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Entertainment Weekly is a magazine published since 1990 about the entertainment industry.


October 2010[]


The magazine's October 22/29, 2010 "The Reunions Issue" (out October 14, 2010) featured a two-page photo spread with the cast of The Muppet Show, and a one-page interview with Kermit, Miss Piggy, Gonzo and Fozzie.

The two-page photo includes cast members "Sgt. Floyd Pepper, Animal, Janice, Zoot, Sam the Eagle, the Swedish Chef, Rowlf, Dr. Teeth, Sweetums, Rizzo the Rat, Scooter, Waldorf, Statler, Miss Piggy, Kermit, Beaker, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Gonzo, Fozzie, and two of Gonzo's chicken friends." Also included on the reunion photograph are two characters that have never appeared on The Muppet Show: Bubba the Rat and Yolanda the Rat. Photography credit went to Art Streiber, who shot the Muppets at Walt Disney Studios on August 26, 2010 in Burbank, CA.

November 2010[]


The magazine's November 12/19, 2010 issue (out November 4, 2010) featured a two-page spread about the new Muppet movie, now officially simply re-titled "The Muppets". The article featured a summary of the film's concept along with quotes from the movie's co-writer/co-star Jason Segel and director James Bobin.

The spread is also notable for featuring the first publicly available images of Walter, posing at a mock table read for the film alongside Segel, Kermit, Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzie, Scooter, Rowlf, Bunsen, Beaker, Animal, Sam Eagle, the Swedish Chef, Statler, Waldorf, Sweetums, two rats and a chicken.

August 2011[]

The magazine's August 22/29, 2011 issue (out August 14, 2011) featured a Fall Movie Preview featuring a two-page spread for The Muppets.

The two-page "Fall Movie Preview" spread includes cast members Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Animal, Fozzie, Kermit, Scooter and Miss Poogy. There's also a picture in this issue where Jason Segel and Walter are seen opening up a soccer ball as one of their Christmas presents.

November 2011[]

Kermit the Frog graced the cover of a November 2011 issue, with an accompanying article on The Muppets.

Minor cover appearances[]

Online Appearances[]


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  • March 21, 2012: Kermit, Miss Piggy and Walter appeared in a video to promote the home video release of The Muppets.
  • August 20, 2014: Kermit and Pepe are interviewed on their cinematic careers, accompanied with clips from various Muppet movies. (YouTube)
  • July 31, 2020: Kermit, Miss Piggy, Walter, Gonzo, Pepe and Scooter preview Muppets Now. (YouTube)

Muppet Mentions[]

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01. Homer Simpson from The Simpsons
02. Harry Potter from the Harry Potter series
03. Buffy from Buffy the Vampire Slayer
04. Tony Soprano from The Sopranos
05. The Joker from The Dark Knight
06. Rachel Green from Friends
07. Edward Scissorhands from Edward Scissorhands
08. Hannibal Lecter from The Silence of the Lambs and its sequels
09. Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City
10. SpongeBob SquarePants from SpongeBob SquarePants
11. Cosmo Kramer from Seinfeld
12. Fox Mulder and Dana Scully from The X-Files
13. Jack Sparrow from the Pirates of the Caribbean series
14. Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski from The Big Lebowski
15. Shrek from the Shrek series
16. Bridget Jones from the Bridget Jones series
17. Lara Croft from the Tomb Raider franchise
18. Sue Sylvester from Glee
19. Morpheus from The Matrix series
20. Ally McBeal from Ally McBeal
21. Roseanne Conner from Roseanne
22. Eric Cartman from South Park
23. Austin Powers from the Austin Powers series
24. Felicity Porter from Felicity
25. Woody from the Toy Story series
26. Kavalier and Clay from The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
27. Frasier from Frasier
28. Madea from several Tyler Perry films and plays
29. Vincent Vega and Jules Winnfield from Pulp Fiction
30. "Stephen Colbert" from The Colbert Report
31. Forrest Gump from Forrest Gump
32. Beavis and Butt-Head from Beavis and Butt-Head
33. Sarah Connor from Terminator 2: Judgment Day
34. Cher from Clueless
35. Dexter Morgan from Dexter
36. Gollum from The Lord of the Rings
37. Keyser Söze from The Usual Suspects
38. Elmo from Sesame Street
39. Gob Bluth from Arrested Development
40. Ron Burgundy from Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
41. Harold and Kumar from the Harold & Kumar series
42. Sydney Bristow from Alias
43. Cal Stephanides from Middlesex
44. Jack Bauer from 24
45. Stewie Griffin from Family Guy
46. Jerry Maguire from Jerry Maguire
47. Corky St. Clair for Waiting for Guffman
48. Red from The Shawshank Redemption
49. Vivian Ward from Pretty Woman
50. Pearl the Landlord from
51. Omar Little from The Wire
52. Annie Wilkes from Misery
53. Edward Cullen from the Twilight saga
54. Juno from Juno
55. Tracy Jordan from 30 Rock
56. Barney Stinson from How I Met Your Mother
57. Clayton Bigsby from Chappelle's Show
58. Thelma and Louise from Thelma & Louise
59. Master Chief from the Halo series
60. Mary Jones from Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Saphhire
61. Vic Mackey from The Shield
62. Jimmy Corrigan from Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth
63. John Locke from Lost
64. Maximus from Gladiator
65. Lorelai and Rory Gilmore from Gilmore Girls
66. Allie and Noah from The Notebook
67. Borat from Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
68. Effie White from Dreamgirls
69. Miranda Priestly from The Devil Wears Prada
70. Mary Katherine Gallagher from Saturday Night Live
71. Det. Alonzo Harris from Training Day
72. Kara "Starbuck" Thrace from Battlestar Galactica
73. Catherine Trammell from Basic Instinct
74. Don Draper from Mad Men
75. David Brent from The Office (original version)
76. Tyler Durden from Fight Club
77. Mimi Marquez from Rent
78. Patty Hewes from Damages
79. Elphaba from Wicked
80. Gorillaz, the animated rock band
81. Amanda Woodward from Melrose Place
82. Tracy Flick from Election
83. Jen Yu from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
84. Dr. Gregory House from House, M.D.
85. Daniel Plainview from There Will Be Blood
86. Karen Walker and Jack McFarland from Will & Grace
87. Tony Stark from the Iron Man series
88. Napoleon Dynamite from Napoleon Dynamite
89. Wikus van de Merwe from District 9
90. Marge Gunderson from Fargo
91. Hancock from Hancock
92. Christopher Boone from The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
93. Game Boys: Nathan Drake from the Uncharted series; Kratos from the God of War series; and Niko Bellic from Grand Theft Auto IV
94. Truman from The Truman Show
95. Wilhelmina from Ugly Betty
96. Bernie Mac from The Bernie Mac Show
97. Violet Weston from August: Osage County
98. Lisbeth Salander from The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and its sequels
99. The Bride from Kill Bill
100. Tim Riggins from Friday Night Lights

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