The Great Muppet Caper and Muppet Treasure Island Coming to Blu-ray!

This news is almost two weeks old, but we’re playing catch up and realized we never posted about it on the site. For those of you who haven’t heard, get excited, because The Great Muppet Caper and Muppet Treasure Island are being released on Disney Blu-ray on December 10th! This release will mean that every single theatrical…

Muppet Retro Reviews: Muppet Treasure Island

Ryan Dosier – This past week I had the pleasure of watching Muppet Treasure Island for the first time in at least a year. Watching it again from the perspective of where the Muppets stand now was incredibly interesting. The use of new characters abounded throughout the film while only about ten classic Muppet characters…

Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: Mad Monty

Written by Ryan Dosier. MAD MONTY Performed by… Jerry Nelson First appearance… Muppet Treasure Island (1996) Most recent appearance… Muppet Treasure Island (Muppet Sing Alongs) (1996) Best known role… Violent, volatile green monster pirate; part of Long John Silver’s crew; cohort of Polly Lobster and Clueless Morgan Memorable quote… “But I ordered shrimp scampi!!” WHO…

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…

30 Favorite Muppet Movie Moments, Part 2

Michael Wermuth, Jr. – Here is part two and the last 15 of my favorite Muppet Movie Moments. From The Muppet Christmas Carol…16. “Scrooge” – The opening song from The Muppet Christmas Carol, in which the cast sings about how mean and greedy Scrooge is, providing the viewers with information about the character (in addition…

Weekly Muppet Wednesday: Clueless Morgan

Today’s Weekly Muppet Wednesday post was written by our frequent contributor Casey Daron.  CLUELESS MORGAN Performed by… Bill Barretta First appearance… Muppet Treasure Island (1996) Most recent appearance… Muppets Tonight (1996-1997) Muppet Snow White comic book (2010) Best known role… Dimwitted pirate goat; bartender Memorable quotes… “What was that song that just happened?” “You don’t…

Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: Polly Lobster

Written by Ryan Dosier. POLLY LOBSTER Performed by… Kevin Clash First appearance… Muppet Treasure Island (1996) Most recent appearance… Muppets Tonight Episode 206: Paula Abdul (1996)  Best known role… Long John Silver’s pet lobster, associate of Clueless Morgan and Mad Monty, barrista for Mr. Callahan Also known as… Bad Polly WHO IS POLLY LOBSTER? Polly…