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Tales from Muppetland: The Muppet Musicians of Bremen (1972)

Four mistreated farm animals seek refuge as a band of traveling musicians in this musical tale narrated by Kermit the Frog.





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Cast overview:
Leroy the Donkey (Assistant) / Rat (voice)
T.R. the Rooster / Caleb Siles (voice)
Kermit the Frog / Mean Floyd / Catgut (Assistant) / Rat (voice)
Chicken / Rat / Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
John Lovelady ...
Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Danny Seagren ...
Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Faz Fazakas ...
Additional Muppet Performer / Chicken (voice) (as Franz Fazakas)
Phyllis Marshall ...
Catgut (voice)
François Klanfer ...
Rover Joe / Mordacai Sledge (voice) (as Francois Klanfer)
Nick Nichols ...
Leroy the Donkey / Farmer Lardpork (voice)


Four mistreated farm animals seek refuge as a band of traveling musicians in this musical tale narrated by Kermit the Frog.

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1972 (USA)  »

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Muppet Musicians of Bremen  »

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Did You Know?


T.R. (the rooster) changes his name five times - Tuckered Rooster, Terrified Rooster, Travellin' Rooster, Tender-hearted Rooster and Tough Rooster. See more »


Farmer Lardpork: This is the second time this week that I've missed my breakfast on account of you!
T.R. the Rooster: [sarcastic, to the camera] I thought he was lookin' kinda scrawny...
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Referenced in The Muppet Show: Avery Schreiber (1976) See more »


Sung by Catgut (voiced by Phyllis Marshall)
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best Muppet movie ever!
30 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I haven't seen this movie since it aired way back when and I was a little kid but it's still the best Muppet movie ever made! My brothers, sisters and I have laughed so hard over the years, remembering the wonderful storyline and insane animal owners, we have it memorized just from that one viewing and my sister's old LP! The character's are great, the script is hilarious and the movie should be put to DVD and reintroduced to a new crowd of kids who deserve to see a Muppet movie without the usual Muppet dopiness so common to their recent movies and with no Miss Piggy. Was this movie too harsh for the unsuspecting viewers who expected to see cuddly Grover and silly antics from Ernie and Bert? Was there horror at not having random, unnecessary characters show up for no reason and no love story with Kermit and Miss Piggy? This is a movie like no other Muppet movie. See it if you can find it.

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