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Video: Kermit on American Idol Season Finale Monday May 21, 2018

Discussion in 'Muppet Appearances' started by Phillip, May 21, 2018.

  1. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

    Monday night, don't miss Kermit the Frog sing a duet with a surprise guest on the season finale of American Idol at 9 eastern, 8 central on ABC.


    If you saw this appearance, please like this post and share your thoughts below.
  2. antsamthompson9

    antsamthompson9 Well-Known Member

    I thought it was nice enough. I kinda wanted him to sing something other than Rainbow Connection.
  3. ConsummateVs

    ConsummateVs Well-Known Member

    I missed it. :( Hope somebody posts a clip.
  4. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    Here's some video:

    I thought Matt sounded good. But yeah, pick a new song.
  5. ConsummateVs

    ConsummateVs Well-Known Member

    Matt's getting better and better with Kermit. I think he sounded slightly too deep this time, but still good.

    On a side note, that girl singing dosen't sound that good to me, sorry. :smirk:
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  6. MuppetsRule

    MuppetsRule Well-Known Member

    I though Matt sounded great. Maddie Poppe didn't sound great. I agree though another song would be nice. Unfortunately now days that is all most know about Kermit so that is what they expect.
  7. LittleJerry92

    LittleJerry92 Well-Known Member

    Yeah.... That woman cannot sing. Way too off key for me. Matt was pretty decent though.

    Pfft. What other options do we have besides "Rainbow Connection" and "Bein' Green"? Cause let's be honest - they're not gonna do any other songs like "This Frog" or "Disco Frog" or "Carribean Amphibean", etc.
    Last edited: May 21, 2018
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  8. MrBloogarFoobly

    MrBloogarFoobly Well-Known Member

    Is Kermit a baritone now? :p
  9. Pig's Laundry

    Pig's Laundry Well-Known Member

    Guess so. I'm actually starting to dig his new voice. :smirk:
    "Chill out, Phil!"
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  10. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    Does anyone know who ended up winning?

    Was it Maddie?
  11. Daffyfan4ever

    Daffyfan4ever Well-Known Member

    Well, why not? That would be a neat idea. After all, if they could have a video with :) and :p interacting, having Kermit sing his other songs including those from SS on American Idol isn't too much of a stretch.
  12. DarthGonzo

    DarthGonzo Well-Known Member

    Something is still really off about Matt’s Kermit. He’s just missing something. It still sounds like a weak impression to me.
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  13. dwayne1115

    dwayne1115 Well-Known Member

    There are a lot of mixed reviews on Facebook, and for me I'm kind of mixed about this as welll. I don't know if it's me but it sounded like the song may have been out of key, and that could be why both singers sounded flat. I mean the song itself just sounded off, but maybe that's just me.

    As for Matt as Kermit, I'm trying so hard to be open and accepting of this change but I can't. Maybe over time I will adju6, but I'm still not there. To me it feels like Kermit as a character is simply just a shell of his old self. There is no heart passion, or love here it was almost as if he was simply there because he had to be.

    Ah Rainbow Connection this song almost always brings tears to my eyes except for this time. This song has a very deep and special meaning, and I feel like some of that was lost in this rendition. Not only is the song Kermit's singituer song, but it also defines who he and the Muppets are. One of the things Jim Henson wanted to do was make the world a better place, and he certainly did that with the Muppets. In the Muppet Movie Kermit goes after his dream to make 'millions of people happy" throughput the movie the other Muppets join him not because they believe in Kermit but they believe in his dream. Now we have talked before how there is no cannon when it comes to The Muppets, but up until recently there was, and that was the dream of "making millions of people happy". Which was not limited to just The classic characters but Sesame and Fraggle Rock as well. So sure Kermit could sing any other song but this song not only represents who he is, but also the life work of a Jim and the Muppets.
  14. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    Now I know who won. According to a tweet, it was indeed Maddie. Thank you Muppet Central.
  15. LittleJerry92

    LittleJerry92 Well-Known Member

    I'm not saying it's a bad idea. I just don't see it happening.
  16. dwayne1115

    dwayne1115 Well-Known Member

    Which is surprising due to the poor singing of rainbow connection.
  17. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    So you think it should've been Caleb then?
  18. dwayne1115

    dwayne1115 Well-Known Member

    No um er... I don't watch the show, I just know that was a poorly sung song.
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  19. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    My apologies to you then...
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  20. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    But I do agree with you on that one though. The Rainbow Connection is an overused song and something else should've been sung instead.

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