I love The Muppets. Hope this is good.
I love The Muppets. Hope this is good.
They will never ever top this:
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"Where are they going to go the bathroom? In the woods?"
"That is an offensive stereotype!"
I don't see the Muppet host from when they tried a new Muppet show in the late 90s though!
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Swedish Chef is the best
So far this looks great. Hope to see some Pepe the King Prawn and Bobo the Bear
Fuck yeah, I will give it a shot. I love most all things Henson and The Muppet Show was a huge part of my childhood.
Assholes region locked the trailer, da fuck? I get ABC in Canada, stop being cunts!
Gonzo and Swedish Chef are always the best. The boomerang fish dude is awesome too.
Put the cat in the pot take the shotgun kaboom cat stew bork bork bork
i'm so watching this .....
Haha this looks fantastic
Cannot fucking wait. It's basically impossible to watch the Muppets and be unhappy.
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I watched the muppets all the time as a kid... yet I never really liked them. Perhaps it was because I associated them with The Dark Crystal, which scared the fuck out of me as a child. That said, this looks amazing and I can't believe how many times a tv trailer for the Muppets got me to laugh out loud at 29 years old. I love the premise for this, and the writing was stellar in that preview. "We're screwed Gary" lololol.
Not entirely sure how I feel about the new show. First episode was OK, but sort of felt like it didn't meet my expectations. Elizabeth Banks was also only OK, which kind of sucks because she's usually pretty funny. Will continue to watch though in hopes that it gets better.
First episode was decent, it definitely has potential. I'll keep watching. I did think the celebrity guests were all pretty lame, I hope those get better.
"When your dating profile says 'Passionate bear looking for love,' you get a lot of wrong responses. Um, not wrong. Just wrong for me."
I laughed so hard at this...first episode showed great potential and I hope they continue to push the envelope. This is a definite watch for me now, at least the first season to see where it goes.
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That article hit the nail on the head. This show is for my wife and me, not for our kids. What the hell is wrong with these people?
(Can't say hell)
It was ok. I did laugh at a few things like when the bear just popped up behind kermit and said "everything working out ok?" or whatever.
I think the show is trying too hard to skirt the line between subtlety with the adult jokes. If it's a show just for adults then let it free.
*edit* stupid phone
Kids aren't going to get the adult jokes. People are way to fucking uptight.
I thought the first episode as ok. There were some good one liners and situations. Kermits relationships are interesting and Fonzy was pretty good. There were some good chuckles in between and a little bit of yawn but not bad.
I'll keep watching for now.
Fozzy Bear! I really want this show to be good.
I grew up watching reruns of The Muppet Show, and I've gone back and rewatched some since becoming an adult, and I've been surprised at just how much stuff went over my head. I didn't really see a substantial shift in tone with the new show which has made me happy.
Rocco's Modern Life was pretty epic in terms of adult humor as well. I think everyone says its "not so subtle" but that's bullshit. No kid would get the vast majority of adult humor in most of these shows.
Like some 8 year would have any idea what a "bear" was when Fozzy was talking about dating.
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I had some of this discussion with my wife tonight about the show. Her saying it doesn't seem right to be so aimed at adults.
I countered with "Who do you think loves the muppets? Kids? Or people our age who watched the show growing up?" With that answer, who should they target the writing to then?
2nd episode wasn't great, but the end where Gonzo gets on the elevator was pretty awesome.
Definitely not as good, but Swedish Chef had me rolling even if he only had two lines: "der piggy be gropin de Groban" after her first night w/ Groban and "somebody cookin de bacon" during her hot stone massage.
Had to look up Lea Thompson though, Lorraine from Back to the Future...
Double frowny face from Louis CK too
I enjoyed it about as much as the first. It's just OK.
Not really enjoying this and I'm a huge muppets fan
If they had a show with just Bobo it would be a riot, that bear makes me laugh my ass of with everything he does
I thought the second episode was better than the first. The first had that hilarious Fozzy joke but not a lot else for me. This one actually got several chuckles.
As someone who grew up on the original show (and first movie), this is just another shitty remake that tarnishes the classic show. No one understands that it was the adult humor that drove the original, with guests like Peter Sellers and Steve Martin being massive hits back in that period. The show has no edge, and it desperately needs it.
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Didn't particularly care for the 3rd episode. Wasn't terribly funny or even particularly entertaining to me. This show is starting to feel like a pretty big letdown.
This show is just not doing it. Bobo remains the only one who really makes me laugh, even Swedish Chef isn't quite where he needs to be.
Why is Gonzo trying to date a woman muppet, I thought he was into chickens.
I remember laughing at a few jokes, but I honestly can't remember them. I think there is too much focus on Piggy and Fozy. I could do without Piggy, and Fozy should just show up and deliver one liners.
I like Pepe the best out of the current batch of Muppets.
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Bobo and Pepe both originated from the last Muppets TV Show which was a lot better than this one.
I dunno, I still like the show. I'm not rolling on the floor, but I definitely get a few chuckles over the course of an ep. Applegate and Offerman's stories were pretty weak, but I liked Fozzie and Kermit's. Maybe I have low expectations or just easily amused
I think my favorite character in this is the bear (not Fozzy) the one selling the girl scout cookies etc.
Bobo is basically Pete from 30 Rock, which is probably why he's so funny.
Man, all these celebrities are fat.
i think a lot of us wanted this to be great; sad truth is that it isn't. which really just goes to show what a genius henson was. i read his new biography recently (it's very good) and what i took from it was that he was one of those rare people who not only sees the best in others but knows how to bring it out of them. plus he was endlessly creative and a huge risk taker. most of his projects were probably flops and one of his greatest successes and his most financially successful endeavor, sesame street, wasn't even something he really wanted to be doing. and the stuff that did work was all amazing even if it didn't make much money. he also inspired the fuck out of people, it sounds like they were very devoted to him and his vision. when i hear rainbow connection i almost can't believe that a human wrote it, what with the way the world is portrayed in the news today and shit all going down the tubes. it's almost too sugar coated to not be ironic, but if you watch his shit, it's funny as fuck. way ahead of his time imho and really one of the great artists of our century for me.
I didn't take it off my DVR just yet and this was the best episode so far, even if what they were selling in the previews(Swedish cook rapping) wasn't that funny to me.
This last episode was at least better than the previous ones, I still need less Ms Piggy. I laughed a few times, but as the episodes tick off it feels like a tee ball game where the kids keep hitting the tee.
Most recent episode wasn't terrible, but it wasn't exactly good either. I feel like it's missing a lot of what made the old show and movies good. The interaction between the Muppets and the celebrities and others just isn't as good and the jokes aren't all that funny.
I am having a hard time getting past the voice actors for Kermit and Miss Piggy , I mean i have heard people do better job at it and yet they chose those 2. Bummed , hard to watch it cause of it. I know its a small thing but fuck when i saw the muppets in glass cases at my local museum as a touring exhibit i was so god damn star struck that is was so bizarre to me and shit brought me back to my child hood in like a flash and it was an awesome feeling. Yeah I loved the Muppets as a kid and it really is hard to like this , just cause of some damn voice actors. Sigh.....
Just happened upon tonight's episode (Chelsea Handler) because my work schedule was weird this week and I had time to burn. I really liked it, cracked up when Fozzy was talking about how awesome it would be when his girlfriend moved in and he never had a moment alone for the rest of his life.
This past episode was probably one of the best. Loved the references, but still had a touch of Muppet morality. I feel like I'm right in the middle of the target demographic.
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