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Jim Henson's lovable Muppets return to the small screen in this mockumentary-style series that follows their personal and professional lives.

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Series cast summary:
Dave Goelz ...  Zoot / ... 17 episodes, 2015-2016
Eric Jacobson ...  Fozzie Bear / ... 17 episodes, 2015-2016
Bill Barretta ...  Pepe the King Prawn / ... 17 episodes, 2015-2016
Peter Linz ...  Various / ... 17 episodes, 2015-2016
David Rudman ...  Janice / ... 17 episodes, 2015-2016
Matt Vogel ...  Floyd Pepper / ... 17 episodes, 2015-2016
Steve Whitmire ...  Kermit the Frog / ... 17 episodes, 2015-2016
Julianne Buescher ...  Yolanda the Rat / ... 17 episodes, 2015-2016
Bruce Lanoil Bruce Lanoil ...  Additional Muppet Performer 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Mike Quinn ...  Additional Muppet Performer 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Tim Lagasse Tim Lagasse ...  Additional Muppet Performer 10 episodes, 2015-2016
Michelan Sisti ...  Additional Muppet Performer 10 episodes, 2015-2016
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The Muppets return to prime-time with a contemporary, documentary-style show. For the first time ever, a series will explore the Muppets' personal lives and relationships, both at home and at work, as well as romances, breakups, achievements, disappointments, wants and desires. Written by Production

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Comedy | Family

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 July 2015 (USA) See more »

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The Muppets See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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The Muppet Show (1976) was seen in one hundred eight countries. Disney Media Distribution confirmed that the new show had been picked up by stations in one hundred twenty-two countries and territories. Locations include the UK, Ireland, Italy, Denmark, Greece, Vietnam, South Africa, China, Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Russia, and the Middle East. See more »

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Kermit the Frog: Time to get things started.
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It's one of my favorite shows on TV!
14 October 2015 | by cosmic_emailSee all my reviews

I think there are two Muppet groups forming here, those that hate it and those that love it.

For those that Love: I would say those that love it enjoy the tongue-in-cheek adult humor. It can be more of an intellectual or clever kind of subtle joke that can take a while to sink in, or it can be something instant like "OMG, are they really alluding to THAT!" In short, if you liked the style of the Office (American version), then you'll probably like the Muppets.

For those that Hate: I would say those that hate are expecting this to be a show that will be entertaining to children, it won't. That they are expecting the Muppets to be the same from the show when they were a kid, they are, but they aren't. It's like seeing the Muppet's outside of the Muppet show living their life.

Overall, it carries a similar format to the classic show. Where the show is set mainly at a show, in this case Miss Piggy's talk show, and the whole Muppet crew works it. There is always a guest, even when Piggy doesn't have them on her show. The characters in the original show I would characterize as lovable, but predictable and one-dimensional, you always knew what they were going to be and behave. On the new show, the characters get fleshed out with our modern times and issues, yet still carry the lovable factor and are both predictable and unpredictable. It makes it interesting to grow up watching them and now to see them again in a different framework. I think the team behind the new show has done an awesome job with keeping it real with the Muppet tradition and heritage, but at the same time has created something wonderful and new for the adults that grew up with the Muppets.

My hat is off to you ABC!


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