Muppet Babies (1984–1991)

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The Muppets, as babies, have adventures with their imaginations inside their nursery.

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 Fozzie / ... (107 episodes, 1984-1991)
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 Rowlf / ... (107 episodes, 1984-1991)
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 Nanny (107 episodes, 1984-1991)
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 Animal / ... (81 episodes, 1986-1991)
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 Animal / ... (26 episodes, 1984-1985)
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The animated adventures of Jim Henson's Muppets as babies. Baby Kermit, Piggy, Gonzo, Animal, Fozzie, Rowlf, Scooter, Skeeter (and occasionally Bunsen, Beaker, and Bean Bunny), under the care of their green striped socks-wearing Nanny, get into mischief using their imaginations. Songs highlighted the series. Written by Ondre Lombard <piero@cyberverse.com>

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(1985-1986) | (107 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Some of The Muppets' more popular puppet costars are conspicuously absent from this animated version, except in stock clips from The Muppet Show (1976) and related projects. Most of Doctor Teeth's Electric Mayhem Band are absent because their Muppet Show gags revolve primarily around thinly veiled indications of drug use, a big no-no for a children's show. The exception is their drummer Animal, whose shtick is simply being insane and feral, which is apparently OK for children to see. Crazy Harry, an active vandal who goes one step beyond Animal in the lunacy department, was probably seen as a bad role model whose appearance would have jinxed the show's chances of being made. Uncle Sam Eagle, the sourpuss straight-man of the Muppet Show, doesn't suit the playful, anything-goes mood of the cartoon and would have been off-putting to children. Rizzo the Rat was probably too unappealing and/or unnecessarily redundant to other characters' functions. It is odd and inexplicable that Sweetums the Monster was left out, considering the enduring popularity of his fellow Monsters on Sesame Street (1969), aimed at the same demographic - perhaps it was an issue of time and cast constraints on the series. The absence of most other characters including Swedish Chef, Lew Zealand, Beauregard the Janitor, and the Statler & Waldorf duo, can probably be chalked up to the fact that it's a bit difficult, even with the most permissive Muppet logic, to even imagine these characters as babies. See more »

Quotes

[repeated Line]
Kermit: Sheesh.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits of each episode, Gonzo and Animal would do something that matched that episode's theme and it would end with Animal saying "Go bye bye!" See more »

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User Reviews

Like everyone else, I loved this show when I was a kid.
9 March 2002 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

This show is one of my all time faves. Having the muppets as little tikes solving problems by using their creative imaginations was a really great concept. Like every other cartoon from the 80's "Muppet Babies" didn't talk down to kids. It was creative, and it would always leave a smile on my face after watching it for an hour every Saturday Morning.

Another well thought up masterpiece. 10/10.


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