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.
It's a Toe-Tapping Christmas in Frogtown Hollow!
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The scene where the drum roles past Emmet and Ma Otter took over 200 takes to get right. See more
A person's got to take some chances or life will never come to nothin'.
2001 DVD version as pictured - DVD starts out with Kermit riding his bike along the river - Kermit - "Hi all! This is Kermit the frog and I'm here to tell you the story about Emmet Otter's - runs into sign while riding his bike - That's uh Emmett Otter's Jug Band Christmas. Uh, it's a good thing I didn't damage the sign here. You'll notice that it points the way to Frogtown Hollow. That's where Emmet and his may lives. Somebody's coming." Car drives up with a snake, fish, frog, weasel and a bear. Snake - "Hey, look it's a frog!" Weasel - "Nah that's a toad. Frogs ain't that ugly right, Chuck?" Kermit - "Wait a second you guys." Fish - "Hey Chuck-o You see anything you like?" Chuck - "How about the scarf?" Fish - "You got it." Fish gets scarf from around Kermit's neck with a fishing pole. They drive off. Kermit - "That was a bunch known as the River Bottom Gang and unfortunately you are going to be seeing more of them too, because like Ma and Emmet they are part of Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas." See more
When The River Meets The Sea
Written by Paul Williams See more