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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)
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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 »

Quotes

Princess Melora: [to King Rupert II] He's a drog, fatty.
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Crazy Credits

While the credits roll, you get to watch Kermit swimming in a fountain. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years (1986) See more »

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A good special from Jim Henson.
7 February 2002 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

This was a fantastic special. Jim Henson, and his puppeteering crew did a great job on this humorous take on the fairy tale classic. It also introduces us to Robin Kermit's nephew, and Sweetums (who scared me, and I had nightmares about that muppet for years! No seriosly it's true!) a large full costumed muppet. All in all this was a great special that shouldn't be missed.


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