Emmet Otter and his Ma are dirt-poor, but very happy and good singers. But as Christmas is around the corner, both of them want to get something special for each other. And the talent show prize is $50! So, Ma gets a song ready, and Emmet forms a jug-band with his friends. But the Riverbottom Gang, a bunch of rich kids with killer electric band equipment are going to be tough competition.
A Merry Musical Treat For The Whole Family!
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Did You Know?
On the documentary about the making of the show on the DVD, singer/composer Paul Williams
says that when Jim Henson
asked him to write the songs for it, Henson explained that the show as going to be a "trial run" for a proposed Muppet movie to check out whether the Henson company could handle certain technical tasks needed to produce a full-length theatrical feature. When The Muppet Movie
(1979) came out two years later, Williams also wrote the songs used in that film. See more
A person's got to take some chances or life will never come to nothin'.
Ain't No Hole in the Washtub
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