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Kermit's Swamp Years (2002)

At 12 years old, Kermit the Frog and best friends Goggles and Croaker travel outside their homes in the swamps of the Deep South to do something extraordinary with their lives.

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Goggles / Turtle #1 (voice) (as Joseph Mazzarino)
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Pilgrim / Kermit's Mom / Star (voice)
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Kermit the Frog (Whitmire) whilst on his travels back to the swamp he grew up on, remembers one of his earlier adventures. Kermit, Croaker (Barretta), Goggles (Mazzarino) and Blotch (Kennedy) are sent on a wild adventure into the outside world, when Croaker and bully Blotch and kidnapped and placed in a pet store. It's now up to Kermit and Goggle, with help from a friendly dog called Pilgrim (Summer) to save them. But someone else has his eye on them. Dr Krassman (Hostetter) wants to buy all the frogs and use them in biology lessons. Written by Film_Fan

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When Pilgrim, Croaker and Kermit are chasing after the truck and Kermit trips, he is helped up by a teenage boy. Afterwards the boy is opening the mailbox you see the mailbox says Henson on the side as another nod to the creator of the Muppets Jim Henson. See more »

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In the scene where Young Kermit, Croaker, and Pilgrim are under the bench in George Washington High School, a dark moving figure (possibly Bill Barretta) is seen moving with Croaker. See more »

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Goggles, Turtle #1: Oh... I get it! Dissection must be some kind of full body massage.
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Obviously need the Muppets gang
7 August 2007 | by (Berkshire, England) – See all my reviews

Kermit's Swamp Years (2002, Dir. David Gumpel)

Kermit the Frog whilst on his travels back to the swamp he grew up on, remembers one of his earlier adventures. Kermit, Croaker, Goggles and Blotch are sent on a wild adventure into the outside world, when Croaker and bully Blotch and kidnapped and placed in a pet store. It's now up to Kermit and Goggle, with help from a friendly dog called Pilgrim to save them. But someone else has his eye on them. Dr Krassman wants to buy all the frogs and use them in biology lessons.

When you first look at 'Kermit's Swamp Year's', it should be obvious at first, that it is not going to live up to the fun you get when watching a 'Muppets' title, but after watching Kermits life, it's obvious what is missing; The Muppets. Most things are here. The suitable story, the quality of the puppets and even Waldolf and Statler. The songs are slightly disappointing, with the longest song being quite bad. It can sometime feel very drawn out, and makes you really miss the likes of Miss Piggy and Gonzo. But still if you are a Muppet fan, then you should at least catch up on this story, but youngest are gonna like it more.

"I'm not a froggy pants." - Young Hugo Krassman (Hampton Dixon)


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