There’s just something so wrong about this poster for ‘The Muppets’ movie coming out Nov. 23, 2011. Muppets don’t have legs and feet — or if they do, they’re hanging over a lily-pad while Kermit’s singing about being green. They’re not coming towards us like some creepy maniacal muppet mob.

What’s next? Miss Piggy telling James Caan she’s his biggest fan? Fozzie Bear sitting behind a desk asking people to make him an offer he can’t refuse? Nope, people-legs on Muppets is a path of no return. And I’m not alone either. Movieline calls the legs “chillingly creepy.” Path of no return, people.

the muppets movie poster, 2011

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures


    • It’s interesting… I never even think of the Muppets having legs. And I wonder if the legs are going to be a big part of the movie. I just can’t even imagine them walking around. Ok, now I’ll have to go back and watch the other Muppet movies to see how they handled the leg issue.

  1. I don’t think it’s particularly creepy either. The movie producers probably feel that they need to keep reinventing the Muppets (while giving movie audiences some of what they’re used to) in order to keep it fresh and relevant.

  2. […] drama, then Kermit and gang show up and all of a sudden, it’s a comedy!  Even though the Muppets’ legs on the poster freak me out a little, I’m still really looking forward to the movie, which finds the gang reuniting to […]


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