Movie Date: 'The Muppets' Reunited and it Feels So Good

Friday, November 25, 2011 - 12:00 AM

Piano-player extraordinaire Rowlf the Dog, the canine with the golden paws. Now on view at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria. (Photo by John E. Barrett. (c) The Muppets Studio, LLC.)

Who doesn't get chills when they hear the opening banjo riff to "Rainbow Connection"? That was the popular tune payed by a lovable Kermit the Frog in the original 'Muppet Movie' way back in 1979. This week, 'The Muppets' return to the screen after a long hiatus. When Muppet-master Jim Henson died in 1990, some thought these lovable puppets might be gone for good. But they got the whole band back together for a Muppets reunion, with help from Jason Segel and Amy Adams.

Takeaway 'Movie Date' podcasters Rafer Guzman and Kristen Meinzer take a trip down memory lane and talk about what the new installment of the series brings to the table.

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