History Characters / TheMuppets

18th Dec '16 4:31:09 PM pwiegle
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--> '''Kermit:''' We hired him to act cute, so the rest of us don't have to.



* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Downplayed, but someone called "Dominic Badguy" probably isn't the most heroic character. He manages to persuade the Muppets that it's pronounced "badge-ee".

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* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Downplayed, but someone called "Dominic Badguy" probably isn't the most heroic character. He manages to persuade the Muppets that it's pronounced "badge-ee"."bahd-gee".
8th Dec '16 1:56:40 PM TropesForever
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* TheFriendNobodyLikes: In the 2015 show, he's treated as this due to his obscurity and weirdness, havin been pranked at least once via email. He doesn't mind.

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* TheFriendNobodyLikes: In the 2015 show, he's treated as this due to his obscurity and weirdness, havin having been pranked at least once via email. He doesn't mind.
8th Dec '16 12:11:05 PM TropesForever
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->Karen Prell (1984-1985)//

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->Karen Prell (1984-1985)//(1984-1985)\\
7th Dec '16 10:23:42 PM TropesForever
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->Karen Prell/Julianne Buescher

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->Karen Prell/Julianne BuescherPrell (1984-1985)//
Julianne Buescher (1994-2015)
6th Dec '16 12:01:48 AM TropesForever
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->Gord Robertson/Dave Goelz

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->Gord Robertson/Dave GoelzRobertson (1989)\\
Dave Goelz (2015)
29th Oct '16 1:01:34 PM TropesForever
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%% Zero Context Example entries are not allowed on wiki pages. All such entries have been commented out. Add context to the entries before uncommenting them.



* DemotedToExtra: After the early 1990's.
* HalfDressedCartoonAnimal
* KidAppealCharacter: A parody.

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* DemotedToExtra: After the early 1990's.
*
1990s.
%%*
HalfDressedCartoonAnimal
* %%* KidAppealCharacter: A parody.



* PingPongNaivete

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* %%* PingPongNaivete



* [[AmbiguouslyBrown Ambiguously Purple]]

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* AscendedExtra: He actually started off as this, as a new member of the band in some later specials (including ''The Muppets at Walt Disney World'') and then got promoted to a main character for ''Series/MuppetsTonight''. Now he's come full-circle...
%%*
[[AmbiguouslyBrown Ambiguously Purple]]



* DemotedToExtra: He was the last Muppet designed by Jim Henson and it seems they had something planned for this guy. But after ''Series/MuppetsTonight'' went off the air...
** He actually started off as an AscendedExtra, as a new member of the band in some later specials (including ''The Muppets at Walt Disney World'') and then got promoted to a main character for ''Series/MuppetsTonight''. Now he's come full-circle...
** But now that Kevin Clash has resigned, who knows what will happen?
* DreadlockRasta

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* DemotedToExtra: He was the last Muppet designed by Jim Henson and it seems they had something planned for this guy. But after ''Series/MuppetsTonight'' went off the air...
** He actually started off as an AscendedExtra, as a new member of the band in some later specials (including ''The Muppets at Walt Disney World'')
air, and then got promoted to a main character for ''Series/MuppetsTonight''. Now he's come full-circle...
** But now that
Kevin Clash has resigned, who knows what will happen?
*
resigned...
%%*
DreadlockRasta



* TheUtterlyAndCompletelyDefinitiveGuideToCool: So he says.

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* %%* TheUtterlyAndCompletelyDefinitiveGuideToCool: So he says.



* AIIsACrapshoot

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* %%* AIIsACrapshoot



* RobotBuddy

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* %%* RobotBuddy



* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}
* ConspicuousCGI

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* %%* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}
* %%* ConspicuousCGI



* FunPersonified

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* %%* FunPersonified



* {{Shapeshifter}}

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* %%* MixAndMatchCritters
%%*
{{Shapeshifter}}



* BerserkButton[=/=]InsistentTerminology: Calling him a shrimp rather than a prawn.

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* BerserkButton[=/=]InsistentTerminology: BerserkButton: Calling him a shrimp rather than a prawn.



* TheCasanova: Although sometimes he is a...
** CasanovaWannabe

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* TheCasanova: Although sometimes he is a...
**
%%* TheCasanova
%%*
CasanovaWannabe



* LovableSexManiac
* {{Malaproper}}: Related to:
* TheNicknamer

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* InsistentTerminology: He is a ''King Prawn'', okay? Not a ''Shrimp''.
%%* LatinLover
%%*
LovableSexManiac
* {{Malaproper}}: Related to:
*
%%* {{Malaproper}}
%%*
TheNicknamer



* BearyFunny
* BearsAreBadNews: Well, not really.

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* BearyFunny
* BearsAreBadNews: Well, not really.
%%* BearyFunny



* DeadpanSnarker: Deadpan ''everything''.
* TheDitz

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* %%* DeadpanSnarker: Deadpan ''everything''.
* %%* TheDitz



* MinionWithAnFInEvil: In two separate movies now.
* SmallNameBigEgo

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* %%* MinionWithAnFInEvil: In two separate movies now.
* %%* SmallNameBigEgo



* CasanovaWannabe

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* %%* CasanovaWannabe



* LoungeLizard

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* %%* LoungeLizard



* EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys

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* %%* EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys



* UnfortunateName

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* UnfortunateName
UnfortunateName: It sounds like "Salmonella", a type of virus.



* LesserStar

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* %%* LesserStar



* IneffectualSympatheticVillain
* MadDoctor
* SissyVillain

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* %%* IneffectualSympatheticVillain
* %%* MadDoctor
* %%* SissyVillain



* BigEater

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* %%* BigEater



* ComedicSociopathy

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* %%* ComedicSociopathy



* FlatCharacter
* JerkAss

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* %%* FlatCharacter
* %%* JerkAss



* {{Adorkable}}

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* %%* {{Adorkable}}



* {{Fanboy}}: Of the Muppets.
** FridgeLogic: ... when he is a Muppet himself. Not that he knew that to begin with, anyway.
*** Though part of the reason he likes the Muppets in the first place is because they're the only ones out there like him.

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* {{Fanboy}}: Of the Muppets.
** FridgeLogic: ... when
Muppets. Because he is a Muppet himself. Not ''is one'' himself, not that he knew that to begin with, anyway.
*** Though part of the reason he likes the Muppets in the first place is because they're the only ones out there like him.
new that.



%%* HiddenTalents: He can whistle, but he didn't think of it as a talent until he was put on the spot and had to do something to fill time.

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%%* * HiddenTalents: He can whistle, but he didn't think of it as a talent until he was put on the spot and had to do something to fill time.



* OriginalGeneration

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* %%* OriginalGeneration



* ArtificialIntelligence
* ComputerVoice

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* %%* ArtificialIntelligence
* %%* ComputerVoice



* DoAnythingRobot
* TheEighties

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* %%* DoAnythingRobot
* %%* TheEighties



* RoboSpeak

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* %%* RoboSpeak



* BigBad
* FatSweatySouthernerInAWhiteSuit

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* BigBad
BigBad: Of ''Film/TheMuppetMovie''.
* FatSweatySouthernerInAWhiteSuit
FatSweatySouthernerInAWhiteSuit: He's fat, wears a white suit, sells fried food, and is evil.



* MinionWithAnFInEvil

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* %%* MinionWithAnFInEvil



* HeelFaceTurn

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* %%* HeelFaceTurn



* AntiVillain
* BigBad
* [[spoiler: KarmaHoudini: Or not, considering his escape boat sprang a leak. Even if he did manage to swim back to Treasure Island, the treasure itself would have been lost either way.]]
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold

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* AffablyEvil: He's usually nice to Jim.
%%*
AntiVillain
* %%* BigBad
* [[spoiler: FauxAffablyEvil: As the ship's cook, pretending to be nice to everyone.
*
KarmaHoudini: Or [[spoiler:Or not, considering his escape boat sprang a leak. Even if he did manage to swim back to Treasure Island, the treasure itself would have been lost either way.]]
* %%* JerkWithAHeartOfGold



* LovableRogue
* {{Pirate}}

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* %%* LovableRogue
* %%* {{Pirate}}



** HotForTeacher: Again, with Mary.



* HotTeacher

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* %%* HotTeacher



* BigBad
* CorruptCorporateExecutive

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* BigBad
BigBad: Of ''Film/TheMuppets''.
* CorruptCorporateExecutiveCorruptCorporateExecutive: He's an evil oil baron.



* LargeHam

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* %%* LargeHam
14th Oct '16 1:34:33 AM TropesForever
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* HeelFaceTurn: He never actually joins the good guys, but he warns Kermit and the gang about the frog killer, and is overjoyed when [[spoiler: the giant Animal]] scares Doc Hopper away.
2nd Aug '16 12:14:22 PM Smig
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->Gord Robertson/Steve Whitmire

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->Gord Robertson/Steve WhitmireRobertson/Dave Goelz
29th Jul '16 1:32:32 PM Morgenthaler
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* WeaksauceWeakness: Demonstrates extreme stage fright. [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy He quickly overcomes it so it doesn't interfere with his plans.]]

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* WeaksauceWeakness: Demonstrates extreme stage fright. [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy He quickly overcomes it so it doesn't interfere with his plans.]]
plans.
29th Jul '16 4:09:19 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}: Repugnant and cruel as he may be, you have to be when you take out several Russian soldiers nonlethally, while being a frog. [[spoiler:Miss Piggy is out of his league, however]].
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