Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: The Elvises

Today’s article was written by our frequent contributor Kyle Mahoney. THE ELVISES Performed by… Various First appearance… Muppet Classic Theater (1994) Most recent appearance… It’s A Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002) Quotes… “Thank you, thank you very much. I’d like to thank the both of you.” “Don’t make me use my karate on you.”…

Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: Sprocket

Written by frequent contributor Kyle Mahoney. SPROCKET Performed by… Steve Whitmire (head, voice) Karen Prell (tail, right hand) First appearance… Fraggle Rock Episode 101: “Beginnings” (1983) Most recent appearance… Muppet Treasure Island (1996) Best known role… Big Hairy Monster who guards the hole to outer space; Doc’s pet and best friend; “Zombie Attack” High Score…

Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: Mew

Today’s article was written by our frequent contributor Kyle Mahoney. MEW Performed by… Steve Whitmire (1986) Nigel Plaskitt (1994) First Appearance… The Christmas Toy (1986) Last Appearance… The Secret Life of Toys (1994) Best Known Role… Cat toy; Old friend, dear friend, friend who has gone away WHO IS MEW? Mew is a simple cat…

How To… Make School More Muppety

Kyle Mahoney – As the beginning of the 2013-2014 school year approaches, our minds think of very specific things: New shoes, autumn, essays, and, of course, MUPPETS. As I’m sure most of you can relate, I’ve been cramming as many Muppets into my summer as possible by watching DVDs, listening to music and burning through my…

Muppet Retro Reviews: Kermit Unpigged

Kyle Mahoney – The same year as Muppet Classic Theatre was released, Jim Henson Records released its last album entitled Kermit Unpigged, a pun on the commonly used phrase “unplugged,” meaning acoustic. This album had the Muppets singing duets with various 90s celebrities. The album has a storyline to it, similar to Bert and Ernie’s Sing Along (1975).…

Muppet Retro Reviews: Muppet Classic Theater

Kyle Mahoney – Muppet Classic Theater was a straight to VHS feature-length production released in 1994. In a similar vein to the previously released film The Muppet Christmas Carol, the Muppets are retelling classic stories. It takes place in the Muppet Theater where Gonzo and Rizzo once again become the narrators as the rest of…

The Most Annoying Things About Being a Muppet Fan

Kyle Mahoney – Awhile back, I was chatting with the Mindset’s own Ryan Dosier about obnoxious things that happen to us as Muppet fans. I decided that it should be put into an article so all Muppet fans could revel in the annoyance. I even asked other Muppet fans for their submissions. If you would…

Weekly Human Wednesday: Long John Silver

Today’s Weekly Human Wednesday post was written by Kyle Mahoney. Kyle wishes to apologize for his long absence from writing for the Weekly Human Wednesdays series. He was stuck in a bank vault for three months with only Honey Nut Cheerios to eat. It was rough. LONG JOHN SILVER Performed by…Tim Curry Appeared in…Muppet Treasure…

The Great Muppet Survey – Kyle Mahoney

1.   Who are your three favorite characters from The Muppet Show, Muppets Tonight, The Jim Henson Hour, the Muppet movies, etc. and why?Gonzo the Great – He’s wacky, and unique, how he acts can change very quickly between productions. Robin the Frog – He’s so sweet and gentle but he can be so snappy at…

Christmas Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: Meteora

Today’s Weekly Muppet Wednesday article is written by Kyle Mahoney. METEORA Performed by… Camille Bonora Only appearance… The Christmas Toy (1986) Best known role… Queen of the Asteroids, Our Brightly Shining Christmas Superstar Memorable quote… “You dare to touch the queen? The inhabitants of planets have died for less.” WHO IS METEORA? Meteora is the…