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TV Alert: Kermit on Disneyland 60 February 21, 2016

Discussion in 'Muppet Appearances' started by Phillip, Feb 21, 2016.

  1. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

    Sunday night watch Kermit the Frog and Tori Kelly sing "Rainbow Connection" on the two hour special "The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60" on ABC at 8|7c.

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  2. Pig's Laundry

    Pig's Laundry Well-Known Member

    I was a little disappointed that they sung "Rainbow Connection AGAIN. But the girl had a sweet voice. But I really wish Kermit would get a new song.
     
  3. Schfifty

    Schfifty Well-Known Member

    I wasn't so surprised they sang it again. It's literally the classic Muppet song of all Muppet songs. It's a song of celebration and imagination, and both those themes pertain to the special. It would seem odd to me if Kermit sang "Being Green", despite it being Kermit's signature song and another classic.

    It was a good performance, though.
     
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  4. antsamthompson9

    antsamthompson9 Well-Known Member

    It was a nice little appearance. I actually liked the whole special.
     
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  5. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    I wasn't watching the special, except for being lucky enough to see this segment the second I turned off that awful "Ben Cooper's Guide to Ripping off something on FX" or whatever it's called. It was a cute performance. Of course they'd sing Rainbow Connection, since it's one of his two iconic songs (He hasn't sung Bein' Green for a while, though). Nothing I didn't expect and nothing I didn't enjoy. Glad to see Kermit's still that high a priority with Disney.
     
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  6. MuppetsRule

    MuppetsRule Well-Known Member

    I thought it was a nice appearance and well done by Tori Kelly.

    The show, although billed as a 60th anniversary special for Disneyland, seemed to take every opportunity to plug a Disney product and/or upcoming film. Zootopia, The Jungle Book, new Star Wars Land, new Disney park in Singapore I think it was, etc. Maybe, just maybe, Kermit's appearance was another plug for a second season of The Muppets. I'd like to think so anyways.
     
  7. DarthGonzo

    DarthGonzo Active Member

    If it was they would have made that clear.
     
  8. Muppet Master

    Muppet Master Well-Known Member

    Nice appearance, managed to catch it right during the commercial break of the FOX Sunday block, nothing much to say, a typical appearance, but since I'm not hyped for every muppet TV appearance anymore since they have their own show, I wasn't exicted to watch it, but no mention of the new show during the special.
     
  9. Muppet Master

    Muppet Master Well-Known Member

    Chill out Phil.
     
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  10. Pig's Laundry

    Pig's Laundry Well-Known Member

    Hehehehe, nice one :laugh:
     
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  11. MUPPETFAN1976

    MUPPETFAN1976 Active Member

    Let me tell ya something about Tori Kelly. She has one heck of a voice. Too bad she didn't get to the finals in American Idol. That's gotta be a HUGE honor for her at such a young age of 23.
    The special overall was just fantastic!
     


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