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Moving Image Museum Planning a Jim Henson Gallery

The Museum of the Moving Image and The Jim Henson Legacy have recently announced that the family of Jim Henson has donated almost 400 puppets, costumes, and props to the museum, which will be used in order to build a new gallery devoted to Henson’s long storied career and his contributions to the industry. The project had a fundraising goal of $5 million, and is anchored by $2.75 million ...

The Muppets Visit Good Luck Charlie
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The Muppets Visit Good Luck Charlie

This coming Sunday, April 28 at 7:30 pm, Jim Henson’s loveable Muppets will be paying a visit to Disney Channel’s live action sitcom Good Luck Charlie, with the Muppets being represented by Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy, along with a bunch of other felt friends. In the episode, the Duncan family is preparing to build their own dream house after the current one has been infested by ...

Review: The Muppets on DVD and Blu Ray
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Review: The Muppets on DVD and Blu Ray

There’s really no sense preaching to the choir. If you grew up with the Muppets, or if you’re a younger fan who went through old episodes using the magic of the internet, I won’t be able to say anything that you don’t already know (or know better), the Muppets are the Muppets in the movie, and you’re going to be happy with the DVD. But what if you’re like me, ...

The Food Wife sets Marge, Lisa, and Bart as The Three Mouthkateers
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The Food Wife sets Marge, Lisa, and Bart as The Three Mouthkateers

491. Four Ninety-One! We’re just about 10 episodes away from the 500th Simpsons episode of all time, and the Fox classic has decided it’s time to start preparing the celebratory food with this Sunday’s episode, the Food Wife. On November 13th at 8pm, Marge, Lisa, and Bart become Foodies as the Simpsons take on the world of Food Network, forming their own review group known ...

Sesame Street Tackles Bullying Issue
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Sesame Street Tackles the Issue of Bullying

If you’re a kid or a parent who’s currently dealing with issues related to bullying, you may want to keep an eye out for the next few Sesame Street episodes. The Sesame Street episode entitled The Good Birds Club, which airs on PBS stations this Monday, October 17 (check your listings for local schedules), will tackle the issue of bullying amongst kids through a number of cartoons, ...

Disney and Pixar's Toy Story Small Fry joins Jim Henson's The Muppets
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Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story Small Fry joins Jim Henson’s The Muppets

On November 23rd, the Muppets will finally make their return to the big screen, ready to impress the legions of old fans and a world of new ones. The Disney mascots wont be traveling alone, however, as the film will be joined by a brand new Toy Story short, entitled Small Fry. When Cars 2 hit theaters a few months back, movie goers were also greeted with a short from the Toy Story universe, ...

Avengers, Brave, Muppets, and Monsters University at Disney's D23 Expo
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Avengers, Brave, Muppets, and Monsters University at Disney’s D23 Expo

Comic-Con, E3, WizardWorld and more are all part of the convention boom that has taken over in the past decade or so. Hoping to join in the take over, Disney is ready to unleash a whole new world of exclusives and teaser information at their own upcoming convention, D23 Expo. Fans will get a special look inside Disney projects, Pixar Movies, and the comic book world of Marvel, with all-star ...

Muppets: The Green Album from Walt Disney Records
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Muppets: The Green Album from Walt Disney Records

In this latest Muppets revival boom, as we inch our way closer to November’s new Muppets movie, we simply can’t get enough of the whole world folks like Jim Henson created. Apparently, we’re not alone, as many of the music industry’s biggest stars have gotten together to release a brand new record, Muppets: The Green Album. Hitting stores on August 23rd, the record will ...

Green With Envy starring Amy Adams and Jason Segel
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Green With Envy starring Amy Adams and Jason Segel, and no one else

Every once in a while, we here at ToonBarn like to step back from the world of animation in it’s many forms (traditional, CG, puppet, stop-motion) and concentrate on other forms of media, like the magic of the Hollywood love story. As luck would have it, we recently caught word of Green With Envy, a Disney film featuring Amy Adams and Jason Segel. Their characters are simple small town ...

The Greatest Muppet Movie Ever Made in theaters November 23rd
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The Greatest Muppet Movie Ever Made in theaters November 23rd

Anxious for Disney to return The Muppets to the big screen? Well, apparently, so is Disney! The House of Mouse has bumped up the upcoming Muppet film a full month, from December 25th to it’s new date, November 23rd. Though Christmas day films have a history of some solid success, those of us (all of us!) so incredibly excited to see the Jim Henson characters have a lot of thanks to give ...

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