German title, as aired on TV.

Produced by: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
Release Date: December 7, 2006
Discs: 1
Region: 2

German DVD cover.

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Muppets Der Zauberer von Oz is the German dub of The Muppets' Wizard of Oz, that premiered on German Disney Channel (pay-TV) on November 19, 2005, before it was released on DVD on December 7, 2006, shortly before its free-TV airdate of December 25, 2006 (Christmas Day). As is common practice with DVD releases, only the English title card is included on the disc, while TV airings continue to show the German title.

This dubbed version is not the extended cut found on the US release, but the shorter version that initially aired on TV.

In contrast to previous Disney-supervised dubs, only spoken dialogue is dubbed into German, all songs remain in English.

This movie also marks the first time since Die Muppets Weihnachtsgeschichte (The Muppet Christmas Carol) that major voice artist replacements have taken place for most of the main characters. These new voices have since been used on the German dubs of Studio DC: Almost Live and Die Muppets: Briefe an den Weihnachtsmann (A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa).

Voices

English Name German Name German Voice Actor
Dorothy Gale Leoni Kristin Oeffinger
Kermit the Frog /
Scarecrow
Kermit der Frosch /
Vogelscheuche
Niko Macoulis
Miss Piggy /
Four Witches
Miss Piggy /
Vier Hexen
Claus-Peter Damitz
Gonzo /
Tin Thing
Gonzo /
Blechmann
Bernd Simon
Rizzo the Rat Rizzo die Ratte
Fozzie Bear /
Cowardly Lion
Fozzie BĂ€r /
Ängstlicher Löwe
Gerd Meyer
Pepe the King Prawn / Toto Pepe die Königskrabbe / Toto Manfred Trilling
Scooter Tina Höltel
Sam the Eagle Sam der Adler Norbert Gastell
Dr. Bunsen Honeydew Dr. Honigtau Bunsenbrenner Mogens von Gadow
Beaker Hartmut Neugebauer
Animal Das Tier
The Swedish Chef Der dÀnische Koch Peter MusÀus
Angel Marie Engelchen Marie
Sweetums Manfred Erdmann
Johnny Fiama Crock Krumbiegel
Sal Minella Thomas Albus
Crazy Harry
Owl Eule
Crow KrÀhe
Earl
Old Tom Alter Tom Klaus Höhne
Statler
Waldorf Karl-Heinz Krolzyk
Dr. Teeth Dr. Goldzahn Michael RĂŒth
Rat Ratte
Clifford Ekkehardt Belle
Uncle Henry Onkel Henry
Aunt Em Tante Em Bettina Redlich
The Wizard
(and most of his appearances)
Der Zauberer
(und seine meisten Erscheinungen)
Fred Maire
The Wizard (female form) Der Zauberer (weibliche Form) Carin C. Tietze
Quentin Tarantino Martin Umbach
Weatherman Wettermann Mike Carl
Theater Man Mann im Schutzraum Stefan GĂŒnther
  • Additional Voices: Veronika Neugebauer, Ulf Söhmisch, Cyrill Geffken, Gerhard Jilka, Elisabeth von Koch, Angela Wiederhut

Crew

  • Dubbing Studio/German Adaptation: FFS Film- & Fernseh-Synchron GmbH
  • Script Translator/Editor and Voice Director: Hartmut Neugebauer

Releases

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