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The most tear-jerking Muppet moment...

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

  1. thekingof8

    thekingof8 New Member

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

  2. 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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  3. Pianogirl

    Pianogirl 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.
  4. muppetlover123

    muppetlover123 Well-Known Member


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

    Pianogirl Member

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

    muppetlover123 Well-Known Member

    its alright man
  7. Muppetgirl1

    Muppetgirl1 Member

    I started to cry When the Muppets lifted up Walter. Then Walter and Kermit looked at each other. Kermit was singing pictures in my head then all the muppets join in this I burst into tears :):cry::):o:o:cry:
  8. KissesToKermie

    KissesToKermie Well-Known Member

    It's Not Easy Being- *sniff* Green.
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  9. muppetfan24/7

    muppetfan24/7 Well-Known Member

    Now that is definetely the first Kermit :) song I heard when my mom introduce to me to the Muppets. Yeah, the song is a tear-jerker, but I finally have that song, the one from the Muppet Show and SS thank goodness.
  10. Muppetgirl1

    Muppetgirl1 Member

    No it's not easy being GREEN but it's fun when you need to hide I wish I was Green
  11. HeyButtahfly

    HeyButtahfly Well-Known Member

    I was never that big on "Bein' Green," and then I saw the video of Big Bird singing it at the memorial and I was so touched.
  12. cjd874

    cjd874 Well-Known Member

    "Saying Goodbye" from The Muppets Take Manhattan is a real tear-jerker, but on TMS, I'd say Gonzo's version of "My Way" (in the Lola Falana episode when he leaves the show for an acting career in India) and "When I Grow Too Old to Dream" (from the Linda Ronstadt episode) are right up there, too.
    Honorable mention: the version of "When the River Meets the Sea" that Jerry Nelson and Louise Gold performed at Jim's memorial (if memory serves correctly).

    YAAAYY!!! 1000th post on this thread.:D
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  13. BoomerangFish

    BoomerangFish Member

    I actually got a little teary eyed at the new film... when Kermit steps off the bus from his choir practice... made me think of Henson (couldn't help but think that was a little nod to the man himself)
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  14. Muppetgirl1

    Muppetgirl1 Member

    I cried at all those too :):o:cry::cry:;):D
  15. Elisha

    Elisha New Member

    My biggest tear jerking moment is in the Muppet Movie when Gonzo sings "I'm Going to Go Back There Someday." Gonzo is my favorite Muppet and I just think that is a brilliant song with beautiful lyrics that Dave performed so poignantly. It really touches me, and when Dave sang it at Jim Henson's memorial service, I pretty much lost it.

    I also get teary at "Just One Person" when Bernadette Peters sang it on the Muppet Show.

    Danny Kaye singing "Inchworm" with all the Muppets kills me every time too.

    All of the beautiful musical moments get to me like "Halfway Up the Stairs," "One Little Star", "Saying Goodbye", "Shine on Me", "Sing", "When the River Meets the Sea" and much more.
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  16. Scooterforever

    Scooterforever Active Member

    I cried so hard it hurt when Gonzo sang "The Wishing Song" in the Madeline Kahn episode. Gonzo is usually a pretty upbeat character, but Dave is so good at singing in a melancholy, tear-inducing voice.
  17. JimAndFrank

    JimAndFrank Well-Known Member

    The biggest tear-jerker for me was at the end of The Muppets Tribute to Jim Henson when they all sang Just One Person. I was already balling my eyes out when I first watched it.
    And then Steve Whitmire's Kermit appeared for the first time through the backstage door and just behind him was an image of Jim and I just lost whatever was left of my composure.

    It was such a bitter-sweet moment, I'm probably reading too much into this, but it was like they were trying to say, "Yes, Jim's gone. But, you know what? Kermit's still here, so is Fozzie and Miss Piggy and everyone else. We are going to pull through because Jim would have wanted us to."


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  18. cjd874

    cjd874 Well-Known Member

    What really strikes me is that Bernadette Peters first sang "Just One Person" to Robin on The Muppet Show in 1977, then thirteen years later, Robin was the one leading the Muppets in the same exact song for the tribute special. It makes me think of how much Robin absorbs as a precocious frog.
    And you're not reading too much into this, JimAndFrank. You perfectly described what their message was to the audience, and to the whole world.
  19. JimAndFrank

    JimAndFrank Well-Known Member

    Let's just hope they continue to do so for a long time to come....
  20. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    I got a recast for you...

    Replace Morshu the Shop Keep from that terrible Link and the Faces of Evil game with Chamberlain Skesis.

    They both have a knack for going mmmmmmMMMMMMMmmmmm....


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