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1 hr ago | The Star Online

America's most wanted: Jim Henson's Muppets are at it again

The gang is back in another cinematic feature and this time they've recruited the help of British comedian Ricky Gervais.

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Related Topix: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Comedy, Extras, Entertainment, Television, The Office

12 hrs ago | Solar Flare

Fan Art - Muppets Twin Peaks

Here's a pretty unique mashup for you to enjoy. Artist Justin Lawrence DeVine has a Tumblr where he posts all sorts of cool artwork that he has produced.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Laughing Squid

'Of Muppets & Men', A Wonderfully Insightful 1980 Documentary About 'The Muppet Show'

Of Muppets And Men is a wonderful 52-minute documentary about the people who made The Muppet Show happen.

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Related Topix: Jim Henson

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Neatorama

How the Muppets created Generation X

Are you a part of the MTV generation? It could be argued that your worldview was shaped more by the Muppets than music videos.

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Related Topix: Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Sesame Street, Animated TV, The Muppet Show, Family, Drama Movies, Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas, Musical Movies

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Salon

Millennials just don't get it! How the Muppets created Generation X

The Muppets shaped "30 Rock," Jimmy Fallon, "The Office," Zadie Smith -- and gave Gen X license to change the world Disney's "Muppets Most Wanted" was released late last month, and despite reviews presaging disappointment, America took to their theaters to see how the latest installment of karate chops and site gags would fare.

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Related Topix: Jim Henson, The Muppets, Steve Whitmire, Frank Oz

Sun Mar 30, 2014

River Front Times

Burlesque Meets the Muppets at Plush

Fiona Flame presented "The Muppet Show...Show," a burlesque tribute to Jim Henson's classic characters, on March 28, 2014 at Plush.

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Related Topix: Jim Henson

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Richard Cobbett Site Updates

Crap Shoot

Every week, Richard Cobbett rolls the dice to bring you an obscure slice of gaming history, from lost gems to weapons grade atrocities.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

From start to end, 'Muppets Most Wanted' is enjoyable

I recently had a conversation with a co-worker about children's television programming and how much it has changed over the past 15 years.

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Related Topix: Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Animated TV, Alvin & the Chipmunks, Country, The Chipmunks, Sesame Street

Thu Mar 27, 2014

BBC News

Ricky Gervais: 'Muppets inspired my comedy career'

"I think they affected me more profoundly than I first realised because once I got on set with these guys and I saw the cameos and the way they worked, I realised I must have been influenced by them when I did Extras."

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Related Topix: The Invention of Lying, Horror Movies, Comedy, Ghost Town, Western, Entertainment, Extras, Television, Ricky Gervais, Ashley Jensen

The Island Packet

Video-game preview: Muppets Toy Box Challenge

Disney Infinity players were tasked with coming up with Muppet-themed Toy Box challenges because the "Muppets: Most Wanted" would be hitting theaters soon - it is now showing, having opened in theaters March 21. What better way to honor that than with a Toy Box Challenge.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Toy-Box, Disney Infinity, Disney Interactive Studios, Avalanche Software, Video Games, Startups, YouTube, Children TV, The Muppet Show, Entertainment, Television

Tue Mar 25, 2014

East Bay Express

Muppets Most Wanted

This may come as a shock, but the Muppets are pass. Two or three generations have matured since the late Jim Henson introduced his hairy, gregarious puppets in 1955, on local TV in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: Children TV, The Muppet Show, Entertainment, Television, Sesame Street, Animated TV, Jim Henson, Steve Whitmire

Daily Trojan

Weekend Box Office: 'Divergent' separates self from pack

While she was no Bella or Katniss, Divergent 's Tris Prior managed her debut just fine.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Family, Comedy Movies, The Great Muppet Caper, Musical Movies

The Huffington Post

One Guy Singing 'The Rainbow Connection' In All The Muppet Voices Makes Our Day

In honor of " Muppets Most Wanted " hitting theaters, McGoiter performed "The Rainbow Connection," originally made famous by Kermit the Frog in "The Muppet Movie" in 1979.

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Related Topix: The Muppet Movie, Comedy Movies, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, Jim Henson, Steve Whitmire, Frank Oz

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Daily Mail

Miss Piggy and Kermit arrive in style as they attend UK screening of Muppets Most Wanted

Miss Piggy and Kermit take London! Hollywood's 'hottest couple' arrive in style as they attend UK screening of Muppets Most Wanted It's a love story that has somehow endured through 40 years of The Muppet Show and seven cinematic spin-offs.

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Related Topix: Children TV, The Muppet Show, Entertainment, Television, Frank Oz, Jim Henson, Steve Whitmire, The Inbetweeners

Examiner.com

'Muppets Most Wanted' brings laughs, songs, and cameos galore

Directly after the first film has ended, Kermit The Frog and company realize that the cameras are still rolling.

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Related Topix: The Muppets Take Manhattan, Family, Comedy Movies, The Great Muppet Caper, Musical Movies, Steve Whitmire, Jim Henson

Edmonton Journal

Editorials: Flurry of activity on the Rock

It has been a long, tough winter for Edmonton, even for those who find lots to love in the months of sub-zero temperatures, snow and ice.

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Times Herald-Record

Review: Your kids aren't into The Muppets? Hire a sitter

"Muppets Most Wanted" is funnier than the last Muppets movie, with far better songs , punnier puns and all manner of geo-political gags, cultural wisecracks and star cameos.

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Related Topix: Frank Oz, Family, Kids, Jim Henson, Steve Whitmire

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Cape Gazette

Muppets keep - felt' in heartfelt

It's time to play the music, it's time to light the lights. It's time to get things started ...for a "Muppets" flick tonight.

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Related Topix: Muppet Treasure Island, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Family, Action Movies, Adventure, Musical Movies, Labyrinth, Animation Movies, The Dark Crystal, Jim Henson, Horror Movies, The Witches

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Osnn.net

Watch muppets most wanted & non stop full hd

Watch muppets most wanted & non stop full hd After the huge success of ?The Muppet Show' revival, The Muppets are approached by aptitude abettor Dominic Badguy who offers graceful acquainted Kermit and the assemblage the adventitious of a lifetime: yield the appearance on a apple tour.

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Related Topix: Jim Henson, Steve Whitmire, Frank Oz

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Petaluma360

'Muppets' great for adults

"Muppets Most Wanted" is funnier than the last Muppets movie, with far better songs , punnier puns and all manner of geo-political gags, cultural wisecracks and star cameos.

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Related Topix: Flight of the Conchords, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Bret McKenzie, Modern Family, Ty Burrell, Jemaine Clement

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