were briey revived on TV 20 years ago but the main show aired to huge success between 1976 and 1981.
But mayhem follows the Muppets
, as they find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper.
They will bring the Muppets
cult back to life again.
And Ricky probably didn't attract any flack from the furry favourites when he had a very small part in the last Muppets blockbuster, The Muppets
, in 2011.
As the popularity of the Muppets
increased, Jane worked as a creative and business partner while also being a puppeteer and a puppet designer.
is a perfect family film with broad humour to appeal to all ages, interspersed with delightful ditties written by Bret McKenzie from Flight Of The Conchords including the exuberant Life's A Happy Song.
The trio visits Los Angeles where Walter discovers that scheming oil man Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) plans to bulldoze the Muppet
Theater and drill for the black gold that lies beneath.
THE popularity of Jim Henson's creations has never waned thanks to endless repeats of the award-winning television series The Muppet
Show, which ended in 1981, and subsequent film adventures including madcap re-imaginings of A Christmas Carol, Treasure Island and The Wizard of Oz.
IT'S nostalgia time for those of us of a certain vintage, with the return to the (this time big) screen of no less than The Muppets
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).
Once in LA they get to the theatre only to discover that the Muppets
have separated and a greedy businessman is planning to knock down the almost derelict theatre to drill for oil unless the Muppets
can raise $10 million in a few days and buy it back.
In the latest Muppets revival, Kermit the Frog notes their heyday may be behind them, just as in real life -- The Muppets
closed up shop in the '80s.