Show #272 – 2015 Holiday Kickoff

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It’s time to celebrate the season on The MuppetCast with Muppet prizes! Send me your requests and I’ll include them on the show, AND put you in the drawing. The Muppets are at their best this time of year, so let’s listen in to some great Muppet holiday moments. Thanks For Listening! As always, you can email me@muppetcast.com with any …

Show #271 – Talkin’ Turkey with Kirk Thatcher

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An amazing, in-depth conversation with Kirk Thatcher, director of Jim Henson’s Turkey Hollow, a new Thanksgiving-themed TV movie premiering on Lifetime this weekend. Kirk is a longtime writer, conceptual designer, and director for many Muppet projects, and he was a hoot to talk with! Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Don’t miss Sesame Street’s appearance in the 2015 Macy’s Thanksgiving …

Show #269 – November 8, 2015

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This week in Muppets: ABC orders 3 more episodes of The Muppets, bringing the season 1 count to 16. Also, Muppets showrunner Bob Kushell has exited the show, leaving a hole that, sources say, will be filled by Kristin Newman. What a week! The winner of the Great MuppetCast iTunes Review Contest is named, as well as some fun Muppet …

Show #266 – October 11, 2015

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Tim Dale and Joseph Foy discuss their book “Jim Henson and Philosophy.” Also a review of ABC’s The Muppets third episode, “Bear Left, Then Bear Write.”