Classic Muppets episodes have a secret weapon wasted in the Disney era – Polygon

Seventeen years after Disney bought The Muppets, the puppets created by Jim Henson, Frank Oz, and their team still haven’t achieved the critical and commercial success of their 1970s peak. The solution might be simple: the Muppets are at their best when they’re sincere and they invite people into their world, instead of following other Disney brands like Pixar or Marvel out into the real world.
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