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3 things about Jim Henson & Frank Oz’s THE DARK CRYSTAL

The Dark Crystal [1982] 1. “Rotten!” 2. Red blood, black blood. 3. Baby Podling. 3 other things.

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3 things about Jim Henson & Frank Oz’s THE DARK CRYSTAL

The Dark Crystal [1982] 1. He wipes spit off his jaw. 2. Garthim are something from an Amon Tobin album cover. 3. Writing: words that stay.

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3 things about Jim Henson’s THE MUPPET MOVIE

The Muppet Movie [1979] 1. “They don’t look like Presbyterians to me.” 2. Dr. Honeydew is recording sound using a Nagra. 3. Steve Martin in short shorts. 3 other things.

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3 things about James Bobin’s THE MUPPETS

The Muppets [2011] 1. She lies on the bed reading Roget’s Thesaurus, looking up synonyms for alone. 2. “Alright everybody, masks on! Except for moi–nothing will ever cover up this beautiful face.” 3. Zach Galifianakis as Hobo Joe.

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3 things about Frank Oz’s THE MUPPETS TAKE MANHATTAN

The Muppets Take Manhattan [1984] 1. They occupy the entire bank of bus station lockers. 2. “Do you believe in interspecies dating?” 3. Gates McFadden as a secretary (!)

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3 things about Jim Henson’s THE GREAT MUPPET CAPER

The Great Muppet Caper [1981] 1. “You’re jealous! You are! You are, you are, you are, you are, you are!” 2. Charles Grodin is a tenor. 3. Oscar the Grouch’s very brief cameo. This is still my fave of the … Continue reading

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3 things about Jim Henson’s THE MUPPET MOVIE

The Muppet Movie [1979] 1. Mel Brooks licks the knob. 2. Kermit sniffs the bottlecap. 3. “Patriotism swells in the heart of the American bear.”

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