It's time to play the music.
July 21, 2008 6:05 AM   Subscribe

The Muppets have their own YouTube channels! Enjoy a little classical music with Beaker or Gonzo, opera with the Swedish Chef, get patriotic with Sam the Eagle, or just leave commentary with Statler and Waldorf.
posted by EarBucket (15 comments total) 39 users marked this as a favorite
You are all weirdos.
posted by ColdChef at 6:24 AM on July 21, 2008 [6 favorites]

I'm glad to finally have a canonical transliteration of "Yenggoosveer de hoop-de-diskee-doo Yee-boom de hurdee yer humm! Børk! Børk! Børk!"
posted by Johnny Assay at 6:55 AM on July 21, 2008 [2 favorites]

*sigh* No Vendaface.
posted by JanetLand at 7:08 AM on July 21, 2008

This is awesome. I am SO going to use the Statler and Waldorf videos to heckle bad posts on LJ and forums.
posted by ShawnStruck at 7:29 AM on July 21, 2008

This is awesome.
posted by Tehanu at 7:40 AM on July 21, 2008

Those are great, thanks for the links. They also led me to this classic clip of Milton Berle versus Statler & Waldorf, so thanks for that too!
posted by Zonker at 8:11 AM on July 21, 2008 [1 favorite]

Very creative nicknames and episode titles. I have such a soft spot for the vision of Jim Henson and all who have followed him to keep the Muppets going. Good stuff, thank you.
posted by cavalier at 8:48 AM on July 21, 2008

It is creepy how Statler and Waldorf won't age. When I'm dead, they will be still on some new medium, mocking me for my short-livedness.

A religion could be built around that fact. Statler and Waldorf will outlive you, and whatever you do, you won't gain their respect. Be humble, or be heckled humble.
posted by Free word order! at 10:17 AM on July 21, 2008 [6 favorites]

One of the more adorable things I've seen was the sketch where Beaker, the Swedish Chef, and Animal all sang "Danny Boy." It was right up there with "Tonto, Frankenstein, and the Caveman sing."

...That is all.
posted by EmpressCallipygos at 11:29 AM on July 21, 2008

You are all weirdos.

Do you mean it? <3
posted by zennie at 12:58 PM on July 21, 2008

Awesome! I half-expected to be muppet rick-rolled, but was pleasantly surprised. I love the muppets and all their short little skits.

Just for the heck of it, here's the Danny Boy video EmpressCallipygos referenced, it fits well with the theme.
posted by Vorteks at 4:39 PM on July 21, 2008

The Smithsonian currently has a fantastic Jim Henson exhibit that features puppets, story boards and design concepts for Muppets. And it's going on tour.
posted by JustKeepSwimming at 5:32 PM on July 21, 2008

muppets rule
posted by ZachsMind at 7:54 PM on July 21, 2008

This fills me with joy!
posted by homunculus at 12:21 PM on July 23, 2008

See also.
posted by zennie at 2:26 PM on July 23, 2008

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