‘The Muppets’ isn’t quite what you remember, and that’s not a bad thing
It’s not easy being green. Especially when you’re as gung-ho about dating co-workers as Kermit the Frog is.
Kermit might be Jim Henson’s sweet, soft-spoken, Rainbow Connection-singing frog, but on The Muppets he’s just as flawed and prone to errors in judgment as any human. He never learned the cardinal rule of in-office dating: Don’t sh*t where you eat. As a result, he’s the executive producer on a late-night talk show hosted by his ex, Miss Piggy.
Kermit and Piggy were the real deal for a long time. But that fell apart for all the reasons you’d think their relationship would fall apart: She was too demanding, too self-absorbed, and he was too meek to do anything about it until far too late. Read more…