Muppetology 101: History of Home Video

Michael Wermuth Jnr – Over the years, there have been many Muppet and Henson productions on home video, and today, class, we’ll take a look at the many video deals. Today’s class won’t be including Sesame Street videos (that’s a whole ‘nother lesson) or international releases. Let’s begin! During the 1980s, various Henson properties were split…

Muppetology 101: History of Television Animation

Abigail Maughan – Welcome back to Muppetology 101, Muppet fans! Today we are going to look at some of the major forays into cartoons made in Muppet history. From short segments on Sesame Street, to the mega hit of Muppet Babies, to the Henson Company’s upcoming show Splash and Bubbles, animation has been the close companion…

The Top 10 Songs of: Dogs

Kieran Moore – It’s universally accepted that dogs are a man’s best friend. However, when it comes to the Muppet-verse I find myself unsure if this is true. For every dog like Sprocket that is fiercely loyal to the human in his life there’s an independent soul like Rowlf to balance the scales. There are definitely…

Dog City: The Movie DVD Review

Jim Henson’s Dog City: The Movie DVD Review Ryan Dosier – Dog City. The Jim Henson classic film-noir special produced for The Jim Henson Hour is one that yours truly had never seen until a few days ago. This was mostly because it had never been commercially released within my lifetime until last Tuesday, when…

Dog City: The Movie DVD Official Press Release

Today and tomorrow on The Muppet Mindset, we’re bringing you the official press releases of two very exciting DVD releases from The Jim Henson Company and Lionsgate Entertainment. First up, Jim Henson’s Dog City: The Movie. Special thanks to The Jim Henson Company and Lionsgate for providing me with these press releases! LIONSGATE JIM HENSON’S…

News Update: March 19, 2010

NEWS UPDATE: March 19, 2010 Big news this week from our good friends at TVShowsOnDVD.com who announced this week that the Jim Henson classic comedy special, Dog City will be released on DVD on June 8, 2010. An early look at the DVD cover art (pictured at right) shows that Rowlf, a prominent player in the…