Jerome and Brian end their run of Muppet movies by discussing the 1992 Muppet Christmas Carol. There really was no other way to end this run, especially since this is the week of Christmas.
They discuss the greatness of Michael Caine, a controversial deleted scene, and some banger songs. They also discuss the future of the Muppets as well.
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Jerome and Brian discuss the final Muppets movie before officially being bought by Disney. It’s also the end of an era as this is Frank Oz’s final Muppet movie as well.
A major disappointment on every level with minimal music and a bizarre plot straight out of the 1990s. Oh, and count all the canceled performers.
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Jerome and Brian discuss the weakest of the Muppet movies so far as the creators try to generate the same magic as Muppet Christmas Carol.
It’s a movie where the human characters are written to outshine the muppets as our favorites are reduced to supporting roles. Despite the problems, there are still some highlights. Find out why adapting non-copyrighted material doesn’t always work.
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Jerome and Brian cover a Muppet movie that is very different than last week. Frank Oz takes over the director’s chair while Jim Henson performs Kermit for the last time in a Muppet movie. Things will get rough for a couple weeks quality wise, so bear with us through a rough stretch.
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This is Brian’s favorite Muppet movie, and it’s time for them to discuss it. They talk about old school Hollywood, confusing Diana Rigg for Julie Andrews, Columbo with Muppets, and the greatness of Charles Grodin…oh and Muppets.
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Jerome and Brian begin their two month long look at the eight Muppet movies. Tonight they discuss the career of Steve Martin, why riding a bike is so impressive, and why Jerome is relieved Grover still has a head.
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