I've just grown a little disappointed with 'Muppets in the Old West', 'Muppets Under Water' and all these weird concept movies. I just want to go take it back to the early 80's, when it was about the Muppets trying to put on a show. That's what I'm trying to bring back.— Jason Segel
Glamorous Muppet Show quotations
Doing the Muppet Show you forget about conventional filming.
When The Muppet Show ended, we all sat around and said, what kind of television show would we like to do. We felt the need these days are for some quality children's programming.
The older I get, the more I feel.
The older I get, the more I appreciate what came before.
Yeah, I think we did the term Muppets before we got the show Sam and Friends - a few months after I started working.
If The Muppet Show had a basketball team, the score would always be Frog 99, Chaos 98.
The older I get, the more I appreciate my childhood. It was paradise.
And it was a whole lot of fun, and in many ways, what we've done with the show is just taken that part of my early memories of visiting my dad, shooting with the Muppets, and taking that and making a show that's really an expansion of that and presenting a show that's all that.
I did Nancy Sinatra in Vegas a number of times, and then the Sinatra family, when we did Frankie and the Muppets. Big show in Vegas.
Women do it all the time to look younger and it would make perfect sense if one of them ever came out looking younger - but they don't. They just look the same; they all get plastic surgery face. No matter who they look like going in, they all come out looking like the girl from the band on 'The Muppet Show.
Life is like The Muppet Show, but instead of Muppets there's anxiety.
I think one of the great bits of The Muppet show is that it was set in a 19th century British theater and they live so nicely amongst that lovely old theater.
You're basically the same person forever so you find the same stuff funny forever. The Muppet Show spoke to me at 5 and it speaks to me in my late 30s in the same way.
The Muppet Show is very much seen as an English thing.
So for us in the U.K. it is one of the treasures of the history of children's TV and of comedy basically.
I grew up being educated by Sesame Street and gained a sense of humor from The Muppet Show. I'd give my right foot to be able to do a scene or two with the Muppets.