Her impressive entrance is undercut by the obligatory slip on the icy patch. Fraggle Rock is a children's television series that was created byJim Henson, primarily featuring a cast of Muppet creatures calledFraggles.. A Muppet Family Christmas Red Fraggle is one of the main characters from the Jim Henson television series Fraggle Rock . There, they see that the entire Sesame Street gang has arrived and is singing a short medley consisting of "Here We Come A-Caroling" and "Deck the Halls" (Oscar the Grouch naturally refuses to sing along). Because the US song rights are different than for other countries, the PAL video release available in Europe does not contain the music edits the NTSC videos suffer. Henson remastered the special in the 1990s for television reruns, and had to cut this scene to make room for commercials. "We Need a Little Christmas" and the "Jingle Bells"/"Jingle Bell Rock" medley were featured on the album Nick at Nite: A Classic Cartoon Christmas. He is touched by it, and he becomes even more touched when they sing "The Christmas Song", which moves him to tears so much that he instead opts to serve shredded wheat and cranberry sauce, which happens to be Big Bird's favorite. After. He is also seen trying to cheer Kermit up, along with some of the more prominent Muppets. Or, rather, it feels more like scenes from the collected Muppet Studio family, with a slightly odd interlude where Kermit and Robin discover the Fraggles who proceeded to gift them with a song and a yellow stone. "), Jim Henson's head briefly pops up. Doc, on the other hand, is taken aback that he now has so many funny-looking unexpected visitors, and asks Sprocket if they're "anything like these Fraggles you keep telling me about." (1989 version). Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Kermit and Robin looking at the blizzard outside. Larry, of course, worked on “Fraggle Rock”, “The Christmas Toy”, and “The Jim Henson Hour”, and though he didn’t work on “A Muppet Family Christmas” he did visit the set, so was able to confirm what I thought: that we shot this at CFTO, a studio in Agincourt near Toronto. During the carol sing there are two rooms full of Muppets, but some Muppets appear in both rooms at the same time. Shot in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, its teleplay was conceived by longtime Muppet writer Jerry Juhl, and directed by Peter Harris and Eric Till (the latter of whom was uncredited). Available on: In the original cut of the special, the title card is seen over Emily's farmhouse at the end of "We Need a Little Christmas." He usually wears a brown cap and scarf. Miss Piggy finds the perfect present for Kermit. Before Kermit and Robin head back upstairs, Boober gives Robin the pebble used in their demonstration. But the Turkey manages to save himself by pointing out Big Bird, to the astonished Chef's delight. It is the only Christmas special to feature characters from Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, and Fraggle Rock all together, and also the last Christmas special with which the Muppets' creator, Jim Henson, was involved prior to his death in 1990. Tags amazeballs christmas fraggle rock muppet babies muppet family christmas sesame street the muppts. Gosh, does it get any better than this? The Swedish Chef shows up, telling Fozzie he's here to cook the Christmas turkey. Kermit and Miss Piggy sing "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas". On Nickelodeon, the following edits were made: The music that played before Rowlf arrives at the farmhouse is cut. The stocking-hanging scene missing from edits. A Muppet Family Christmas is a TV special that premiered on December 16, 1987 on ABC. Reruns aired (through the RTL2 children's program framing format Vampy) once during the holiday season of 1997, and three more times throughout 1998.. In the United States, the special was released, in edited form, on VHS by Buena Vista Home Video (under the Jim Henson Video label) in 1994, and then by Columbia TriStar in 1998. Huge nostalgia factor, perfectly Christmasey, and not only do you get The Muppets, but the Fraggles and characters from Sesame Street show up as well to make this some kinda all-star deal. Piggy sings "Home for the Holidays" as Kermit brings her in and the others join in. With Steve Whitmire, Dave Goelz, Bill Barretta, Eric Jacobson. Release date: Categorized here are Christmas specials, movies, and albums starring characters from The Muppet Show, Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, and other productions by the Jim Henson Company.This includes Sesame Street Christmas specials produced after 2000 (when the Sesame Street characters were fully sold to Sesame Workshop) and Christmas specials produced by The Muppets Studio (a subsidiary of … The Fraggles overhear the Muppets singing. Find great deals on eBay for muppet christmas movies. Jerry Juhl shipping: + $3.25 shipping . With John Denver, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt. It was then re-edited, and aired on NBC as an episode of The Magical World of Disney on December 24, 1989. The special kicks off with Fozzie, Kermit, and most of the Muppet Show gang (with the pointed exception of Miss Piggy) driving through a blizzard in a pickup truck, singing \"We Need a Little Christmas.\" They have decided to spend Christmas at the old farm where Fozzie Bear's mother, Ma Bear, lives. Directed by: Henson said that fans should expect the movie "to do something that sort of stands next to the Fraggle Rockseries rather than be a continuation of the show." This, unfortunately, meant cutting out the topper to the icy patch running gag. The Swedish Chef calls Big Bird into the kitchen and starts to salt him. Scooter finds an old home movie of the first Christmas the Muppets ever spent together, so they sit down to watch it. Fozzie brings the Snowman in for the rest of the gang to see, but he's dismayed to see Statler and Waldorf (old friends of Ma Bear who visit every Christmas). Fozzie is distressed about Statler and Waldorf heckling him and the Snowman. Miss Piggy calls Kermit one more time to tell him that her limo is stuck in the snowbank, and that she's going to take a taxi to the farmhouse. A brief segment (5 seconds) where Fozzie and Elmo light the Christmas tree only appears in the original 1987 version. The special first aired on ABC on December 16, 1987. Once they finish singing, Fozzie's mom puts his stocking up on the mantle; Fozzie tells her that he's a grown bear and doesn't need to have his stocking hung anymore, but lets her keep it up anyway. Written by: A Muppet Family Christmas is a Christmas television special starring the Muppets, first aired on ABC on December 16, 1987. Note: Lew Zealand, Foo-Foo, Link Hogthrob, Marvin Suggs, a Muppaphone, Louis Kazagger, Pops, Crazy Harry, Bobby Benson, Nigel, Chester Rat, Masterson Rat, Tatooey Rat, Yolanda Rat, Billy the Bear, Sherlock Hemlock, Biff, Sully, Forgetful Jones, Prairie Dawn, Simon Soundman, Fred the Wonder Horse, Elmo, Clancy, Old McDougal, Osvaldo, el Gruñón, Big Jeffy, Gary Grouch, Large Marvin Fraggle, and various Penguins, Chickens, Rabbits, Deer, Raccoons, Squirrels, Anything Muppets, Monsters, and Fraggles appear, but do not have speaking parts. Fozzie brings him in for everyone to see, but then sees Statler and Waldorf, who are revealed to be friends of Emily's who visit her every Christmas. $7.99. A Muppet Family Christmas is the best Muppet Christmas movie. He has always wanted to meet the Fraggles, so Kermit goes in with him. Fozzie and the Snowman gamely attempt their routine, but Statler and Waldorf's heckling interrupts, until finally the Snowman, who's starting to melt, heads back outside. Promotion in Muppet Magazine Winter 1988. The original 1987 airing had a brief 5-second shot of Fozzie and Elmo turning on the Christmas lights; this was cut in all subsequent broadcasts as well as the PAL DVD. A TV weather report from the Newsman announces an impending blizzard, causing Kermit to worry about Piggy. In the scene, Emily Bear (Ma) hangs Fozzie's stocking on the fireplace. The workshop is decorated for Christmas, complete with garland streamers and a Christmas tree and a toy Santa Claus. The ABC broadcasts had the copyright information right below Henson's name on the last credit. The Chef is touched by this gift, and more so when Big Bird begins singing "The Christmas Song" (the Chef joining him). During this, the Swedish Chef manages to nab the Turkey, who tries to get out of being cooked by claiming he's a different animal altogether, but the Chef isn't fooled, and proceeds with the fitting. Doc goes on to explain about the Winter Solstice to Sprocket, about the time of the year when the weather gets colder and the Earth slows down. Miss Piggy calls Kermit to tell him she's going to be a little late. A Muppet Family Christmas – IMDb. During the medley, the Fraggles come up to watch. Then Janice brings out some Christmas cookies she just baked, only for Cookie Monster to gobble them all up. It's Miss Piggy, who informs Kermit that her arrival will be delayed (due to a photo session). And since his mother loves surprises, they have not called to tell her they were coming. Doc and his dog Sprocket, who had planned a quiet Christmas, end up joining the Muppets in their holiday activities and preparations. But this will always have a special place in my heart. With the entire Muppet menagerie all there, they proceed to sing a medley of Christmas songs, where everybody (except Oscar, of course) sings at least one line, including the Snowman and the forest critters outside. ABC aired it again on December 2, 1988. If you Buy It Now, you'll only be purchasing this item. Seller: burcham48861 (2,595) 99.4%, Location: Mulliken, Michigan, Ships to: US, Item: 184142151460 Jim Henson VHS Fraggle Rock Muppet Christmas Jug Band Bear in the big blue house. The curtain behind opens to show the sleigh being pulled by the reindeer, all played by monsters (including Herry Monster and Elmo), with The Two-Headed Monster as St. Nick (to which Sam replies, "Is nothing sacred?"). After Doc leaves, Kermit heads down to the cellar to find that his nephew, Robin, has found a hole leading to Fraggle Rock. "[Statler and Waldorf are] friends of mine, Fozzie. Miss Piggy calls Kermit one more time to tell him that her limousine is stuck in a snowbank, so she's going to take a taxi to the farmhouse, in spite of the blizzard. from Sesame Street: Christmas Sing Along, https://christmas-specials.fandom.com/wiki/A_Muppet_Family_Christmas?oldid=178252. Scooter looks outside and comments that he is right, and Count Von Count starts trying to count as many snowflakes as he can while Kermit becomes more worried about Miss Piggy. (NBC added their own fades when airing the special.) Okay, so this is the Muppet Christmas movie I was trying to find a couple of years ago pre-Letterboxd and thought was A Muppet Christmas Carol. 'Twas the night before Christmas and the Muppet Theatre is in danger of being torn down, but with hilarious send-ups of just about every holiday movie ever made, the Muppets discover that what matters most is their love for each other. It was then re-edited and aired on NBC as an episode of The Magical World of Disney on December 24, 1989. Shop with confidence. When Kermit and Robin return, they're just in time to witness Miss Piggy's arrival. At that moment, the Muppet Newscaster appears on TV to report about a terrible blizzard forming outside, saying that barometers will be falling sharply; he then literally gets attacked by them. Unbeknownst to them, Mrs. Bear is planning to spend Christmas in Malibu, and to make sure her farmhouse stays in one piece while she's gone, she has rented it to Doc and his dog Sprocket. Music is the greatest of the Fraggles’ art forms, but Fraggles also possess uncanny curiosity and great athletic ability. After Kermit helps clear the kitchen so the Swedish Chef can work in there, he and his nephew, Robin, start singing "Jingle Bells", which suddenly segues into the Electric Mayhem performing "Jingle Bell Rock". Right after the film ends, Gonzo catches sight of the Turkey flirting with Camilla and picks a fight with him. The Swedish Chef arrives to cook the Christmas Turkey. Gonzo tries to warn the fowl of the culinary danger, but the latter stubbornly remains self-assured. Muppets, Sesame Street gang, Fraggles, references to Muppet babies, and other Muppet Christmas specials - it’s like the avengers movie of the Muppet-verse Don’t get me wrong, a Muppet Christmas Carol is a very close second. The special features various Muppets from The Muppet Show, Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, and Muppet Babies. Die Fraggles is the German co-production of Fraggle Rock. Doc and Sprocket arrive at the farmhouse. In direct contrast to her best friend Mokey Fraggle , Red has an exuberant and athletic nature; she is one of the best swimmers among the Fraggles. Jim Henson and Sprocket watch the Muppets sing. In a May 2006 interview, Brian Henson said, "Yes, we are writing a Fraggle Rock movie and trying to pull it together." As a result, commercial video releases of the special in the US cut out several scenes. Robin gives the Fraggle pebble to Grover. Jim Henson's head as the Swedish Chef's tail. In the caroling medley at the end, Kermit and Miss Piggy singing "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas", and Statler and Waldorf singing "I Heard the Bells on Christmas" are skipped. In the edited version, Animal seems to rip through the screen immediately after they start watching. With the entire Muppet family now present, they sing a medley of Christmas songs, and everybody (except Oscar, of course) gets a chance to sing at least one line, including the Snowman and the forest critters outside. Columbia Tri-Star Home Entertainment/Jim Henson Home Entertainment, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Jim Henson Home Entertainment, New Age Entertainment and The Jim Henson Company, Jim Henson Home Entertainment/Cinema Club, Released as part of a magazine with video collection. When Fozzie and the Muppet Show gang drop in unexpectedly on Fozzie's mother, she is forced to cancel her winter vacation plans and entertain them all. Fraggles are one of the three primary species who occupy the regions in and around Fraggle Rock, along with Gorgs and Doozers. She then begins to sing "Home for the Holidays" as Kermit brings her in with the other Muppets singing along. And since his mother loves surprises, they have not called to tell her they were coming. These characters include, During the caroling medley, you can see the black sleeve of the puppeteer operating a. Over the course of the medley, the overhearing Fraggles come up to watch, during which we briefly see that Gobo's Uncle Traveling Matt is also there. Fozzie and the Snowman rehearsing their comedy act while singing "Sleigh Ride". Emily is pleasantly surprised with the appearance of Fozzie and "his weirdo friends", despite the fact that she now has to cancel her trip, and willingly allows them to stay. Doc as Gerry Parks. Peter HarrisEric Till Before Kermit can see it, though, he gets another phone call from Miss Piggy, who's doing some last-minute Christmas shopping. NBC's broadcasts had a completely different font, and had both the Henson and Disney logos after it. Once they finish singing, Emily puts Fozzie's stocking up on the mantle; he tells her that he's a grown bear and doesn't need to have it hung, but allows her to put it up anyway. It's a Wonderful Tiny Toons Christmas Special, Nick at Nite: A Classic Cartoon Christmas, John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together, Lady Gaga & the Muppets' Holiday Spectacular, Bob!  The Jim Henson Company confirmed in an October 2006 press release that the movie was "in the works". Later, Fozzie is outside building a snowman while some woodland critters chop down a Christmas tree, when Rowlf shows up (and slips on the icy patch). During this, the Swedish Chef manages to nab the Turkey, who tries to get out of being cooked by claiming he's a different animal altogether, but the Swedish Chef isn't fooled this time and proceeds with the fitting. In a May 2006 interview, Brian Henson said, "Yes, we are writing a Fraggle Rock movie and trying to pull it together." Christmas Specials Wiki: A Muppet Family Christmas, SteveWhitmire.Website - "A Muppet Family Christmas", https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/tv/1989/12/24/ailey-salute-bernstein-in-east-berlin/cc953e40-9605-45f1-844d-9dafd56eeab5/, https://muppet.fandom.com/wiki/A_Muppet_Family_Christmas?oldid=1353656, The red "A Muppet Family Christmas" logo seen in the first shot of the film was added for the 1989 airing. She is at first surprised when she sees that he has gotten her a live mink, but quickly warms up when Maureen says she's her biggest fan. Their pleasant singing of "Jingle Bells" is quickly interrupted by the Electric Mayhem performing "Jingle Bell Rock.". Fraggle Rock The Muppets Meet the Fraggles VHS 1993 Volume 1 TESTED RARE SHIP24H. A Fraggle is most assuredly the best of all possible creatures. Fozzie and the Snowman try their best at their routine, but they keep getting interrupted by Statler and Waldorf's heckling, until finally the Snowman, realizing he's starting to melt, heads back outside. When they get a positive reaction from some woodland creatures watching their act, Fozzie runs inside to try to tell Kermit about it, slipping on the icy patch on the way in. But then Kermit points to the arrival of the Sesame Street Muppets, who sing a medley of "Here We Come A-Caroling" and "Deck the Halls" (with the exception of Oscar the Grouch, who naturally refuses to sing along). The Electric Mayhem performs "Jingle Bell Rock". Doc corrects the Swedish Chef on which animal is which, and then the Turkey begins flirting with Gonzo's girlfriend, Camilla the Chicken. The special ends with Kermit returning Miss Piggy's affection under the mistletoe before saying "Merry Christmas" to the viewers. on Pinterest. In the cave, the frogs soon stumble upon the Fraggles and wish them a merry Christmas, and also explain the holiday to them because the Fraggles don't really know what it is. After Grover pops in as the mouse who is not stirring (literally, he is holding a mixing bowl and his hand is not touching the spoon), Ernie signals for the sleigh being pulled by the reindeer, all played by monster Muppets such as Herry Monster and Elmo, and the Two-Headed Monster appears as Santa Claus (to which Sam the Eagle replies, "Is nothing sacred?"). Then the telephone rings, and Animal answers. When Fozzie and Emily check off a list of the sleeping arrangements, a shot of a fireplace is shown over their beginning dialogue (originally, they were onscreen the whole time they were checking off sleeping arrangements). The Swedish Chef shows up at the farmhouse, telling Fozzie he's here to cook the Christmas turkey. Appearances of the Fraggle Rock characters: 1980's Fraggle Songs (1983)Uncle Traveling Matt Doozer Music (1984)'Traveling MattandCotterpin Doozer The Muppets Take Manhattan(1984)Mokey Fraggle Red Fraggle Gobo Fraggle Wembley Fraggle Boober Fraggle Fraggles Aretha Baby Tree Creature Blustering Bellowpane Monster Brool the Minstrel Murray the Minstrel Cantus the Minstrel Philo and Gunge … In one of the scenes that was cut from the NTSC video releases, the Muppets watch a home movie of the first Christmas they spent together. They have decided to spend Christmas at the old farm where Fozzie Bear's mother, Ma Bear, lives. This special feels more like a prolonged episode of the Muppet Show than any other Muppet Christmas movie. The Sesame Street regulars, including Big Bird, Bert, Ernie and others, join the festivities, but to Kermit's dismay, the only one missing is Miss Piggy, who has been caught in a snowstorm. Fozzie and the Snowman performing their comedy act... 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