As the Muppets return from hiatus, they are disheartened to hear that the network has decided to drastically revamp Up Late with Miss Piggy.

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Gloria Estefan Penguin (voice)
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Janice / Scooter (voice)
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Keegan-Michael Key
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The crew returns from hiatus but run into problems when the network sends in a branding guru with ideas for revamping the show. Meanwhile, Denise suspects that Kermit may still have feelings for Piggy, and Uncle Deadly bonds with a penguin.

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2 February 2016 (USA)  »

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When Fozzie claims he'll be fired, his hand jumps from over his eyes to below his nose between shots. See more »

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References Shark Tank (2009) See more »

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In Spite of Ourselves (feat. Miss Piggy & Kermit the Frog)
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Ouch, not such a welcome back.
9 February 2016 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

So, the season/series started with some good, some bad, mainly blah episodes. Then it really started to click and find itself. It became kind of like a real sitcom, as it was a funny show that had story arcs that all progressed at whatever pace and was enjoyable to go through. In the episode before this one, for example,, Scooter, Dr. Honeydew, Fozzy, Kermit/Piggy, Sam Eagle, and Yolanda all had their own stories, big or small, and there was tons of corny puns and humor mixed in that were laugh out loud funny. Same with the episode before it. What happened here?! Apparently, behind the scenes there was a major shakeup, one of the creators left the show, as he din't like the "creative direction" the series was heading in. Which creative direction? Was he against the multiple arcs and great corny Muppet puns (like back when Kermit said "I feel awful," and Bobo said "Falafel? That sounds great!" I love that stuff!) or was he the one pushing for it and lost the battle? I hope it wasn't the latter! Either way, he's now gone, the show took 2 months to reboot and find itself again, and we were given this episode, one that (probably not so) coincidentally was about the fictional show the muppets produce needing an overhaul to please the networks.

So I don't really care what overhaul decision the fictional show needed, but if this new episode was a taste of things to come, I'm afraid The Muppets on ABC is doomed. There was not one joke at all that had me laughing out loud and the storyline progression suddenly felt forced. Gone were any mention of Fozzy's girlfriend, Scooter's nemesis Ken, or even Sam Eagle's crush. Not only was the main story not so gripping, there were even stale moments that just felt like the show was going nowhere at all. Scary. I hope this is all just rust and the show will be back to its good self again, because the past 4 episodes showed that they have a real gem on their hands. Fingers cr...wish it luck!


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