Interview with Muppet Performer Andrew Spooner – Part 1

Andrew Spooner has been a Muppet performer since 1994, performing in various feature films and television series’. Andrew currently plays Elmo’s Uncle Furgus, on The Furchester Hotel.  The following interview has taken over a year to organize and complete, but it was entirely worth it. The Muppet Mindset: Hi Andrew, welcome to The Muppet Mindset!  Can…

Muppet Newsflash – 2nd July 2015

News Update – 2nd July 2015 The Muppet Mobile Theater has been travelling across the country giving audiences the chance to watch the presentation pilot for the upcoming series The Muppets.  We’ve been fortunate enough to see the entire thing, and we can confirm that it’s incredible, with many laugh out loud moments.  There are still…

News Update: October 14, 2014

OCTOBER 14, 2014 Grover made a video with the adorable Kid President, as they both deliver a pep talk about helping homeless people in need. The video is at once adorable, brilliant, and hysterical. I absolutely love it. You really can’t miss this one. Cookie Monster and Elmo stopped by Entertainment Weekly last week to present the “Elmy” awards, celebrating…

Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: Dog

Written by Michael Wermuth. DOG Performed by… Brian Henson First appearance… The Storyteller Episode 101: “Hans, My Hedgehog” (1987) Most-Recent Appearance: The Jim Henson Hour Episode 110: “Secrets of the Muppets” (1992) Best known role… The Storyteller’s canine companion WHO IS DOG? Dog is the dog (obviously) from The Storyteller, and is generally the only character…

News Update: May 20, 2014

MAY 20, 2014 On Friday, Sesame Street and Mashable teamed up to release a really fun new video starring Bert and Zachary Levi (Chuck, Tangled) going on a fun journey through Central Park on “A Lovely Sunny DAy.” They sing a great song, dance, and even run into Grover. Watch it below! Two weeks ago, Nicholas…

Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge Debuts TOMORROW

In the heyday that is Muppets Most Wanted, we here at The Muppet Mindset had a major oversight involving another important production, this one from The Jim Henson Company. Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge is a brand new reality show premiering on Syfy tomorrow, March 25th, at 10:00pm EST/9:00pm CT and will air every Tuesday at the same…

Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: Seymour

Written by Ryan Dosier. SEYMOUR Performed by… Brian Henson First appearance… Muppets Tonight Episode 102: Garth Brooks (1996) Most recent appearance… Muppets Tonight Episode 210: The Gary Cahuenga Show (1997) Best known role… Pepe’s one-time partner; elevator operator; commissary employee WHO IS SEYMOUR? Seymour is an elephant who worked at KMUP Studios throughout the run…

News Update: April 27, 2013

NEWS UPDATE: April 27, 2013 The 30th Anniversary website for Fraggle Rock has officially launched with a wealth of new information about what to expect from the show’s upcoming anniversary promotions. This includes wall graphics in June, an all-encompassing collector’s book in July, and (most exciting) a so-called “Classic Music Collection” in November, plus much…