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Make Mine Muppets: Your Guide To The Muppet Movies | The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)

Frank Oz, the voice of Miss Piggy, Animal, Cookie Monster, Sam the Eagle and loads more, takes over directing duties and launches his own career behind the camera in the process. The Muppets Take Manhattan is also a little bittersweet because it was Jim Henson’s last film with the team before his death. Plot-wise, we find Kermit and co as struggling graduates, desperate to get their variety show on to the Broadway stage. After being ripped off by a con man and rejected by reputable producers, the gang goes their separate ways across America in an attempt to find work to support themselves. But Kermit – and new friend Rizzo the Rat – keep the fame flame alive and eventually manage to get everyone back together for a triumphant show. Oh, and he also ends up married to Miss Piggy. The cameo count remains high, with John Landis, Frances Bergen, Liza Minnelli and Joan Rivers all among those who show up to play.

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1 RE: A Muppets Movie without Yoda..!?
L: slaveone Where's Frank Oz gone? I was unaware of this! How's that gonna work..? Gutted actually! e's been gone for about ten years so if you haven't noticed before now I wouldn't be too worried. He left to focus on directing. His replacement is very good; he's no Frank Oz but it's impossible to match him. His Fozzie in particular is great. The 2nd/3rd generation Muppeteers are all excellent. Can't wait for the new movie, it's a shame we have to wait for months after the US release. More

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