D23: The Official Disney Fan Club is going to be offering a celebration of The Muppets ahead of The Muppet Show arriving on Disney+ on February 19th. However, this isn’t the only thing to celebrate with The Muppets! it is also the 25th anniversary of Muppet Treasure Island and the 30th anniversary of Dinosaurs. Because of all of this, D23 is going to celebrate for an entire week with some fun Muppetational events!
First off, A Muppetational Legacy with D23 will premiere Thursday, February 18, 2021, at 7 p.m. EST / 4 p.m. PST. It will be available on D23.com, Facebook.com/DisneyD23, and YouTube.com/DisneyD23. This special celebration will have Leigh Slaughter (Vice President, Muppets Studio) hosting Bill Barretta (Puppeteer, Pepe, Rowlf, Swedish Chef), Dave Goelz (Puppeteer, Gonzo, Bunsen Honeydew, Waldorf), Kevin Bishop (actor, Jim Hawkins), and Brian Henson (Puppeteer, Director, Producer, Chairman of The Jim Henson Company) for a fun conversation that takes a look at Disney Legend Jim Henson and the fantastic collaboration between The Muppets and Disney.
What do you think of this Muppetational celebration? Will you be tuning in? Share your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!