Sunday , 23 November 2014

Reasons “The Muppet Christmas Carol” Is The Best Carol Of Them All


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Twenty years later, and no adaptation can top it.

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1. Michael Caine’s death stare.

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2. A blue furry Charles Dickens.

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3. The most accommodating sidekick.

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4. A frog Tiny Tim who’s more more endearing than any human Tiny Tim.

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5. Which means an even sadder Tiny Tim death.

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6. This guy.

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7. For once a turkey “twice the size of Tiny Tim” isn’t hyperbole.

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8. Two Marleys are better than one.

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9. Rats in grass skirts.

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10. Old Muppets!

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11. The ghost of Christmas yet to come is legitimately scary.

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12. So is the ghost of Christmas past.

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13. They cast Sam the eagle as a Brit.

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14. “When Love is Gone” and the breakdowns it can lead to.

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15. Flying muppets.

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16. Miss Piggy and Kermit as a married couple.

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17. Singing vegetables.

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18. Singing lock boxes

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19. Caroling grapes.

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20. The penguin’s Christmas skating party.

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21. Mean spirited business men played by actual pigs.

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22. Outragged Beaker.

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23. Gift wrapped mouse-sized cheese.

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24. The puns.

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