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Kermit The Frog: We've Been Together For Many, Many Years

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Kermit The Frog was here to talk about the DVD and Blu Ray release of ‘Muppets Most Wanted'. Here Kermit and the gang sing about Hollywood and sequels.

Fun facts about Kermit The Frog: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) He is Jim Henson's most famous Muppet creation, first introduced in 1955. He is the protagonist of many Muppet projects, most notably on The Muppet Show, and Sesame Street, as well as in movies, specials, and public service announcements throughout the years. Henson originally performed Kermit until his death on May 16, 1990; Steve Whitmire has performed Kermit since that time. He was voiced by Frank Welker in Muppet Babies and occasionally in other animation projects.

2) Kermit performed the hit single "Rainbow Connection" in 1979 for The Muppet Movie, the first feature-length film featuring Henson's Muppets. The song reached No. 25 on the Billboard Hot 100. Kermit's iconic look and voice have been recognizable worldwide since, and in 2006, the character was credited as the author of Before You Leap: A Frog's Eye View of Life's Greatest Lessons, which is an "autobiography" told from the perspective of the character himself.

3) Initially, Kermit was a lizard-like creature. He subsequently made a number of television appearances before his status as a frog was established, which was shortly before Sesame Street began. His collar was added at the time to make him seem more frog like and to conceal the seam between his head and body.

‘Muppets Most Wanted' comes out on DVD and Blu Ray on Tuesday, August 12th.

Twitter: @KermitTheFrog


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