When your world looks kinda weird and you wish that you weren’t there (Kermit)
Just close your eyes and make believe and you can be anywhere (Piggy)
I like adventure (Kermit)
I like romance (Piggy)
I love great jokes (Fozzie)
Animal dance!! (Animal)
I’ve got my computer (Scooter)
I swing through the air (Skeeter)
I play the piano (Rowlf)
And I have blue hair (Gonzo)
Me, I invent things (Bunsen)
Mee mee mee meee! (Beaker)
Is everything all right in here? (Nanny)
Yes, Nanny. (all)
Muppet Babies, we make our dreams come true
Muppet Babies, we’ll do the same for you
Muppet Muppet Muppet Muppet
Babies Babies Babies Babies
Make dreams come true.
Is there anyone more iconic to our generation than Frank Oz?
Frank Oz is a British-born American film director, actor, voice actor and puppeteer who is known for creating and performing the characters Miss Piggy and Fozzie Bear in The Muppet Show, Cookie Monster, Bert and Grover in Sesame Street, and for directing films, including the 1986 Little Shop of Horrors remake and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.
He is also the operator and voice of Yoda in the Star Wars film series.
You can listen to a classic interview with him from 1988 on NPR’s Fresh Air.
In the first half he talks about directing and making Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. In the second half he discusses his puppeteer career, including how he got started, created his characters, and Jim Henson.