In ADDITION to our regular episode this week, here’s an unusually special bonus episode: We’re talking about the breakout stars of The Muppets Take Manhattan, the Muppet Babies — with EXTREMELY special guest Michael Frith! Mr. Frith was the longtime Creative Director for Jim Henson Productions, created the concept of Muppet Babies, and executive-produced their animated series!
PLUS: The evolution of Miss Piggy! The babies’ journey from the silver screen to the TV screen! The Henson philosophy! The Land of Gorch! Dr. Seuss vs. merchandise! Saving money on animation! The Muppets go MTV! Armored baby carriages in Central Park! And McDonald’s discovers milk!
Hosted by Anthony Strand & Ryan Roe
Guest Michael Frith
Produced by Ryan Roe
Logo by Morgan Davy
Theme Music by Staci Rosen