Movin’ Right Along BONUS: Secret Origins of Muppet Babies with Michael Frith

Published: April 26, 2021
Categories: Podcasts

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

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