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Articles Tagged 'The Muppets'

Benedict Cumberbatch on Sesame Stree

At Last, Benedict Cumberbatch Has Met His Match

Never mind the Super Bowl, by FAR the most exciting news of the last few days was PBS’s sudden confirmation that Benedict Cumberbatch will soon be making an appearance alongside the Count on Sesame Street. On Friday, they put this tweet up, showing the Sherlock star having a whale of a time with his new […]


What Can We Learn From Tom Hiddleston’s Stance On Social Media?

This week, the internet was rocked to its very servers by the news that Tom Hiddleston is not enjoying the social media party. That’s not to say he’s ungrateful for the attention, but he’s more inclined to stick his face into an actual book than Facebook (although his Twitter feed suggests otherwise). He told Collider: ‘I […]

The Cookie Monster on ‘Newsnight’

BBC’s ‘Newsnight’ Interviews The Actual Cookie Monster

It’s tricky to work out who should be the more honored to appear with whom in this situation. Last night, on the BBC’s most serious, least frivolous, most argumentative current affairs show Newsnight, the news of a drastic turnabout in the corporation’s ability to attract the top grade talent was broken with due solemnity, as […]

Ricky Gervais in Muppets Most Wanted

WATCH: First Look At Ricky Gervais In The New Muppets Movie

The full story of the mutually-besotted relationship between the Muppets and the UK is one that takes in the TV studios in which the classic series was filmed (Elstree in North London), the various talents brought in as special guests (John Cleese, Glenda Jackson, Bruce Forsyth), the great British songs that Muppets have sung, and […]

Ricky Gervais and Elmo

Is Ricky Gervais Really Set For ‘The Muppets 2’?

So the Hollywood Reporter claims that Ricky Gervais, the award-winning British comedian (it’s important to explain that, in case you get confused with any of the other Ricky Gervaises doing the rounds, some of whom do not have awards from the early 2000s to refer to at the opening of a camera lens), is in […]

Ten Great British Songs Performed By Muppets

Note: some of these are songs performed with Muppets as well as by Muppets. But there are songs and there are Muppets, so that should be good enough for anyone. “Ob La Di, Ob La Da” The Muppets did a TON of Beatles songs: everything from “Blackbird” to “In My Life.” This is one […]