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Your Thoughts: Muppets at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

Discussion in 'Muppet Appearances' started by Phillip, Nov 27, 2008.

  1. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

    Don’t forget this morning to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade to see several Muppet appearances.

    Scheduled to appear is the Kermit balloon, Abby Cadabby balloon, the 123 Sesame Street float with Muppets and cast members and the highlight of the day will be Kermit the Frog singing the new song “I Believe in Santa Claus”. Also be on the lookout for promos for the Muppets special "Letters to Santa" on the NBC broadcast.

    After you watch the appearance post here and share your thoughts.
  2. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    At the beginning, they made no mention Kermit being in the parade. Weird.
  3. a_Mickey_Muppet

    a_Mickey_Muppet Well-Known Member

    yeah I also noticed that (Im taping it) I heard them say "The Cast Of Sesame Street"...dont worry tho Kermie WILL be there! :)
  4. a_Mickey_Muppet

    a_Mickey_Muppet Well-Known Member

    SS float just went on..wow u can tell that dude on the panio was off, lol..trhe paino started playin then he put his hands on the keys quick and made it look like he was playin...but nice float, and Barkly and Alice where there. Nice to see them! :)
  5. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    Yeah, Lang Lang was clearly faking. Nice song though. I see Zoe got bumped out of the nest for Abby. The characters I saw were:

    -Big Bird
    -Abby
    -Elmo
    -Cookie Monster
    -Grover
    -Prairie Dawn
    -Zoe
    -Ernie
    -Bert
    -Murray
    -Oscar
    -Alice
    -Barkley
    -Grundgetta
    -The Count
    -Herry
    -Telly
    -Baby Bear
    -Karina the Ballerina
  6. The Count

    The Count Moderator Staff Member

    Uh, don't you mean Karina the Ballerina instead?

    Thoughts...
    1 Funny and proud to hear the crowd chanting for Abby as her balloon passed by on CBS's broadcast, earlier to her appearance on NBC's broadcast.
    2 Whoever that Dave guy on CBS's broadcast is... Do some research first! ! ! :mad:
    Abby the first female Muppet character in thirteen years? Oh, so you've not known about Rosita and Zoe, the latter of which was on the float herself.
    3 Funny disillusionment tale told by Patrick Warberdton about how Jim met Kermit the Toad, the inspiration for Kermit The Frog, which wasn't true. That made me :smirk:
    4 Saw the float on NBC's broadcast... The song this year was "Songs", which is the one sung by Sugarland and Elmo, who made an earlier appearance on CBS's broadcast as well.
    5 When was it decided/stated by anyone on Sesame Street and/or Abby herself that "That's So Magic!" is her catch phrase? Never heard her say that as a catch phrase in any episode she's been a part of these last three years.

    Now to wait for Kermit's singing surprise with Santa at the end of the parade.
  7. a_Mickey_Muppet

    a_Mickey_Muppet Well-Known Member

    YES! that WILL be the high light of my thanksgiving day....and eatting! :D

    Im sitting here in my livingroom watching Macys and i have this lap top on my lap so Im malti taskin here lol
  8. Muppet dude

    Muppet dude Active Member

    I SAW HERRY MONSTER ON THE SESAME STREET FLOAT!

    For those who didn't see, he was right next to Count von Count and Murray Monster in the building setup. Good to see my favorite unibrowed monster back in action!

    And it was awesome seeing Barkley, as usual. AND Alice finally made a triumphant return!

    Well, Herry has made my day today! :D
  9. a_Mickey_Muppet

    a_Mickey_Muppet Well-Known Member

    JUST now they said (when they were showing the pirate float) "Comming up, blah blah blah and the lovable Kermit the Frog!" YOO HOO! :) he's comming soon gang! :) :excited:
  10. Luke

    Luke Active Member

    So has Kermit sang yet, im watching on a CBS feed. Saw the baloon tho, very cool.
  11. Luke

    Luke Active Member

    Oh yeah, HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE! YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY

    Enjoy the Turkey!
  12. a_Mickey_Muppet

    a_Mickey_Muppet Well-Known Member

    nope not yet luke! :) just the kermie balloon so far....
  13. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    They just showed a promo for the new Muppet special and it looks great!
  14. Luke

    Luke Active Member

    omg - anyhow cbs doesnt show kermit singin, i wont be happy lol
  15. a_Mickey_Muppet

    a_Mickey_Muppet Well-Known Member

    Ahhh lol :) they JUST showed an add for 'Letters to Santa" on NBC.. OH MY GOSH! i cant wait...Animal was with a Santa hat with the NBC logo yellin SANTA...I seen Kermit, Gonzo, pepe, rizzo, Fozzie hanging on tight to Santas sligh :excited:
  16. Katzi428

    Katzi428 Well-Known Member

    Unfortunately I was asleep when the SS float went by. But I did see the Kermit balloon & am waiting anxiously for him to sing!:)
  17. Luke

    Luke Active Member

    Therrrrrrrrrrrrres Kermit. WHOOO
  18. rtgentry

    rtgentry Member

    didnt focus on him as much as we would have.. cool set up, espicially the waving arm mech
  19. a_Mickey_Muppet

    a_Mickey_Muppet Well-Known Member

    NBC just said..... kermit is next! :excited::):D
  20. a_Mickey_Muppet

    a_Mickey_Muppet Well-Known Member

    :)Awwwwwwwwww...hes on a log..


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