-->''Cut to interviews? [[SelfDeprecation That is just a totally overused device to make easy jokes.]] [[HypocriticalHumor You know, talking to the camera about how you really feel, and then cutting back and saying something completely different! I just hate that!]]\\
* woosh*\\
I love it! Great device!''\\
-- Gonzo

'''''The Muppets''''' is a live-action series co-created by Bill Prady and Bob Kushell, set to air on {{Creator/ABC}} in the fall of 2015, and Franchise/TheMuppets' first full-fledged TV series since ''Series/MuppetsTonight'' nearly 20 years prior. In a similar style to ''Series/TheOffice'' and ''Series/ParksAndRecreation'' it is a single camera mockumentary, featuring cutaway interviews with the Muppets to glean insights about their personal lives and triumphs and disappointments. Essentially, it's "a more adult Muppet show--for children of all ages."

Watch the trailer [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIdJLz_4C34 here.]]

!!This series features examples of the following tropes:
* BlatantLies: No, Miss Piggy certainly did not quit her new movie for Kermit.
* ConeOfShame: Rowlf sports one early in the trailer.
* {{Eagleland}}: Sam, as per usual.
-->'''Sam''': God Bless America, and its ''magnificent'' [[{{Creator/ABC}} broadcasting company!]]
* FantasticRacism: Fozzie is dating a human woman, and her parents are ''not'' happy about it.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Wouldn't be the Muppets without it. Of particular note is Fozzie's human girlfriend and her parents' disapproval.
* HypocriticalHumor: Gonzo derides the mockumentary cutaway format (in such a cutaway), citing it as a way to make cheap jokes based on this...and then promptly expresses his support of the idea around the others.
* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: Features all your favorite Muppets, as well as the ones '''nobody''' remembers, ''[[UpToEleven even those Muppets themselves!]]''
-->'''Kermit''': And you are...?
-->'''Chip'''[[note]]a Muppet created for ''Series/TheJimHensonHour'' and last seen in ''Film/MuppetsFromSpace''[[/note]]: I think I was in a holiday special or something.
* SureLetsGoWithThat: Gonzo's response to Piggy guessing his name is Gary.
* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: Kermit and Piggy have since broken up, and he's dating another pig, Denise (who is herself an {{Expy}} of ''Series/MuppetsTonight'' character Spamela Hamderson).
->'''Waldorf''': Uh, which way do I turn the knob if I think this Muppet show is terrible?\\
'''Statler''': To the left.\\
'''Waldorf''': It won't go any further!\\
'''Statler''': Sure it will! I turned mine so far I broke it!\\
'''[[JustForFun/StatlerAndWaldorf Both]]''': Do-ho-ho-ho!