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Kermit's Swamp Years (2002)

At 12 years old, Kermit the Frog and best friends Goggles and Croaker travel outside their homes in the swamps of the Deep South to do something extraordinary with their lives.

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Waldorf (voice)
Joey Mazzarino ...
Goggles / Turtle #1 (voice) (as Joseph Mazzarino)
John Kennedy ...
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Statler (voice)
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Pilgrim / Kermit's Mom / Star (voice)
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Kermit the Frog (Whitmire) whilst on his travels back to the swamp he grew up on, remembers one of his earlier adventures. Kermit, Croaker (Barretta), Goggles (Mazzarino) and Blotch (Kennedy) are sent on a wild adventure into the outside world, when Croaker and bully Blotch and kidnapped and placed in a pet store. It's now up to Kermit and Goggle, with help from a friendly dog called Pilgrim (Summer) to save them. But someone else has his eye on them. Dr Krassman (Hostetter) wants to buy all the frogs and use them in biology lessons. Written by Film_Fan

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Kermit is the only regular Muppet to appear in the movie, unless you count Statler and Waldorf's cameo at the movie theater. See more »

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In the scene where Young Kermit, Croaker, and Pilgrim are under the bench in George Washington High School, a dark moving figure (possibly Bill Barretta) is seen moving with Croaker. See more »

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Waldorf: It sure was nice of the frog to let us be in this movie.
Statler: So people could see how young we look?
Waldorf: No, so we wouldn't have to watch it!
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Pretty fun Muppet film for kids.
10 December 2005 | by (Long Beach, California) – See all my reviews

stars: Steve Whittemire as Kermit and other. Bill Barretta as Croaker and D'fly. John Kennedy as Arnie the alligator and others. Dave Goelz as Waldorf. Jerry Nelson as Statler.

Interesting little movie about Kermit when he was little. The good things about it were the great look the movie had due to the cameras they used to film it. It had funny references to the Muppets as they are today, including Kermit mentioning that he doesn't like pigs, an appearance by young men Statler and Waldorf and Arnie the alligator which was a character that appeared on the show and was in the Muppet Movie. The plot was that Kermit and Croaker the frogs are going to be dissected for a school project, but escape. Meant for little kids, but adults will enjoy it too.

My rating: B minus. 81 mins.


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