Of Muppets and Men (1980)


I’ve been on a big Muppet kick lately, and this documentary is simply amazing. If you enjoy not just the Muppet Show but the Muppets in general, you owe it to yourself to set aside an hour and watch this documentary which has been uploaded to Youtube.

Filmed during the fifth and final season of the Muppet Show, “Of Muppets and Men” features all your favorite Muppets and “Muppeteers” and gives viewers a glimpse into just how crazy it was putting on a new episode of The Muppet Show every week. The documentary has been released twice, once by Films Incorporated (for educational outlets) and once as a bonus feature on “The Very Best of the Muppet Show: Volume 1.” I had not seen it before I stumbled across it this morning. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.


Rob O'Hara

I'm into old video games, old arcade games, old computer games, writing, photography, computer/network security, and of course, the 1980s!

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One thought on “Of Muppets and Men (1980)

  1. I love this and I have a funny story about this title in book form. A few years ago I was walking down the street and leaning up against a garbage can was a bunch of books. I looked at them and the largest of them caught my eye. It was a really clean copy of “Of Muppets and Men”. Lucky it had not rained on the book, because even the dust jacket was in great shape. I picked it up and brought it to work with me and put it on my shelf. A month or so later I took it out and dusted it off and started reading it. It is a great a book.

    When looking it up online I saw that it was also a sort of valuable title which made me even happier.

    When I was reducing my collection it was one of the books that I sold and it went for a pretty penny. It was one of those super happy collecting accidents that I still dream about.

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