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Tales from Muppetland: The Frog Prince (1971)

Frog and princess, both cursed by a witch, figure out how to break each other's spell.

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Trudy Young ...
Princess Melora
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Sir Robin the Brave
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Robin the Frog / Featherstone / Sweetums (assistant) (voice)
Carl Banas ...
Sweetums (voice)
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Aunt Taminella (assistant)
John Lovelady ...
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Danny Seagren ...
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Enchanted by an evil witch, a beautiful princess is forced to speak only in nonsense phrases. One day, she finds a small frog who can understand what she says. The frog claims to really be a prince, also enchanted by an evil witch. Together they must try to break their spells. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Trivia

All of Kermit's frog friends are named after the King Arthur's Knights of the Round Table (Gawain, Ector, Kaye, and Garth, a variation from Gareth). See more »

Goofs

When Robin (as a frog) is being held by Aunt Taminella as she leaves the dinner table, you can very briefly see his performer's arm. See more »

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Sweetums: SWEETUMS EAT FROGGY NOW!
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While the credits roll, you get to watch Kermit swimming in a fountain. See more »

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Great special
22 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

This was one of the Muppet fairy tale specials produced for television in the early 70's, and from what I've seen & heard, the best. Although the only other one I remember seeing is "Muppet Musicians of Bremen", which I must say I didn't find to be all that great (as a child or adult) but boasted some nice and innovative puppetry.

"Frog Prince" however, is quite remarkable. Like the other Muppet fairy tales, Kermit the Frog hosts this but actually plays a big role in it as well. Other now-staple Muppet characters, Robin the frog & the giant Sweetums, make their debut here. The puppetry is again fantastic, and the Muppet performers do such a great job, you'd hardly know most of the characters here are made up of only foam, fleece and fur.

Overall, this is a great special you should definitely share with your children. Without a doubt the best rendition of the Frog Prince I've ever seen.


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