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Your Thoughts: Kermit's Swamp Years: TV Airings and Opinions

Discussion in 'Muppet Appearances' started by Phillip, Aug 16, 2002.

  1. Muppets1985

    Muppets1985 Well-Known Member

    Foz....Remember in the movie when Kermit & is froggy friends run in to a farm and Kermit see's a pig and he says somthing like..LOL... "I hope I never see one of them the rest of my life" (i have it on dvd):D ;)
  2. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    Now that's FUNN-EE!!! HAA!!

  3. sarah_yzma

    sarah_yzma Well-Known Member

    the best part is watching for references....

    like the box that said Goelz Enterprise (or something like that)

    a Animal key chain...

    and the outtakes.....HILARIOUS!!!

    You got us lost....YOU LOSER...

    and my fave

    my weak knees.....

    oh yeah i also liked

    how did i get in here?



    ok so the movie isn't the best, but i liked it more than most....of course i'm a sucker for sickingly cute (unless it's elmo!)sure it wasn't the best...but i don't think it was NEAR as aweful as some people have said
  4. Super Scooter

    Super Scooter Well-Known Member

    I agree totally, Sarah. It's not the best thing out there, but it ain't no Disney direct-to-video cheapquel! And, it really isn't as bad as some have made it out to be on here.
  5. sarah_yzma

    sarah_yzma Well-Known Member

    now bow down to me!

  6. LadyHyde

    LadyHyde Well-Known Member

    My favorite parts were-

    Kermit comes face to face with a Young Jim Henson
    Middle-Aged Statler and Waldorf
    And the Outtake-
    Goggles:"Waitaminnit, EVERY SCENE'S A NUDE SCENE!":concern:

    But I think this was supposed to take place in the mid-60's.....
  7. WiGgY

    WiGgY Well-Known Member

    The time discrepancy bugged me. It was set in a modern setting from what I remeber. And what was with the Wizard of Oz references through the whole thing? The parts with the puppets were great. The aprts with the humans were aweful. And I also didn't like the Rowlf reference. That made no sense. Were they saying that Rowlf was a real dog and got turned into a muppet? Made no sense.
  8. wockawocka

    wockawocka Well-Known Member

    I didn't think it was the best, but it was funny, and it was cute, and who couldn't like a movie with the loveable muppets in it?! I thought that the outtakes were the best part, and I really enjoyed the characters, even if I didn't really like the whole plot.
  9. Erine81981

    Erine81981 Well-Known Member

    I liked it and it was a little dumb in parts

    The dogs name was rowlf and so thats where the young jim henson got the name from is the dog. thats All I wanted to say and that I liked the movie and I have it on DVD. :D
  10. Manda:-D

    Manda:-D Well-Known Member

    My favorite part, like most people's, weas the outtakes. They were just so wqacky and goofy and-Muppety. Now if only the REST of the movie had been like that...
    *Sigh* :sympathy:
  11. Krazedmuppet

    Krazedmuppet Well-Known Member


    It wasent the best thing thr JHC has put out, but it was good (But it had the voice of the dog that I cant stand, she seems to play alot of diffrent caracters now rugrats, Clifford, Barbie repunzle it sounds like a chain smoker and my little sisters of cource watch all of these and it drives me nuts!!!) but it was funny in a kid sorta way :) ;)
  12. crazy ernie

    crazy ernie Well-Known Member

    Wizard of Oz was the first movie that Jim Henson saw
  13. GonzoPimp

    GonzoPimp Well-Known Member

    Kermit's Swamp Years

    I know this is old news, but I just really have to vent right now. Why and How does Kermit the Swamp Years suck so much? The SFX was terrible, the story was a snoozer, the characters nothing special, and it was aimed at kids! Thats not the way it works. I love the Muppets but I'm sick of them sucking do-nuts! Also, since I'm on this rave, am I crazy or should they have NOT made Gonzo an alien. Why do all the new muppet movies dissapoint and frustrate?

    :boo: :boo: :boo:
  14. sarah_yzma

    sarah_yzma Well-Known Member

    *cowers* I think it was to introduce a new generation of kids to the muppets....and I kinda liked it.....not as much as VMX!!!! but It wasn't horrible...that's a harsh word

    *dodges muffins*
  15. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Wrog, horrile is too light a word to give the film. It was detestable, unwatchable, sick, sad, stupid, the puppets looked aufull, the actors (apart from Mary), where so un hip it is a surprise their bums didn't fall off, sorry but it was not good.
  16. jediX

    jediX Well-Known Member

    Meh, the punk version of Rainbow Connection at the end by Me First & The Gimme Gimmes was pretty neat (that band rocks lol).
  17. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Yeah, but that is the only good of the whole darn thing.
  18. Muppetsdownunder

    Muppetsdownunder Well-Known Member

    I was going to get the DVD of swamp years to complete my collection of Australian muppet dvds available in Australia which currently stands that at 3 including swamp years. I am thinking twice whether to get the DVD now, is it that bad?

    the trailer I saw of it didnt look that great but I will get it anyway I think.

    Paul :)
  19. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

    Here are the reviews from last year...


    My opinion is that sometimes we can make the mistake of thinking of this as a Muppet movie (like the first film or Caper) when it really isn't a "movie" at all. It's a direct-to-video release like Muppet Classic Theater not a full-length feature film. I think we all agree it could have been better, but expecting a full-blown Muppet movie may not be the best approach since it is not really accurate.
  20. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    In my opinion it is worth getting for the sake of it, but brepare to be dissapointed.

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