
    If you can call running a hotel ‘retirement’.​
     
    TANYA
    Harold.​
     
    HAROLD
    Just saying.​
     
    CUT TO​

    INT: RENTAL CAR
    Steve is trying to catch up with the bus and failing miserably. He is getting more and more miffed by the second. His phone rings again and he erupts. He rips the phone from his pocket flips it open and shouts:
     
    STEVE
    WILL YOU STOP BUGGING ME!​
     
    The person on the other end says something inaudible and Steve suddenly looks embarrassed.
     
    STEVE
    Sorry, mom. (beat) Yes, I made it alright. (beat)
    No, I didn’t need my airsickness pills. (beat)
    Yes, I have my sweater. (beat) I’m going to have
    to get back to you later, I’m on a mission right now.
    (beat) I’m trying to kidnap Kermit the Frog. (beat)
    Yes, I’ll try to get you an autograph. Love you. Bye.​
     
    Steve hangs up and it is only then that he realizes that he has drifted into the wrong lane and that another car is coming right at him! Steve quickly swerves onto the right lane and comes to a screeching halt on the side of the road.
     
    STEVE
    (Relieved sigh) Missed him.​
     
    BOBO THE BEAR suddenly flops onto the windshield upside down.
     
    BOBO
    You call that a miss?​
     
    STEVE
    (Shocked)
    Bobo! What are you doing here?​
     
     
    BOBO
    Besides reusing an old gag?​
     
    Bobo loses his grip and, with a yell, rolls off the hood of the car and onto the ground. Steve jumps out of the car as Bobo stands up, a little dazed and rubbing his head.
     
    STEVE
    Are you alright?
     
    BOBO
    Next movie we do I’m playing a good guy.​
     
    Steve rushes Bobo and starts pushing him towards the passenger’s side door.
     
    STEVE
    Quick! Get in! We need to catch up with that bus!​
     
    Bobo swats him away.
     
    BOBO
    Don’t rush me! I’m going!​
     
    Bobo stops at the door and points at the ad.
     
    BOBO
    Hey, look, a running gag!​
     
    STEVE
    (Shouts)
    Will you just get in the car!​
     
    Bobo is startled by Steve’s shouts.
     
    BOBO
    Okay, yessir! Getting in the car.​
     
    Bobo yanks the door open and clambers inside as Steve runs back around to the driver’s side.
     
    CUT TO​

    EXT: HOTEL - FIVE MINUTES LATER
     
    CLOSE UP of a large and welcoming sign reads ‘The Gull’s Wing Inn : Vacancy’. PAN OVER to reveal the hotel itself, two parallel two story buildings with the beach visible just beyond the end of the parking lot. A sign points out that the lobby is located in the building on the right.
    The hotel bus comes sputtering into the parking lot and stops in front of the right building. The door opens and Harold steps out. He opens a compartment in the side of the bus and begins to unload baggage as Kermit and Piggy get off with Tanya close behind. Kermit takes a look around.
     
    KERMIT
    Nice.​
     
    PIGGY
    Quaint.​
     
    Harold stops unloading for a second.
     
    HAROLD
    Yeah, (deep sigh) prime real estate.​
     
    He continues with the unloading.
     
    HAROLD
    Ya’ know, a couple of those big companies have
    been beatin’ down our door for years, trying to get us
    to sell it so they can tear it down and put up one of
    their big ol’ fancy resorts. (laugh) But if we did that
    there’d be no place for the people the other resorts kick out.​
     
    TANYA
    There’s no need to bore them with our life story, Harold.​
     
    HAROLD
    Alright, honey.​
     
    They share a quick kiss and Piggy’s eyes light up. She cozies up to Kermit.
     
    PIGGY
    You know, Kermie, doing something like that would be a good way to spend OUR golden years.​
     
    Kermit looks a little embarrassed.
     
    KERMIT
    Right.​



    Two things:​

    1. Sorry for the short length, but it is going to pick up in the next part.​

    2. For those of you who have seen the movie Gremlins, Tanya and Harold are suppoed to be read like the Futtermans.​

    Why? I don't know, he's on third and I don't give a darn!​
  17. ZeppoAndFriends

    ZeppoAndFriends Well-Known Member

    Hello?:confused: Is this thread on?
  18. muppetfan1999

    muppetfan1999 New Member

    Amazing Job So Far! This. Is. Awsome!11
  19. JEANYLASER

    JEANYLASER Member

    yeah me too! Awesome!
  20. ZeppoAndFriends

    ZeppoAndFriends Well-Known Member

    11?


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