Joseph Gordon-Levitt To Star In Fraggle Rock Film—THANK YOU MUPPET JESUS

The best of the Jim Henson Muppet line, the Fraggle Rock gang is getting its own movie and Joseph Gordon-Levitt will star. *Stands on desk and screams, "Dance Your Cares Away"* » 3/19/15 12:57pm 3/19/15 12:57pm

This Mashup Of The Muppets And The Walking Dead Is Creepy Perfection

When artist Gene Guilmette was asked to draw a page of The Walking Dead with Muppets, he came up with this brilliant idea. He cast both Statler and Waldorf as the Governor, and placed other Muppets in their fish tanks. » 3/13/15 4:40pm 3/13/15 4:40pm

Your Evening Cry: I Am Big Bird Will Punch You Right in the Feelings

Caroll Spinney, the 80-year-old man behind Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar, is finally getting his moment in the limelight with the documentary I Am Big Bird. The film is set to hit theaters on May 6th and what the fuck? What is happening to my face? Water. Water emerging from my eyes in an unstoppable waterfall of… » 3/13/15 2:52pm 3/13/15 2:52pm

The Muppets Visited The Empire Strikes Back Set, And It Was Wonderful

Star Wars and The Muppets have long been linked, thanks to Frank Oz's work bringing the likes of Fozzie, Miss Piggy, and of course Yoda, to life. But the worlds mix a little more closely in this gallery of recently uncovered photos, showing Kermit and Miss Piggy paying the set of The Empire Strikes Back a visit. » 1/30/15 4:29pm 1/30/15 4:29pm

Jim Henson Used To Make Hilariously Violent Coffee Commercials

Before the Muppets, Jim Henson made a series of funny but disturbing commercials for Wilkins Coffee starring a pair of puppets. When one puppet refused to drink the coffee, the other puppet would shoot him, brand him, drown him, and punish him in all manner of other violent ways. » 12/23/14 9:40am 12/23/14 9:40am

The Muppet Show's Jabberwock Is the Best Jabberwock to Ever Jabberwock

Go home, Tim Burton and Once Upon a Time in Wonderland. You simply cannot compete with the Muppet Jabberwock. The Muppets are perfection. » 12/11/14 1:30am 12/11/14 1:30am

The Muppets Turn The Tables With The Corpse-Filled Human Show

How would you like it, humanity, if someone took your lifeless bodies and paraded them around, making them dance and sing for people's entertainment? As this amazing, disturbing Muppet Show parody by Sethward reveals, you probably wouldn't much care for it. » 11/29/14 9:30am 11/29/14 9:30am

Slow Jam Muppet Babies Theme Reveals Beaker's Little Known Talent

It's scat singing. Seriously, there's a lot to love about this cover of the Muppet Babies theme song (and a lot of the other covers on ScottBradleeLovesYa youtube channel), but it's the moment where Beaker's single word is turned into extended improvisational singing that really sells it. » 7/20/14 11:00pm 7/20/14 11:00pm

Should Paint Ads Really Remind Us So Much of Highlander?

Pantone's latest series of ads goes the minimalist route of matching iconic character colors to their paints. But, as much as I love Kermit, the tagline stuck out more than the image. » 6/26/14 9:00pm 6/26/14 9:00pm

Sesame Street's Parody of True Blood Treats Vampires As Grouches

If there's one thing we know, it's that True Blood is a show for adults. So we 100% hope that no child has ever seen the show that this Sesame Street parody is based on. But if you were wondering if it was possible to nail this show without using any sex or violence, the answer is yes. But only with Muppets. » 6/20/14 11:00pm 6/20/14 11:00pm

The Funniest Star Wars Tributes This Side Of The Galaxy

Tonight, The Big Bang Theory celebrates Star Wars Day with a Star Wars-themed episode. But can it begin to measure up to the wealth of funny Star Wars tributes in television, movies, and comics? » 5/01/14 1:07pm 5/01/14 1:07pm

The Muppets' Jesus Christ Superstar Is A Real Album That Someone Made

Here's a question we never thought to ask: how would Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera about the life of Jesus play with the Muppets? Now we know, thanks to the Muppet Christ Superstar album, with Kermit as Jesus, Gonzo as Judas, Miss Piggy as Mary Magdalene, and a chorus of clucking proto-Christian chickens. » 4/15/14 2:20pm 4/15/14 2:20pm

What If The Muppets Existed In The DC And Marvel Universes?

Superhero comics are filled with aliens, talking animals, and parallel dimensions, but what if they were also filled with Muppets? Various artists imagine the meeting of Muppets and superhumans. » 4/11/14 11:00am 4/11/14 11:00am

One Man Sings "Rainbow Connection" As Every Single Muppet

Is he a man or is he a Muppet? I would have guessed a man, but then I listened to Brock Baker's amazing rendition of "Rainbow Connection" as Kermit, Fozzie, Miss Piggy, Beaker, and the rest of the Muppets, and now I'm no longer sure. » 4/02/14 7:00pm 4/02/14 7:00pm

Jim Henson's Creature Shop Brings You the Joy of Monster Making

Jim Henson's Creature Shop, debuting tonight on SyFy, allows ten up-and-coming creature designers to put their ideas and technical skills to the test in weekly monster challenges. We talked to judge Kirk R. Thatcher and contestant Melissa Doss to find out what's in store. » 3/25/14 8:00am 3/25/14 8:00am

Muppets Most Wanted Is Fun, But Feels Oddly Dated

If The Muppets was an attempt to recapture the joy and charm of The Muppet Movie, then Muppets Most Wanted is an attempt to do the same with The Great Muppet Caper. It's only semi-successful – ending up as a perfectly serviceable comedy, but not as good as we know the Muppets can be. » 3/21/14 1:00pm 3/21/14 1:00pm

​The 12 Worst Muppets Ever

Don't get us wrong. We love The Muppets. Everybody loves the Muppets. But we love some Muppets more than others, because some Muppets are better than others, while some made us groan whenever they appeared on-screen. Here are a dozen Muppets that completely suck felt. » 3/20/14 10:15am 3/20/14 10:15am

Bret McKenzie Reveals His Secrets Behind Making the Muppets Sing

Bret McKenzie won an Oscar for his songwriting in the first Muppet movie, and now he's back for the second. We spoke to the Flight of the Conchords co-founder, and he spilled all his secrets on finding the melody for a new generation of Muppet films. Plus his animated NASA series, and his next fantasy musical. » 3/19/14 3:25pm 3/19/14 3:25pm