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 a Muppet movie they’ve been dreading as they explore the direct sequel of the previous Muppet movie. They discuss the highs (mostly the songs) and lows (the actual plot). Find out why Muppet movies shouldn’t be over 90 minutes long.
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Jerome and Brian return for another month of Muppet movies, this time the reboot sequel that gets us back to the theater and roots of our favorite felt characters…and we’re not talking about the Moopets. They also discuss the eclectic career of Jason Segel and the greatness of Amy Adams.
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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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Jerome and Brian narrow avoided being run over by an evil car to provide their thoughts on Christine. They talk about Stephen King’s crappy endings and why a car is the most well developed character in the movie.
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Jerome and Brian discuss one of John Carpenter’s most iconic and best movies, 1982’s The Thing. Not only is this an outstanding horror movie, it’s a great showcase for Kurt Russell and a stellar group of character actors. Hopefully, Jerome and Brian can recover from their own paranoid to finish this podcast.
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