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11. The Muppet Christmas Carol

Released Wednesday, 16th December 2020
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For the last episode of 2020, Jessica and Melanie take a festive look at the making of the beloved holiday movie "The Muppet Christmas Carol." The 1992 film tells the tale of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" in a uniquely Muppet fashion, with Academy Award winner Michael Caine as Ebenezer Scrooge. Jessica and Melanie reveal behind-the-scenes secrets, insightful backstories, and fun trivia about the movie, as well as share personal stories from listeners about what this classic family film has meant to them over the years. A must listen for any Muppet fan!

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Theme music: “Taste of the French Quarter” by Rob Khurana via Storyblocks.com

SOURCES for this episode: 
https://ew.com/movies/the-muppet-christmas-carol-w…

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2015/dec/21/ho…
https://www.theguardian.com/film/2015/dec/19/chris…

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/f…

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/71757/14-thing…

"The Muppet Christmas Carol" DVD commentary by Brian Henson

http://stylemagazine.com/news/2014/dec/12/why-mupp… 

https://uproxx.com/hidden/the-muppet-christmas-car… 

https://www.vulture.com/2017/12/the-story-behind-t…

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