A Muppet Family Christmas (1987)

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Kermit and his friends spend Christmas staging a surprise visit to Fozzie Bear's mother's farm.

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Storyline

When Fozzie and the Muppet Show gang drop in unexpectedly on Fozzie's mother, she is forced to cancel her winter vacation plans and entertain them all. Soon the Sesame Street gang comes by as carolers, and then Kermit and his nephew Robin discover a Fraggle Rock hole in the basement. A snow storm blows in, stranding everyone at the house, except for Miss Piggy, who arrives just in time for all the Muppets to celebrate Christmas together. Written by Chad Burris

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Boze Narodzenie u muppetów  »

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Trivia

Jim Henson:  in the kitchen while the Muppets are singing Christmas carols at the end. See more »

Goofs

During the "Home for the Holidays" number, toward the middle of the song, Miss Piggy ends up at the foot of the front steps with Gonzo in the a few steps behind her. In the next shot, Gonzo is immediately seen on the porch, singing with the rest of the cast. See more »

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Kermit: Well, everybody, it's Christmas Eve and the tree is trimmed, so it's time for our annual carol sing. Take it, Rowlf.
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Followed by A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (2008) See more »

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Happy Holiday
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Written by Irving Berlin
Performed by Fozzie Bear and Cast
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A memorable Muppet Christmas TV movie.
24 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I first saw this on Nickeleon(the old school one from the early 90s) during the holidays.

I really liked this one, because it has a lot of your favorite Muppets all gathered up for Christmas at Fozzie's mother's farmhouse, who didn't expected her own son to bring company over.

While Doc(from Fraggle Rock) was expected to have a quiet Christmas, but finds the farmhouse to be packed with Muppets. And to make it more interesting the entire Sesame Street Muppet gang came all the way from new york to celebrate with them.

And not to mention the 5 main Fraggles from Fraggle Rock, who know little about Christmas also decide to join the fun. With these many Muppets all under on roof, you'll be sure to expect one enjoyable Christmas TV movie.

With some Chirstmas Carols, and jokes. I'm sure any Muppet Fan will be pleased with this TV special. The cool thing is this was made when Jim was still around. He even made a cameo at the end just cause it's the holidays. I re watched this off of the recent DVD release which had a few minutes cut out of it. Cause I remember some extended scenes that were included in the TV version.

Hopefully one day there'll be an uncut DVD of this fine Christmas program. If Jim were still alive, he'd be sure that this TV movie will remain uncut for everyone to enjoy.


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