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The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years (1986)

For the first time in their careers, all the Muppets (except the ones that couldn't make it, like the Doozers, Gorgs and most of the Fraggles) have gathered together in one place to ... See full summary »

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For the first time in their careers, all the Muppets (except the ones that couldn't make it, like the Doozers, Gorgs and most of the Fraggles) have gathered together in one place to celebrate their thirtieth anniversary and honor the one who brought them together: Kermit the Frog (and by doing so, Jim Henson). Written by Il Tesoro

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21 January 1986 (USA)  »

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Die große Muppet-Party  »

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Goofs

The clip of "I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face" from The Ed Sullivan Show is incorrectly dated as 1958, nine years prior to its actual appearance. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Fozzie Bear: Yes, I know it's hard to believe, but the Muppets are thirty years old!
Waldorf: [to Statler] That's okay with me. I love being thirty!
Statler: You old fool, your pacemaker's older than that!
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Connections

Features The Muppet Show: Carol Burnett (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

The Rainbow Connection
Music and Lyrics by Paul Williams and Kenny Ascher
Performed by Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz and cast
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Who can go wrong with a Muppet Celebration?
18 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is great entertainment for anyone who has enjoyed Jim Henson's work from 1986 and earlier.

I recently came across my old Beta player and tapes. Low and behold my favorite tape laying right on top! Watching it took me back. It holds everything you can think of from Sesame Street to Fraggle Rock. Includes very early works of Jim on his old public television show.

The set up is quite like an early awards show, with intro music and presenters. This is a must see for any Henson fan. This production gets an A+ in my book. If you can get a copy, watch it!


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