Friday, March 1, 2024

Muppet Stuff - Searching For "Mostly Muppets" at Zips Toys and More!

 

Join Dave and I as we search for "mostly Muppets" at Zip's Toys and more.

For my full adventure at Zips Toys (and more) with Dave check out the video below from Retro Rest Stop:

More info about Zips Toys

Be sure to check out more videos on our Youtube Channel.

Thursday, February 29, 2024

Happy Leap Day!

Happy Leap Day! Let's celebrate with Kermit "leaping" to the occasion!






Wednesday, February 28, 2024

RIP Richard Lewis (1947-2024)

Comedian and actor Richard Lewis has died.


He began his stand up career in the '70's and performed on many talk shows throughout the last few decades.

Lewis appeared in the 1996 Frito-Lay commercial "Surprise Party" with Miss Piggy and Kathy Ireland.


His other credits include playing Prince John in Prince John Mel Brooks' Robin Hood: Men In Tights, and roles on  7th Heaven, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Simpsons, and most recently Curb Your Enthusiasm playing a heighted version of himself.

Richard Lewis was 76.

Bioworld Beaker (and Bunsen) Items!

Kermit, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzie, and Animal are seen on the majority of merchandise, but we fans know there are plenty of other characters that deserve merch as well. 

Thankfully Bioworld knows this and has made a whole line of products featuring Muppet Lab's faithful assistant Beaker. 

The Muppets Beaker Mini Compact Zip Around Wallet with Dr. Bunsen Honeydew Charm





Get ready to make a lively and whimsical statement with our The Muppets Beaker Mini Zip Around Wallet. Embellished with Beaker, the unforgettable character from The Muppets, this wallet merges fun, style, and function into one compact accessory.
 
This wallet is small but packs all your needs! It has 2 ID slots, 9 total card slots, and It measures approx 4.5" L x 3.5 W x 1.5" when zipped and buttoned closed. Our The Muppets Beaker Mini Zip Around Wallet is a playful yet practical accessory that combines classic Muppet charm with a modern wallet design.

 Bioworld The Muppets Beaker Meep Meep Fuzzy Hair Adult Crew Socks




These crew socks feature an allover print design of Beaker the Lab Assistant with his fun 3D fuzzy Orange hair. Made of soft 98% Polyester, 2% Spandex. These are socks fit sock size 9-11.





These officially licensed adult crew socks feature Beaker and Dr. Bunsen. Includes 1 pair of socks. Made of 98% Polyester, 2% Spandex. Fits men's shoe size 8-12.





One of the most popular characters is Beaker, the Lab Assistant to Dr. Bunson. This beanie features a detailed embroidered 3d character face and hair design of the orange-haired Muppet. It is made of a soft and breathable 100% acrylic fabric.
These Beaker slippers feature a wonderful character style design complete with a 3D nose and fuzzy hair and a high-quality embroidered face on the toe-cap. They have a non-slip sole for extra safety on hardwood and tile floors. The inner lining is a fluffy fleece, and the outer fabric is a sateen polyester. Trust us, you are going to love the slip-on slipper socks! These work for both women and men.

You can order these at the links above and even more Muppet items from Bioworld's Amazon store.

Note: We are part of the Amazon Partner Program and all sales through our links go to supporting the blog. 

Friday, February 23, 2024

Prepare for Zolocon 2024!

The first Zolocon of 2024 is this weekend, so we thought we'd show you all the amazing things we saw at previous shows.  




For my full adventures at Zolocon with Dave check out the videos below from Cinema Sickness/ Retro Rest Stop:






Tickets and information for Zolocon at zolocon.com.

Be sure to check out more videos on our Youtube Channel.

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Run Disney With The Swedish Chef!

Disney announced the chef's for its 2024 Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend and one of the courses (pun intended) will be hosted by The Swedish Chef!


Racers, prepare yourselves for 3.1-miles of Muppety madness hosted by the Swedish Chef during the runDisney 2024 Disney Wine & Dine 5K.

The Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend is held October 31 through November 4, 2024. 


Of course (more puns) there are other Disney chefs hosting different courses (even more puns) for the event as well. 


Tiana and friends from The Princess and The Frog - 10k

Chef Remy and Linguini from Ratatouille 
Half Marathon

Chef Mickey- Disney Two Course Challenge. If you complete both the Disney Wine & Dine 10K and Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon you'll earn a special challenge finisher medal.

The Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend will be from October 31 through November 4, 2024. 

The real question, though is who wants to run a 3.1 miles of "Muppety madness" to get a medal for me?

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Kermit Squishmallow!

After releasing Sesame Street Squishmallows the last few years, Jazwares is now releasing the egg shaped plush featuring The Muppet Show Muppets as well.

So far the only the Muppet Squishmallow available is an 8" Kermit. 


And we thought Kermie couldn't get any cuter! Cuddle up with your favorite Muppet with this Squishmallows plush, designed like a smiling Kermit the Frog.


A Fozzie Squishmallow was spotted at the London Toy Fair, so we should expect to see that released soon too. 

In the meantime. you can order Kermit though Boxlunch.