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The most tear-jerking Muppet moment...

Discussion in 'Classic Muppets' started by GuySmiley, Jun 30, 2002.

  1. Twisted Tails

    Twisted Tails Well-Known Member

    I finally watched the whole movie of the Dark Crystal and there were some moments that made me cry. The dying emperor... I forgot that it was Jerry Nelson's voice of that puppet. I cried when Kira was killed and I felt like his wish was to die in peace like the dying emperor;'s wish was. When the credits were rolling, it said that Jerry Nelson was also the voice of the evil High Priest. I can't believe the man is gone. Evertime I watch a scene of the Dark Crystal it reminds all of us of Jerry.
  2. dwayne1115

    dwayne1115 Well-Known Member

    In the new movie where Kermit and the gang walk out of the theater they thought they where going to walk out to nothing and all of there fans where there. Every single time I see that it gets to me. I think that is kind of what the movie has done for the Muppets, and it means a whole lot.
  3. lilmissmuppet

    lilmissmuppet Well-Known Member

    i agree that is what upsets me and also the big scene where everyone is singing rainbow connection in TMM like guysmiley said
  4. BooberGypsy

    BooberGypsy Active Member

    Hmm I'd have to say when Tiny Tim "dies" in A Muppets Christmas Carol. I know it sounds pathetic and generic but I've known a few people who have lost children so it really strikes a nerve.
  5. Vincent L

    Vincent L Well-Known Member

    Oh yes, the shot of Tiny Tim's chair, hat and cane beside the fireplace. Very tear-jerking.
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  6. Twisted Tails

    Twisted Tails Well-Known Member

    If have been listenign to MCR, the song "Follow Me" around November 2005 had the voices of Jerry Nelson, Dave Golez, Steve Whitmire, Kathy Mullen, Karen Prell. It's on the FR season two DVD I guess..., but oh man, for everyone on MC, does that song really make you cry. It kind of does to me. (sniffs)
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  7. BooberGypsy

    BooberGypsy Active Member

    It does me for sure... =,(
  8. TheWeirdoGirl

    TheWeirdoGirl Well-Known Member

    For me, one of the most tear jerking Muppet moments is in the new movie, when Walter turns to Gonzo and says, "I just want to say, when I was a kid I saw you reciting Hamlet while riding your motorcycle through a flaming hoop, and it made me believe I could do anything. Thank you."
  9. CaseytheMuppet

    CaseytheMuppet Well-Known Member

    I couldn't listen to it for a whole month after Jerry's passing.
  10. cjd874

    cjd874 Well-Known Member

    I would say that the John Denver & the Muppets version of "When the River Meets the Sea" always makes me a little teary. So does "Saying Goodbye" from 1984's TMTM and "I'm Going to Go Back There Someday" from the 1979 Muppet Movie.
  11. snichols1973

    snichols1973 Well-Known Member

    One of the saddest moments in The Christmas Toy is when Ditz the clown gets frozen; the whole playroom mourns at his "passing", and near the end, he miraculously "comes to"....

    Equally saddening is the moment when Rugby sings a sad song for Mew the stuffed mouse; Dave Goelz's performance (as Rugby) is somewhat reminiscent of "I'm Going to Go Back There Someday"; fortunately, Mew is not frozen forever, and turns out to be alive...
  12. Twisted Tails

    Twisted Tails Well-Known Member

    The very sad moment I had was when Mew was frozen (I LOVE that little guy) and the song Rugby sang was sweet (maybe bittersweet), but that was the part that tugged my heartstrings the most.
  13. snichols1973

    snichols1973 Well-Known Member

    I recently edited and updated the post to include that moment as well (see above)....
  14. Vincent L

    Vincent L Well-Known Member

    I feel Together At Christmas is equally tear-jerking.
  15. Twisted Tails

    Twisted Tails Well-Known Member

    I couldn't agree more, Vincent. My heartstrings got tugged by this song when it was sung by all the Muppet families in "A Muppet Family Christmas" and it gets me misty-eyed. (sniffs)
  16. thekingof8

    thekingof8 New Member

    If this doesn't make you cry, you have no soul.

  17. Hubert

    Hubert Well-Known Member

    Well, both of the Studio DC specials had me crying throughout. :p

    But seriously, the one moment that really makes me cry (and that's an accomplishment considering that I don't cry much at movies and that sort) is the TMS theme song rendition in The Muppets. It was at that point in my first viewing that I really felt the movie hit me, that this is it. The Muppets are back around.

    So now, out of tradition, I tend to cry during that scene. It's just special to me for some reason.
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  18. Pianogirl

    Pianogirl Active Member

    my most touching moment is when robin sang "halfway down the stairs" in the first season on TMS, when beaker gives Mr. Scrooge his scarf in MCC, and "We could do it all again" from the the muppets.
  19. muppetlover123

    muppetlover123 Well-Known Member

    its called pictures in my head but thats alright :) no worries
  20. Pianogirl

    Pianogirl Active Member

    Thanks muppetlover123, I've never seen the title written out, only heard the song in the context of the film. *Blushes sheepishly*

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