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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