Hot Legs

Somehow I’d missed seeing this movie until last year—this is one of my favorite scenes. It’s amazing how effortless the puppeteers make this look. If Kermit were a regular bike rider, his legs would have been even more drool-worthy for Charles Durning and his customers. And then there’s the bike’s geometry, which looks a little off. Perhaps Schwinn designed a special “frog” model?

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12 thoughts on “Hot Legs

  1. anna says:

    great, didn’t know that one!

  2. Ashley says:

    Oh my gosh, you know how much I love the Muppet Movie…and I’m pretty sure you used to tease me for this. Hmmm…;) hehe. Love the post, Trish!

  3. Oh my God, that had me on the edge of my seat : )
    Thank God is is okay!

  4. sara says:

    Oh how I love his banjo in his front basket. You know if that movie were made today, Kermit definitely would be wearing a helmet…

  5. scott says:

    Are there really so many songs about rainbows, and what’s on the other side?

  6. Sox says:

    Oh Trisha, that is too funny!

  7. HowardBollixter says:

    Not to be all nerdy or anything but how strange the drivetrain is on the left. Kermie is also apparently a lefty banjo picker, so I thought maybe the pic was backwards but then the sign lettering is OK, so now I’m confused.

  8. Jeffy says:

    Thank you for share.

  9. Allison says:

    Haha, love it T!

  10. dottie says:

    I’d never seen that before and laughed like a little girl at Kermie’s closing line :)

  11. Man says:

    Kermit started a trend and all the Muppets followed…
    here is a picture:

    http://www.grouchoreviews.com/reviews/2425

    (Kermit does stunts in this movie)

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