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John Byrne
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Posted: 10 December 2019 at 5:42pm | IP Logged | 1 post reply

Bottom line: nothing remotely like a story arc, and the ending must have made no sense at all to most of the audience.
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More: the Sharon Tate subplot is completely unnecessary. Once this is realized it become bad taste, much like Alan Mooreís use of Kitty Genovese in WATCHMEN.

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 Tim O'Neill wrote:
Jim Henson's MUPPET FAMILY CHRISTMAS TV special is the definitive Muppet Christmas show.

Disagree.  EMMET OTTER'S JUG-BAND CHRISTMAS is not only the best from Jim Henson and Co., it's among the best all-around holiday specials ever. Hands down.  No question.
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Posted: 11 December 2019 at 8:28am | IP Logged | 4 post reply

Thatís the second time Iíve seen that mentioned over the last couple of days. And Iíd never even heard of it before. 
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Matt R: "Disagree. EMMET OTTER'S JUG-BAND CHRISTMAS is not
only the best from Jim Henson and Co., it's among the best
all-around holiday specials ever. Hands down. No
question."

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I'm sorry, Matt - but you're just wrong. And I will
destroy you for this. So begins The Great Christmas Muppet
War of 2019!!

Of course I agree that EMMETT OTTER is fantastic. I hadn't
considered it as i was comparing original Muppet cast
Christmas shows. EMMET is an annual tradition for me along
with MUPPET FAMILY CHRISTMAS. They are hard to compare
since they are so different tonally.




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Posted: 11 December 2019 at 10:09am | IP Logged | 6 post reply

The lines are drawn. Forces mass along the borders.

AND NOTHING WILL EVER BE THE SAME!

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Michael Penn
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Posted: 11 December 2019 at 10:24am | IP Logged | 7 post reply

If a Jewish vote counts, I declare that the best is actually 1978's CHRISTMAS EVE ON SESAME STREET.
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Peter Martin
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Posted: 11 December 2019 at 11:16am | IP Logged | 8 post reply

Pick a side, Corporal Penn, and don't add to the fog of war.
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Brian Rhodes
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I don't know. A MUPPET FAMILY CHRISTMAS is kind of a like a Christmas Crisis on Infinite Muppet Earths. Muppets from The Show, Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock AND Muppet Babies??? Pretty strong stuff. 


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