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Trivia: The Muppet Movie
  • Actor Allusion: One for Mel Brooks: he has his profession written on the back of his suit, which he's done in many of his films before (Blazing Saddles) and since.
  • All-Star Cast: Between the Muppets themselves and all the cameos...
    • Including, behind the scenes, Tim Burton and John Landis, who were amongst the numerous people called in to operate the Muppets for the final number.
  • Hey, It's That Guy!: Of course there are lots of cameos, but among the major human parts...
  • Hey, It's That Voice!: Max later appeared in Finding Nemo as one of the tank fish, Gurgle (the one who's obsessed with cleanliness).
  • Reality Subtext: Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy made their last appearance in the film - Henson was inspired to make the Muppets because of him. Bergen died not long after his scene was shot, and the film is dedicated to him.
  • Talking to Himself: One of the benefits of this and the other feature films was the opportunity it afforded for characters like Jim Henson's Kermit and Rowlf, Frank Oz's Piggy and Fozzie, etc., to interact in a way that wasn't always technically feasible on television.
  • What Could Have Been: Visit here for an analysis on a draft script, but the biggest one to note is the recurring appearance of Henry Kissinger, whose entire schtick is that he's not cast in the movie, not even for the Framing Device. Hilarious in Hindsight again?
    • Henson wanted Hopper to have a Heel-Face Turn at the end, but Frank Oz disagreed, and won out.

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