Song? Performed. Lights? Lit. It’s time to meet the Muppets… every other time.
Muppets Now, whose first episode hit Disney+ on Friday, is mainly a digital diversity indicate, with every section being hosted by a certain felted friend. And the indicate is stitched together by fourth wall-breaking govt producers Scooter and Kermit, making your whole thing feel a minute bit bit cherish a G-rated model of the within the abet of-the-scenes Muppets comedy that aired on ABC from 2015 to 2016.
Episode 1 opens on Lifesty With Omit Piggy, an unfortunately titled draw of life vlog by which Kermit’s hoofed honey explores the latest in extreme Hollywood magnificence ways, together with a “face-slapping rub down” that appears to be like loads rougher on Piggy than on celeb customer Taye Diggs. Talking of notorious company, Piggy is next joined by Dreary to Me’s Linda Cardellini as a contributor — alongside magnificence icons Janice and Rosie the Sheep — to Piggy’s magnificence roundtable bellow.
Further segments consist of Muppet Masters, by which Walter exposes his co-stars’ hidden abilities (Kermit’s photobombing abilities are surprisingly hilarious); Okey Dokey Kookin, a cooking competition indicate hosted by “feathered foodie” Beverly Plume; and Mup End and Deepest, the achieve Kermit interviews a celeb customer — on this case, RuPaul. (I won’t lie, I would hold most fashionable a Whisk Drag parody sketch than a snoozy sit-down interview with the enduring bound queen… out of bound.)
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