Wednesday, March 17, 2010

So many Mupps so little time.

There are some hard decisions to be the Muppet Tournament that is! The winner funnels down from 4 categories The Show (The Muppet Show), The Street (Sesame street), The Rock (Fraggle Rock), and The Rest (other Henson projects such as The Dinosaurs, Labyrinth, and early advertising creations Wilkins and Wontkins and The LaChoy Dragon). Some of these are heartbreaking choices, they pit Rolf and Fozzie Bear against eachother! Oscar the Grouch and Big Bird! Animal and Beaker!! Whats a girl to do??

if you need help jogging your memory about the origins of some of these Mupps-check out:

In the late 50's/early 60's Jim Henson made hilarious commercials featuring some of the worlds most prehistoric Muppets. Wilkins and Wontkins star in a series of Itchy and Scratchy-esque Wilkins Coffee commercials that chose a threatening take on sales:

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