The Muppet Show Season 2 - 8/7/07 Boxart & Details Inside

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I would have thought that we might have heard something by now. I really want to see this show completed.
 

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Perhaps the hold up is because they're trying to make sure the next release has some decent extras and looks as good as possible. I'd rather wait awhile and get a great next release than have a half-assed one shipped out too soon.

Anyone have any speculations as to what extras could or should be on the next set ? Are there any "hidden treasures" left to uncover ? I'd settle for some great interviews with the surviving creative team behind the show. I'd say that doing "interviews" with some of the actual muppets would be great but I cringe whenever I hear Kermit these days. That new voice just ain't working for me, I'm sad to say.
 

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I remeber back in the 80s they had an hour long 30th anniversary special. Was basically a clip show with some new wraparound material but they showed clips going all the way back to "Sam & Friends" I remember having it on tape and must have watched it about 100 times. You would think that would be something for the DVDs
 

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Are the episodes in the wrong order in the Region 1 boxsets of the first three series of The Muppet Show? Over here the episodes are out of order in the Region 2 boxsets. They were shown on ITV in a different order.

Who do people want to see on the front cover for the (hopefully) Season 4 boxset? I'd like to see Gonzo on the front cover.
 

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I only have Season 1, but in the booklet they explain that the shows are in "production order" because as a syndicated show (in the US), the episodes may have run in any order from one city to the next -- at that time, they generally didn't use satellite (or whatever they use now) to distribute syndicated shows -- they'd send tapes out, and when one station was done with it they'd "bicycle" it to another station -- they could get by with duplicating fewer copies that way. I'd never thought about it being a UK show (it was produced in the UK). Now I wonder why they didn't just use the UK running order. I guess production order is fine too, as long as they're all there.
 

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