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Overall B

Shot on location in New York during the summer of 1983, The Muppets Take Manhattan follows a group of star-struck college graduates who decide to take their variety show to the Big Apple. These aspiring thespians include Kermit (voice by Jim Henson), Miss Piggy, Fozzie, Animal (voices by Frank Oz) and Gonzo (voice by Dave Goelz).

Violence B
Sexual Content B+
Profanity A-
Substance Use B+

MPAA Rating: G

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The Muppets Take Manhattan

What is unrealistic about Kermit and the other characters’ plan to produce their play on Broadway? What do they learn about perseverance?

How do misunderstandings lead to jealousy and hurt feelings in this story?

 

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