The Top 10 Songs of: 1997

Kieran Moore – The mid-nineties were a wonderful time to be alive! The Spice Girls were riding high in the charts, Titanic was sinking low in movie theaters and the Muppets still (just about) had a regular spot on TV. They were halcyon days for sure. Muppets Tonight! aired its second (and last) season on The…

Fan or Muppet? (A Muppet of a Fan or A Very Fanly Muppet)

Abigail Maughan – Truly a key factor to the eternal sticking power of the Muppets is that their immense cast provides a character for everyone watching to connect with. Daredevils, check. Divas, check. Extraterrestrials who reproduce through combustion, check. That gang’s all here. But what good is any gang at all if there isn’t a Muppet…

6 Great ‘Muppets Tonight’ Episodes

Michael Wermuth Jnr – Well, today’s the 20th anniversary of Muppets Tonight. So I thought it’d be a great time to list some of the best episodes. Do to the small number of episodes (22), I decided to make the article be on just the top six (and in chronological order).  Enjoy! 1.       Episode 101: Michelle…

Weekly Muppet – umm… Saturday – Flash

By Michael Wermuth Jnr FLASH BEST KNOWN ROLE Saxophone player for Solid Foam. PEFORMED BY Steve Whitmire FIRST APPEARANCE The Jim Henson Hour Episode 103: Power, 1989 MOST RECENT APPEARANCE Muppets Tonight Episode 204: Heather Lockear, 1997 WHO IS FLASH? Flash is the saxophone player for Solid Foam. He is also the one who is…

Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: Howard Tubman

Written by Ryan Dosier. HOWARD TUBMAN Performed by… Bill Barretta First appearance… Muppets Tonight Episode 102: Garth Brooks (1996) Most recent appearance… Muppets Most Wanted (2014) Best known role… Wealthy, unhealthy heir to the Tubman fortune; star of The Tubmans of Porksmith and Boarshead Revisted WHO IS HOWARD TUBMAN? Howard Tubman is the portly, spoiled resident of…

Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: Zippity Zap

Written by Michael Wermuth. ZIPPITY ZAP Performed by… Bill Barretta First appearance… Muppets Tonight Episode 106: Tony Bennett (1996) Most recent appearance… The Muppets’ Wizard of Oz (2005) Best known role… Green hipster WHO IS ZIPPITY ZAP? Zippity Zap is a member of the KMUP-TV crew on Muppets Tonight. He dresses in a Hawiian shirt, sunglasses, and…