My kids adored The Muppets film we took them to last year so I knew that The Muppet Christmas Carol would be happily received.
The Classic Christmas Tale. With A Muppets Twist.
It’s Not Easy Being Scrooge Special Edition
The Muppets Bring a Hilarious Twist to This Classic Christmas Tale,
For the Very First Time on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack – November 6, 2012
On November 6, 2012, the Charles Dickens-inspired classic holiday story “The Muppet Christmas Carol,” rung in its 20th anniversary with the Blu-ray™ debut of this family favorite.
And now, a word from Gonzo: Greetings, holiday movie fans and lovers of culture, I am Gonzo … or perhaps better known to fans of this classic motion picture as literary legend Charles Dickens. Are you ready to laugh, cry, sing, frolic, cavort and enjoy yourself beyond belief!? Well, you’re in luck, because this 20th Anniversary Edition of Disney’s “The Muppet Christmas Carol” is guaranteed to put you in the holiday spirit that will stay with you forever—or at least until your Aunt Edna starts complaining that nobody is eating the fruitcake she brought … again!
This is a heartwarming and hilarious holiday classic, told as never before by yours truly! Yule love it! Happy Holidays! GONZO
Blu-ray BONUS FEATURES:
- Disney Intermission: Press “Pause” and see what happens when the Muppets Show up at your door to sing your Christmas Carols – Muppet Style!
- Muppet Audio Commentary: All New Audio Commentary from your favorite Muppets – Kermit, Gonzo, Rizzo, and More!
- Muppet Holiday Sing-Along
- Blooper Reel
- Frogs, Pigs, and Humbug: A Behind the Scenes Look
- Christmas Around the World with Gonzo and Rizzo
- Audio Commentary from Brian Henson
- Pepe’s Profiles Presents: Gonzo, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Weirdo
My take: My 4 year old and I sat down and watched this movie this morning and both of us were utterly charmed. From the characters, to the storyline, to the music everything was perfect. Rizzo the Rat and Gonzo provided perfect comedic relief and grabbed the 4 year old’s attention time after time just as he was beginning to wander away. Michael Cane was brilliant as were the Muppets. The 4 year old also loved the blooper reel and we both learned how Christmas is celebrated around the world thanks to the bonus feature. I also enjoyed the Behind the Scenes Look and loved finding out that Brian Henson is the son of the great Jim Henson. A great Christmas movie for the entire family to enjoy!
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