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Muppet

In investment banking, a derogatory slang term for a client. The term is used especially when the client takes an investment adviser at his/her word and buys or sells whatever securities the adviser recommends.
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There's plenty of fun for the whole family as Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Animal and the entire Muppets gang head out on a world tour.
A trailer, which has been screened in cinemas since April 1 and will later open the main feature, offers a very special treat for Muppets fans: Miss Piggy, on board in Business Class, prepares viewers for the film in her own inimitable way.
There is plenty of adventure for the Muppets, as they go overseas and find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper headed by baddie Constantine and his dastardly sidekick Dominic Badguy ("Badgeee, it's French"), played by Ricky, who also acts as the Muppets' tour manager.
The Muppets and Lady Gaga at Christmas, Five, tomorrow, 5.
Jim and Jane legally separated in 1986 but the two continued to work on the Muppets.
Director James Bobin expertly taps into that nostalgia with The Muppets, a glorious throwback to the days of yore that sees the colourful critters facing an uncertain future in a world of technological advances and fleeting celebrity.
Meanwhile the addition of Kermit's mechanised manservant, 80s Robot, sparks another moment of genius, when the little helper wonders, "Mr Kermit, may I suggest we save time and pick up the rest of the Muppets using a montage?
For your chance to win a pair of tickets to Llandudno Cineworld and a Muppets goodie bag, just answer What animal is Kermit?
Your film-loving Birmingham Mail has five family passes for five people - that's 25 tickets in total - to see the hotly-anticipated Midlands' premiere of the return of Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy in The Muppets (U, 110 mins).
The Muppet resurrection was made possible thanks to the genius of Jason Segel, who also stars in the film and co-wrote the script.
If The Muppet Show had miraculously lasted to this day, awkward covers of Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit and Cee Lo Green's Forget You would undoubtedly have been in their repertoire.
The Jim Henson creations first got their own series in 1976, with The Muppet Show running for 5 years, spawning several spin-offs and movies.