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Muppets Take Manhattan Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie, Gonzo, Scooter, and the rest of the Muppets are celebrating their impending graduation from college by performing Kermit's original musical Manhattan Melodies for their senior variety show. Following graduation, the friends decide to take the production to Broadway, but things don't go quite as planned. They end up living in bus station lockers and hanging out at a local restaurant while waiting for their Broadway dream to become a reality. Eventually, the gang loses hope, everyone goes their separate ways, and Kermit is left alone in New York City. After his initial disillusionment, Kermit rallies and develops a three-step plan to get his play onto the Broadway stage. The question is, will it work? And even if the play makes it to Broadway, will it be too late to reunite all the Muppets? The Muppets Take Manhattan is full of fun song and dance, the puppetry is great, and New York scenery abounds at every turn. Add a generous handful of guest cameos featuring famous personalities like Liza Minnelli, Joan Rivers, Dabney Coleman, and Vincent Sardi--cameos that were written not just as showcases, but as integral parts of the plot--and the talented Frank Oz making his directing debut, and this 1984 production earns its position as one of the classic Muppet Movies. Muppets From Space At long last, the secret of just what the Great Gonzo happens to be is revealed! As Gonzo and his friend Rizzo hit the road in search of their roots, Gonzo makes a shocking discovery: his parents are actually space aliens from another galaxy. After announcing this startling news on Miss Piggy's talk show (hey, if Ricki Lake and Rosie O'Donnell can do it, why not Miss Piggy?), Gonzo finds himself the subject of a dark and mysterious government conspiracy, led by the nefarious K. Edgar Singer (Jeffrey Tambor). In time, Gonzo is forced to choose: should he hop on board the UFO and sail off to live with his family, or stay on Earth with the friends he knows and loves? Muppets From Space once again pairs the late Jim Henson's creations with a stellar cast of human beings, including F. Murray Abraham, David Arquette, Ray Liotta, and Andie MacDowell.

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CO16837 Muppets Take Manhattan/Muppets From Space DVD (1984/1999) $14.99