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Frank Oz Thinks Disney Is Ruining The Muppets: They Don't Get It

Frank Oz Thinks Disney Is Ruining The Muppets: They Don't Get It

Longtime Jim Henson collaborator Frank Oz says that Disney just "does not get The Muppets". The iconic Oz voiced Bert, Miss Piggy, Grover, Animal, and Sam Eagle for The Muppets from 1963 to 2004, which would lead one to believe that he knows a thing or two about how Jim Henson envisioned the characters and their rebellious spirit. The Muppets were taken over by Disney in 2004 and many believe that since then, the true spirit of what Henson always had in mind vanished from the beloved characters.

In a new interview, Frank Oz goes out of his way to say that he's not "knocking" Disney and adds that he's never been asked for any input regarding The Muppets in any way. He clearly doesn't have a problem with Disney since he reprised his role of Yoda for The Last Jedi. But when it comes to The Muppets, something has been missing since Disney took control.

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