Hi, welcome to Muppet Wiki!Please log in to edit this wiki.Joining Wikia is free, and it only takes a minute.We hope that you sign in, and become a member of the community!Click here to join this wiki ==References== ===The Muppets=== * [[Gonzo]] takes a turn as the world-famous archaeologist in the computer game and book ''[[The Great Gonzo in WordRider]]''. * [[Tug Monster]] dresses up as "Indiana Tug" (complete with Jones-style fedora) in the ''[[Little Muppet Monsters]]'' episode "[[Episode 103: The Great Boodini|The Great Boodini]]" as part of the monsters' explorer show. * [[Kermit the Frog|Kermit]] stands in for Indiana Jones at the [[Disney-MGM Studios]] attraction "Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular!" during ''[[The Muppets at Walt Disney World]]''. [[Miss Piggy]] stands in for [[Miss Piggy's Alternate Identities#marion|Marion Ravenwood]], a character from ''Raiders of the Lost Ark''. * [[Palisades Toys]] released an [[Adventure Kermit Action Figure]] based on Kermit's appearance in ''The Muppets at Walt Disney World''. * [[File:Pepe snakes.ogg|link=]] [[Pepe the King Prawn]] provides his own impersonation of Indiana Jones in a gallery of special features included on ''[[Muppet Monster Adventure]]''. He recites his version of the "why did it have to be snakes?" line from ''Raiders of the Lost Ark'' and chuckles at how clever his interpretation is. * In ''[[The Treasure of Peg Leg Wilson]]'' #3, Indiana Jones makes an appearance in the opening two-page spread. * In ''[[The Muppets (2011)|The Muppets]]'', [[Walter]] and [[Gary (The Muppets)|Gary]] have a copy of ''Raiders of the Lost Ark'' on VHS. * In ''[[Tales of a Sixth-Grade Muppet: The Good, the Bad, and the Fuzzy]]'', Danvers tries out a number of superhero outfits. One of them is called Indianapolis Jones. * Design models for [[Fozzie Bear]] as Indiana Jones were created for the PSVita video game ''[[The Muppets Movie Adventures]]'', but never appeared in the final product. * In the 20th anniversary [[Audio Commentaries|audio commentary]] for ''[[The Muppet Christmas Carol]]'', Rizzo suggests that the Muppets should make a spin-off film for [[Fred (Muppet Christmas Carol)|Fred]] entitled "Fred Scrooge and the Temple of Cheese" (a spoof of the title ''Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom''). ===Muppet Babies=== * ''[[Muppet Babies]]'' featured a number of appearances by [[Baby Kermit]]'s alter ego, Indiana Frog, and other references to the franchise. :* The series opening credits featured Kermit swinging past the screen as Jones in front of live-action footage from ''Raiders of the Lost Ark''. :* The episode "[[Episode 104: Raiders of the Lost Muppet|Raiders of the Lost Muppet]]" draws heavily from the plot of ''The Temple of Doom'' and includes scenes from the film. [[Baby Piggy]] refers to Kermit here as her hero, Indiana Frog. :* In "[[Episode 113: Good Clean Fun|Good Clean Fun]]," Indiana Frog helps [[Baby Fozzie]] and Baby Piggy find [[Baby Animal]] in the sewer when they thought he got suck down the bathtub drain. :* In "[[Episode 201: Once Upon an Egg Timer|Once Upon an Egg Timer]]," Baby Kermit's 3 minute story is on Indiana Frog's Adventure to find the lost bark after [[Baby Rowlf]] lose his voice. The title of his story is also called, ''Raiders of the Lost Bark''. :* The fourth season episode "[[Episode 401: Muppetland|Muppetland]]" features a sequence in which [[Skeeter]] imagines a safari-themed amusement park. Swinging through the trees like [[Tarzan]], the babies find themselves in a mining cart racing through caves headed for danger. Footage from ''Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom'' is used and [[John Williams]]' musical motif for the character is briefly incorporated into [[Rob Walsh]]'s score. :* In the episode "[[Episode 406: This Little Piggy Went to Hollywood|This Little Piggy Went to Hollywood]]," [[Baby Piggy]] dreams of being discovered by a famous director in a record store. In walks [[Steven Spielberg|Steven Weirdbird]] (played by [[Baby Gonzo]]) looking to cast a role in his latest film, "[[E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial|ET's]] [[Close Encounters of the Third Kind|Close Encounter]] with Indiana [[Jaws]]." :* In "[[Episode 416: The House That Muppets Built|The House That Muppets Built]]," [[Baby Gonzo]] appears as Quasigonzo (a spoof of [[The Hunchback of Notre Dame|Quasimodo]], a character also famous for swinging about by ropes) living in the bell towers of the Notre Dame cathedral. As he attempts to smother Baby Piggy with kisses, Indiana Frog swings in to save the damsel in distress. :* "Indy" helps Piggy find the Jewel of Tibet in "[[Episode 418: Nanny's Day Off|Nanny's Day Off]]". The episode also makes use of the [[Traveling by map|travel-by-map]] technique used in the Indiana Jones films. :* As Baby Gonzo realizes that he'd rather stick around the calamity created by having several Muppet Babies appear as different characters in "[[Episode 701: Muppet Babies: The Next Generation|Muppet Babies: The Next Generation]]," Indiana Frog swings in from off screen yodeling like [[Tarzan]] to once again save Baby Piggy. :* On the run from the other Babies in "[[Episode 713: Whose Tale Is It, Anyway?|Whose Tale Is It, Anyway?]]", Gonzo (in fedora) and Animal ride in a red wagon that doubles as a mining cart which intercuts with footage from the ''Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom'' mining cart chase. * The comic book [[Muppet_Babies_(comic_book)#star05|''Muppet Babies'' #5]] featured "[[:Image:MuppetBabiesComic-issue5.jpg|The Idol of Doom]]," another spoof. * In the 2018 episode "[[Episode 101: Sir Kermit the Brave / Animal Fly Airplane|Sir Kermit the Brave]]," the babies are seen running away from a large boulder using footage lifted from ''Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark''. ===Sesame Street=== * [[Episode 2687]] featured [[Jeff Goldblum]] as [[Bob]]'s brother, [[Minneapolis Johnson|Minneapolis]]. In contrast to Bob's established reserved personality, his brother is an Indiana Jones-type archaeologist on the hunt for the Golden Cabbage of [[Snufertiti]]. * When [[Big Bird]] and [[Mr. Snuffleupagus|Snuffy]] go on an adventure in ''Sesame Street'' [[Episode 3135]], Snuffy wears an Indiana Jones style fedora on their adventure and an Indy look-alike is repeatedly chased down [[Sesame Street (location)|Sesame Street]] by a large boulder. * To illustrate the arrival of special effects in movie making, a large spherical stone crashes through a wall in ''[[A Brief History of Motion Pictures]]''. The music hints at the adventurous theme written for Indiana Jones by [[John Williams]], and the prop is a direct reference to the opening action sequence of the first film. * A [[Multimuppet]] explorer hums a bit of the film's iconic theme score in [[Episodio 756|an episode]] of ''[[Plaza Sésamo]]''. * The ''[[Shalom Sesame]]'' episode [[Show 10: Passover|Passover]] featured a parody titled "Jerusalem Jones and the Lost Afikomen" starring [[Sarah Jessica Parker]] as Jerusalem Jones. * [[Episode 4161]] of ''Sesame Street'' features [[Telly Monster]] as Texas Telly in the Golden Triangle of Destiny. He and [[Chris]] are chased down Sesame Street by a giant boulder underscored with a spoof of John Williams' ''Indiana Jones'' theme. The episode features appearances by three other adventure heroes -- [[Minnesota Mel]], [[Wyoming Walt]] and [[Virginia Virginia]]. * ''[[Elmo and Friends: Tales of Adventure]]'' is designed with an Indiana Jones theme. The front cover features an original illustration of archaeological ruins, the title is written in a font made to resemble that of the Indiana Jones franchise, the DVD menus include weathered maps similar to those seen in memorable transition scenes from the films and [[Elmo]] appears on the main menu wearing Indiana Jones' trademark brown pants and jacket, as well as a fedora. He's even animated swinging on a vine as the menu starts over. * In the [[Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures]] episode, "Wise Old Duck", Bert and Ernie pretend they are Indiana Jones-type explorers. They dress like Indiana Jones and run away from a giant egg in the vein of the giant boulder in ''Raiders of the Lost Ark''. * In the "[[Elmo the Musical]]" segment, "Guacamole the Musical," Elmo must collect onion from the Temple of Spoons, spoofing ''Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom''. * In ''[[Elmo's Super Numbers]]'', [[Cookie Monster]] cosplays at Numeric-Con as "In-Three-ana Jones." He opens his treasure (shaped like the Ark of the Covenant) to find three snack cakes inside. He moans, "Cakes...why it have to be cakes?" ===Other=== * For the storytelling festival in the ''[[Bear in the Big Blue House]]'' episode "[[Episode 238: What's the Story?|What's the Story?]]," Pip and Pop read from "The Adventures of Clamiana Jones." The book appeared in [[Doc Hogg's Office|Doc Hogg's waiting room]] in "[[Episode 316: That Healing Feeling|That Healing Feeling]]" and Pip and Pop suggested the book for Bear to read at his weekly book club in "[[Episode 323: Read My Book|Read My Book]]." * The ''Bear in the Big Blue House'' book ''[[Raiders of the Lost Cheese]]'' and corresponding [[Episode 202: Raiders of the Lost Cheese|episode]] spoofs ''Raiders of the Lost Ark''. Return to Indiana Jones. Retrieved from "https://muppet.fandom.com/wiki/Indiana_Jones"