It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002)
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as Himself - Cameo Appearance
as Himself (scenes deleted)
as Herself - Cameo Appearance
as Sam the Eagle
as Luke Frommage
as Himself - Cameo Appearance
as Swedish Chef
as Dr. John J.D. Dorian
as Dr. Elliot Reed
as Dr. Perry Cox
as Dr. Chris Turk
as Joe Snow
as Executive Assistant
as Uncle Nicky Nut-What
as Handsome Executive
Critic Reviews for It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
A medley of familiar Christmas classics...with a distinct Muppet spin.
There's a brilliant moment that finds Scooter in S&M gear, gyrating in a cage in a leather bar as Kermit ponders a world where he's never been born.
...will never make it onto the list of classic holiday flicks, but it's agreeable enough to warrant a mild recommendation...
Audience Reviews for It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
It's A Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie is the Muppet take on the Christmas classic, It's A Wonderful Life. However, it's a halfhearted effort at best and is more of a spoof than an homage. All the comedy is sloppy, obvious, and overly cartoonish, with none of the craft that the Jim Henson Muppets had. David Arquette and Whoopi Goldberg give weak, bland performances that do nothing for the story. The only thing working for the film is Joan Cusack, whose cartoonishness is at least fun to watch. It's A Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie is little more than a second rate parody film, and slowly deteriorates into a series of loose comedy sketches. Still, it's the Muppets and one can't help but be drawn in by their charm.
The muppets' Christmas show is under threat as an evil woman wants to convert the theatre into a night club. Lots of funny moments and special guests including David Arquette and Whoopi Goldberg. I love Fozzie bear, his heart is in the right place.
You've got the guest cameos, Kermit and the gang trying to save the Muppet Theatre from financial ruin again, and the basic plot from It's a Wonderful Life, everything you'd expect from a Muppet movie. Some fun moments. The celebrities in the lead roles are going over the top in their performances though. And this string of Muppet movies taking the plots of A Christmas Carol, Treasure Island, and The Wizard of Oz don't seem as strong as when the writers come up with original stories.
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie Quotes
|Daniel:||I know that Bitterman changed the contract.|
|Kermit:||Wha- how do you know THAT? Oh, wait a second, you don't run one of those Muppet Internet fan sites, do ya?|
|Daniel's Boss:||When you write the laws of the universe you know where all the loopholes are.|
|Rachel Bitterman:||It's funny how one day can mean so many different things.|
|Kermit:||No way, pal. Bitterman owns the paper, she owns the TV station and 3/4 of the Internet.|
|Daniel:||How could one person own so much?|
|Kermit:||Corporate Synergy. It's out of control. (NBC logo appears on Kermit's foot)|
|Kermit:||Corporate Synergy. It's out of control. [NBC logo appears on Kermit's foot]|