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TV Alert: Muppets Wizard of Oz on ABC Family October 6-7

Discussion in 'Muppet Appearances' started by Muppet Frog, Oct 5, 2012.

  1. Muppet Frog

    Muppet Frog Well-Known Member

    So the Muppets Wizard of Oz will be on ABC Family this Saturday at 11:30 am eastern and 9:00 am eastern on Sunday.

    The recent Muppet movie will also premiere on Starz on October 6th at 9pm and at 7:30 and 4:30 on Sunday.
  2. Hayley B

    Hayley B Well-Known Member

    I'm happy that "The Muppets" will start showing on Starz soon. I think I'll only watch Muppets Wizard of OZ when there is nothing else to watch (it will be a very last resort).

    Thanks, for letting us all know about this.
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  3. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

    Thanks for posting this. It will be interesting to see what folks have to say about the made-for-TV movie seven years later.

    Here's Greg James review from 2005.
  4. The Count

    The Count Moderator Staff Member

    Huh, I thought ABC Family announced yesterday that they'd be airing The Mummy tomorrow night in back-to-back airings. Guess I'll be in the minority of actually enjoying MWoO, *shrugs. :attitude:
  5. Hayley B

    Hayley B Well-Known Member

    ^ All I see is MWoO and alot of Disney movies for tonight and tomorrow. Oh and also TMNT III for tomorrow morning.

    Well, atleast it's not "Harry Potter Weekend". They seem to have that every month. Love Harry Potter, but MAN.
  6. beatnikchick300

    beatnikchick300 Well-Known Member

    I'm recording MWoO only because my kid brother still hasn't seen it, and wants to. His funeral (although I may watch the parts with Johnny and Sal, not just because I love those guys, but also because I think those are some of the only good parts of the movie)...
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  7. theSHE124

    theSHE124 Well-Known Member

    Just saw it! Haven't seen it for the past 7 years! I like how Miss Piggy portrayed all 4 Witches of Oz. :mad:
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  8. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

    Muppets Wizard of Oz is on both Saturday and Sunday mornings Ed, check local listings for times in your area.
  9. Hayley B

    Hayley B Well-Known Member

    That is the one thing I do like about MWoO. Also "The Witch Is In The House" song, I kind of like too. The only song I like for MWoO I might add.
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  10. BobThePizzaBoy

    BobThePizzaBoy Well-Known Member

    I still remember I saw a preview screening of this movie at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2005. So yeah, I saw this in a theater. Surprisingly, the crowd was really into it. There was tons of laughter, applause, hooting and hollering all the appropriate moments. I'll admit I declared it "the 2nd best post-Henson Muppet movie" at the time. Looking back, I think we were all on a "new Muppet movie" high and remained oblivious to it's low quality. That and the fact the screenings were free...

    JEANYLASER Well-Known Member

    thanks for the info!
  12. Muppet fan 123

    Muppet fan 123 Well-Known Member

    NO! Out of all the Muppet movies, why in the name of Sweetums would they play Wizard of Oz?!! :grr:
  13. Pinkflower7783

    Pinkflower7783 Well-Known Member

    One word "Halloween."
  14. BobThePizzaBoy

    BobThePizzaBoy Well-Known Member

    Yeah, Muppets Wizard of Oz is a pretty scary movie.
  15. CensoredAlso

    CensoredAlso Well-Known Member

    Scary is one word for it, lol.
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  16. Pinkflower7783

    Pinkflower7783 Well-Known Member

    You people know what I mean. XP I wasn't gonna go there! :halo:
  17. antsamthompson9

    antsamthompson9 Well-Known Member

    I actually like MWoO. I watched it on the HD version of ABC Family, and they didn't show it in widescreen. So that was a waste.
  18. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

    Did ABC Family show the original broadcast version or the DVD version with about 20 minutes of extra scenes? I'm guessing it was more than likely the original broadcast version. We haven't checked our recording to see which one they used.

    Yeah, that is a shame since the widescreen version exists.
  19. antsamthompson9

    antsamthompson9 Well-Known Member

    They edited it. The showed some parts from the DVD version though.
  20. Hayley B

    Hayley B Well-Known Member

    Caught a little bit of The Muppets on Starz today. Only got to the Telethon part. It's always so lovely to hear Rainbow Connection. :)

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