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Home video releases of The Muppet Christmas Carol.


VHS Releases

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1993 The only American VHS release of the film; holds the "home-video edit" (or "extended cut") of the film which includes the song "When Love Is Gone." Distributed by Buena Vista, under the Jim Henson Video label.

Laserdisc Releases

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1993 Presented in widescreen, and is also the extended version. Distributed by Buena Vista Home Video.

DVD Releases

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2002 Single disc featuring the full screen transfer of the film and bonus features. It held the "home-video edit" (or "extended cut") of the film which includes the song "When Love Is Gone." Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.

Disc Features

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2005 A single disc titled "The Muppet Christmas Carol: Kermit's 50th Anniversary Edition" was released in 2005 to recognize Kermit's 50th anniversary. This DVD holds both the theatrical edit of the film and the "home-video edit" (or "extended cut") of the film. The widescreen version is of the theatrical cut (not seen since the film was in theaters); and the Full Screen presentation of the film is of the extended cut that includes the song "When Love Is Gone." Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.

Catalogue number 40474

Disc Features

  • The Muppet Christmas Carol (Widescreen & Full Screen)
  • Audio Commentary with director Brian Henson (Full Screen only)
  • Pepe's Profiles: Gonzo - A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Weirdo
  • Christmas Around the World
  • On the Set - Blooper Reel
  • Live-Video Menus with Kermit
  • In 2009, this was repackaged with a set of Make-A-Muppet magnet sheets.
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2012 A single disc DVD was released on November 6, 2012 (coinciding with the release of the film also in a Blu-ray/digital copy combo pack). This disc's content is identical to the 2005 DVD, with the exception of having a different disc label. Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.

Blu-ray Releases

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2012

"It's Not Easy Being Scrooge" Special EditionA 2-disc 20th anniversary Blu-ray edition was released on November 6, 2012. The Blu-ray combo pack includes a Blu-ray disc with the film along with new bonus features in addition to some previously released DVD features; plus a second "digital copy" disc containing the film for portable devices. This release holds only the theatrical cut. Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.

Disc Features

  • Disney Intermission: Press β€œPause” and see what happens when the Muppets Show up at your door to sing your Christmas Carols – Muppet Style!
  • Muppet Audio Commentary: All New Audio Commentary from your favorite Muppets – Kermit, Gonzo, Rizzo, and More!
  • Blooper Reel
  • Frogs, Pigs, and Humbug: A Behind the Scenes Look
  • Christmas Around the World with Gonzo and Rizzo
  • Audio Commentary from Brian Henson
  • Pepe's Profiles: Gonzo - A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Weirdo
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2012 This 3-disc set, sold exclusively at Amazon.com, contains the same discs as the above edition as well as the 2012 DVD.

International Releases

Cover Year Notes
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1990s Australian VHS release.
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1993 First UK VHS release.
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1993 Japanese VHS release. Distributed by Jim Henson Video/Buena Vista Home Video.
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1994 UK VHS release, contains the "extended cut" which features the song "When Love Is Gone". Distributed by Jim Henson Video.


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90s O Conto De Natal Dos Muppets , her named "O Natal Dos Muppets" for some reason, Brazilian VHS release.
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2001 UK VHS re-release, by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.
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2002 The first UK region 2 DVD edition of The Muppet Christmas Carol was released in 2002 by Walt Disney Home Entertainment. The video transfer is presented in full-frame format, but does not include the musical number "When Love Is Gone", which was present on most other home video releases. Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.

Menus, special features and audio commentary are as per the original American release.

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2000s Australian "special edition" DVD Release. Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.
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2003 Japanese DVD release. Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.
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2004 Chinese DVD release. Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.
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2000s Australian DVD re-release, promoting "Kermit's 50th Anniversary." Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.
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2000s O Conto De Natal Dos Muppets , Brazilian DVD release.
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2005 UK DVD re-release billed as "Kermit's 50th Anniversary Edition." This version features the widescreen edition of the film omitting the song "The Love is Gone." It also excludes the audio commentary and the feature "Frogs, Pigs and Humbug" from the 2002 UK release. Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.
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2006 Repackaging of the 2005 UK DVD. Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.
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2007 Repackaging of the 2005 UK DVD. Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.
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2008 Repackaging of the 2005 UK DVD. Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.
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2009 Australian DVD re-release. Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.
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2012 Repackaging of the 2005 UK DVD as part of "The Muppets Classic Collection." Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.


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2010s O Conto De Natal Dos Muppets , Brazilian DVD re-release.
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2010s Australian Blu-ray release. Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.
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2013 UK DVD re-release under "The Muppets - Six Movie Collection." Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.
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2015 Repackaging of the 2005 UK DVD. Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.
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2018 Repackaging of the 2005 UK DVD in exclusive "Festive Collection" O-ring sleeve by HMV UK. Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.
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