Category Archives: Muppets

When the Muppets Are in the World

I’ve finished watching the first three seasons of the original Muppet Show, and while there were seasons after that (a total of five, I think), the others aren’t out on DVD. Season Four was originally supposed to be released in … Continue reading

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I’m Like a Bird

I Am Big Bird – A documentary about Caroll Spinney, the guy who’s been performing as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since the beginning of Sesame Street back in 1969. While it’s really cool that he’s still doing this, … Continue reading

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Desperately Seeking Santa

Merry Christmas! Since the day is almost over, I might as well share my thoughts on a few Christmas movies and specials I watched this year. I Am Santa Claus (2014) – A documentary examining the lives of several people … Continue reading

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The World’s Most Dangerous Frog

Muppets Most Wanted – Beth and I have been watching The Muppet Show recently. She says she doesn’t like it, yet she’ll still watch every episode. She’s like Statler and Waldorf, I guess. No, she says she likes seeing the … Continue reading

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The Toadette Principle

The Smurfette Principle is basically a reference to franchises where being male is the default, and there are very few (often only one) female characters. This character usually has stereotypical feminine accessories, and has a personality mostly consisting simply of … Continue reading

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One True Parody

In a recent NPR interview with “Weird Al” Yankovic, he responds to a question about Cookie Monster‘s parody of “Call Me Maybe” with “Yeah, Cookie Monster is my No. 1 competition right now.” Apparently he’s forgetting that Cookie Monster did … Continue reading

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Sentimental Ernie

Apparently people have been citing shows like Will & Grace and Glee as reasons why the national attitude on homosexuality has changed, although whether that’s a good or a bad thing depends on who’s doing the citing. I’m surprised none … Continue reading

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