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They are down in the basement

They're down in basement everybody knows, Little Muppet Monsters! They have a crazy gizmo and they're putting on a show, Little Muppet Monsters!

After the success of Jim Henson's Muppet Babies, Jim Henson and Marvel Productions wanted another show. Thus, they created a mixed live action and animated series for CBS, Little Muppet Monsters (which ran in an hour-long format with Muppet Babies, billed as Muppets, Babies and Monsters). The concept was three live action muppet monsters: Tug (Richard Hunt), Molly (Camille Bonora), and Boo (David Rudman), ran their own TV station from the basement of the Muppets' apartment building. The show mixed live-action Muppet segments with animated bits, including Pigs In Space, Kermit and Fozzie: Private Eye, 'Muppet Sport Shorts with Animal, and other supporting segments.

However, due to various issues (see the Trivia page), the show was pulled after three episodes and was swiftly cancelled, though theme song remained in the closing credits to Muppet Babies until that show ended its' run in 1991.


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