It is time to play the music and lightweight the lights as you may stream all 5 seasons of The Muppet Present on Disney+ tonight. Final month, it was introduced that each episode of the basic collection could be coming to the streaming service. The second has lastly arrived for many who’ve been counting down the times, as The Muppets introduced on Twitter that your entire collection has formally begun streaming.
“It’s #TheMuppetShow, with our very special guest star… YOU!” the tweet reads. “Now you can be part of the Muppet mayhem and stream all five seasons of our classic television series right now, only on @DisneyPlus.”
The episodes of The Muppet Present accessible on Disney+ are unedited and likewise embrace further UK spots that did not initially air within the U.S. Songs from the present that have been beforehand omitted on dwelling video releases are additionally all again for the Disney+ debut.
Created by Jim Henson, The Muppet Present initially premiered in 1976, operating for 5 seasons earlier than concluding its run on CBS in 1981. Introduced as a spread present, the collection options sketches and musical numbers from a solid of Muppet characters. Kermit the Frog serves because the host, joined by Muppet buddies like Miss Piggy, Rowlf, and Gonzo. These dealing with the puppeteering and voiceover duties included Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Louise Gold, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, and Kathryn Mullen.
A number of main celebrities have been additionally featured as visitor stars, corresponding to Steve Martin, Don Knotts, Rita Moreno, Vincent Worth, Diana Ross, Mark Hamill, Peter Sellers, and Elton John. Moreno’s visitor look gained the actress an Emmy in 1997, and The Muppet Present gained an Emmy the next 12 months for Excellent Comedy Sequence. The Muppets additionally gained Henson a Grammy Award in 1979 for Greatest Recording for Youngsters.
Since breaking out on the unique Muppet Present, the Muppets have branched out into many different mediums with an ever-growing franchise that resonates with followers everywhere in the world. That features the cartoon collection adaptation Muppet Infants which was efficiently rebooted in 2018. After a collection of options within the 80s and 90s, The Muppets additionally returned to theaters with an all-new film in 2011, adopted by the 2014 sequel Muppets Most Wished.
Extra lately, Kermit and his buddies are again at it with the franchise’s latest collection, Muppets Now. Debuting final 12 months on Disney+, the collection is an up to date tackle the basic selection present format, that includes the Muppets in varied entertaining segments. A number of notable visitor stars additionally appeared within the first season, corresponding to Linda Cardellini, Danny Trejo, Seth Rogen, Aubrey Plaza, RuPaul, and Taye Diggs.
For some longtime followers of the franchise, the entire new motion pictures and TV exhibits is perhaps enjoyable, however nothing will ever prime the unique model of The Muppet Present. The excellent news is that if Muppets Now simply would not really feel fairly the identical while you watch the newer collection on Disney+, you may revisit any episode of the basic present on the streamer in case you’re feeling nostalgic. This information involves us from The Muppets on Twitter.