Muppet Babies Trailer Breakdown!

BJ Wanlund – Before I overanalyze the new Muppet Babies teaser material (like the true hardcore fanatic I am), a lot of people will want to know my particular bona fides of being a fan of the Muppet Babies, and probably the Muppets in general. I grew up watching both Sesame Street AND the original Muppet…

Get A Glimpse of Muppet Babies

Jarrod Fairclough – We were ecstatic to hear that Disney Junior were working on a new Muppet Babies reboot, if only because I’m sick of seeing the same episode of Sofia the First over and over again when I babysit my nieces. And now, in a video for Good Morning America, we have our first (very…

The Art of Erin Hunting

Erin Hunting is an incredibly talented artist based out of Australia, whose work has been featured in galleries and commissioned by top studios around the world.  Erin has worked on the comics for Adventure Time and Garfield, and is currently working on some visual development programs with Sesame Workshop.  Erin’s Instagram reguarly gets thousands of…

The Top 10 Songs of: Episode 101

Kieran Moore – After last week’s epic countdown for my 100 chart milestone, I thought it might be fun to keep the celebration going a little longer with a special themed chart; so today I’m presenting the top 10 songs from episode 101 of Muppet/Henson productions. Although several of the eligible shows did reach the milestone…

The Top 10 Songs of: 1984

Kieran Moore – It seems that every week for these anniversary charts my opening paragraph has been all about how busy the Muppets were that year and what a great time it was, and I’m starting to think that’s getting a bit stale. So I thought I’d mix it up a bit. Instead of a lovingly…

Dr. Livingstone, I Presume? – SpaceJam20

Jarrod Fairclough – Today marks the 20th anniversary of one of the defining films of my generation – Space Jam.  The Michael Jordan / Looney Tunes film has become a favorite around the world, with millions of twenty-somethings (and I’m sure a lot of other ages) able to finish the lyric ‘Come on and slam…’ Over the…

Muppet Babies to Return?

Jarrod Fairclough – In the 1980’s a weird thing started happening to the beloved characters of the day.  All of a sudden, the world started seeing versions of their favorite cartoons as babies.  There was The Flintstones Kids, A Pup Named Scooby Doo, and Die Hard: The Early Years. But they were all just cheap imitations…

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…