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Kermit's Swamp Years (2002)

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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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Credited cast:
... Kermit the Frog / Jack Rabbit / Chico (voice)
... Croaker / Horace D' Fly / Roy the Frog / Turtle #2 (voice)
... Waldorf (voice)
Joey Mazzarino ... Goggles / Turtle #1 (voice) (as Joseph Mazzarino)
John Kennedy ... Blotch / Arnie the Alligator / Monkey (voice)
Alice Dinnean ... Pilgrim / Vicki / Kermit's Mom
... Statler (voice)
... Pilgrim / Kermit's Mom / Star (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jarrod W. Amos ... Student #3
Ryan H. Amos ... Student #4
William Bookston ... Wilson
... Mary
Stephen Denmark ... Student
Hampton Dixon ... Young Hugo Krassman
Carolyn Green ... Women
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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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His true story, warts and all.


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3 September 2002 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The red pickup truck that takes Goggles and Blotch has the license plate JMH 924. This is to recognize the Muppets creator Jim Maury Henson (JMH) whose birthday was September 24, 1936 (924). See more »

Goofs

The sign on the shop is Wilson's Pet Shop, but the sign on the truck is Wilson's Pet Store. 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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Follows Muppets Tonight (1996) See more »

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Written by Russ Irwin
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My feelings on this Muppet outing are rather lukewarm this time around
26 September 2011 | by See all my reviews

Just for the record, I am a big fan of the Muppets, The Muppet Show and Muppet Babies were part of my childhoods, and I love all their specials and movies, excepting Letters to Santa, Muppet Wizard of Oz and this. Kermit's Swamp Years is not terrible, it's just that I had a very lukewarm reception towards it. The costume and set design are splendid, the voice work is great especially from Steve Whitmire and Dave Goelz and there are some cute moments such as the outtakes. However, the songs are mediocre, especially the uninspired lyrics, the script and jokes fall flat due to a lack of comic timing with the human cast with little of the material coming across as memorable or quotable, the story is dull and very basic with too much emphasis on the comic elements consequently the wit and heart is gone and the human cast range from so-so(Drew Haggard) to quite bad(John Hostetter). All in all, didn't do much for me, as much as I do love the Muppets. 4/10 Bethany Cox


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