The Muppets Take Manhattan
Release: December 15, 1984
Release: December 15, 1984

Kermit and the Muppet clan go to New York to try to get a revue staged on Broadway. Once there, they find this to be quite a daunting task, so each of the Muppets go off in their own direction and find 9 to 5 jobs. But once a producer takes an interest in staging a show and all the friends return, Kermit is struck down with amnesia and vanishes. This was the third big-screen Muppet film (after "The Muppet Movie" and "The Great Muppet Caper") and the final Muppet film to be helmed by Jim Henson. Once again, celebrity cameos and inside-jokes were rampant. Due to the overwhelming success of a flashback sequence that featured the Muppet characters as infants, the series "Muppet Babies" soon followed.

Jill: "(Regarding Kermit's ad line for Ocean Breeze Soap)"
Gill: "No one's ever tried that before."
Kermit: "Why don't you try something like: Ocean Breeze Soap will get you clean?"
Gonzo: "(Regarding "Manhattan Melodies") Maybe we should add more special effects like exploding socks."
Gonzo: "Mr. Mayor! Mr. Mayor, I'm looking for a frog who can sing and dance!"
Ed Koch: "If he can balance the budget, I'll hire him!"
Janice: "Listen, I don't take my clothes off for anyone, even if it IS 'artistic'."
Kermit: "I'm staying! You hear that, New York? THE FROG IS STAYING!"
Brooke: "Is something wrong?"
Masterson: "Do you believe in interspecies dating?"
Brooke: "Well, I've dated some rats before if that's what you mean."
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