The Muppets

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  • Jim Henson Essay example

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    just that. He loved puppetry and made many others love it too. The creator and a performer of the Muppets, Henson is known worldwide for his creations, which include shows like Sesame Street and The Muppet Show, and characters such as Grover, Elmo, Big Bird, the Swedish Chef, Bert and Ernie, and Miss Piggy to name a few. Jim’s most famous character was Kermit the Frog. Kermit remains the Muppet with which Henson is most closely associated. Through television and feature films, Henson developed

  • Feminism In Sesame Street

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    Sesame Workshop’s decision to incorporate a transgender Muppet on the show mirrors the gradual changes that have progressively taken place within the framework of feminism. The Eastern Kentucky University Women and Gender Studies Program defined the evolution of feminism as: “Historically, feminism has evolved from the critical examination of inequality between the sexes with a more nuanced focus on the social and performative constructions of gender and sexuality” (2017). In other words, the feminist

  • Why Trump Shouldn 't Cut Funding For Sesame Street

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    Street shows children how make friends how not to be afraid to talk to another girl or boy , and how they can all be friends and play together . Recently Sesame Street created a new muppet to join the Sesame Street family . The new muppets name is Julia , the muppet is different than all the muppets Sesame Street has created before. Julia is a young girl who has autism. This new character will portray the known symptoms of autism. I believe that this new chapter

  • Portrayal Of Female Heroines From Disney 's Cartoon Heroines

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    Not many companies can influence the childhood development of many Americans like the Walt Disney Company. Disney, named after their founder, began as just an animation studio called The Walt Disney Studios, which the company describes as “the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built”. Today, Disney produces various items targeted at children like toys, clothing, and animation (“Company”). In the paper, Images of Animated Others: The Orientalization of Disney’s Cartoon Heroines From

  • Role of Children's Television in the Global Marketplace Essay

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    Abstract It was not long ago that there was wide agreement among broadcasters, scholars, educators and parents concerning the ultimate goal of children's television programming: to educate. Today, it would be difficult to find even two people to agree on such terms. Popular opinion would lead us to believe that broadcasters now seek to exploit the youngest members of their audience--turning them into life-long viewers (and consumers). Scholars and educators woefully condemn television

  • Informative Essay On Muppet Babies

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    called in the TV world? Refreshing! ‘Muppet Babies’ slated to return to TV It’s true! The “Muppet Babies” series is returning to television. The fans of this show are thrilled to learn it’s going to debut on Disney Junior. Calling it a reimagined Muppet Babies series, Disney is exciting all the fans. The bad news is that viewers will need to wait until 2018 to see the show. Not to worry, you can always patiently wait for the new show by listening to the “Muppet Babies” everywhere you go. Hugh Laurie

  • My Life as a Furry Red Monster by Kevin Clash

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    RESEARCH/BACKGROUND/TIMELINE Kevin Clash was not a household name, but a household voice. In 1983, Clash became the voice of Elmo on the iconic television program Sesame Street. In 2006, Kevin Clash released a book called My Life as a Furry Red Monster. This was the first time that the public began to know the person behind the voice of Elmo. In a way you can say that Clash was the one to bring life and energy to Elmo. Elmo was not even a main character on Sesame Street until Clash took over. In

  • Descriptive Essay About Animals

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    each other and I can also learn valuable lessons from them that would help me in life. The three fictional characters that most represent my personality are Yakko from Animaniacs for his annoying yet sympathetic behavior, Kermit the Frog from The Muppets for his insecurities, and Stimpy from The Ren and Stimpy Show for his child-like personality. Even though Yakko Warner is an animal that no one - not even creator Steven Spielberg - knows exactly what kind he is, it doesn’t mean that we are completely

  • Essay On Kermit's Revenge

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    Kermit’s Revenge It was time to get back at that sack of pork. Ms. Piggy has been spending all my money on blond wigs, she has been fighting with me, and always takes all the spot light from me. I don’t know what I will do to be rid of her. Hmmm… I can eat her… no I cant, but I could. Gonzo walks in “ Hey Gonzo how are you feeling about the new movie?” “ Not too well Kermit “ I started walking to the set and saw Ms. Piggy walking toward me “ Hey there Kermit can I have the credit card I saw a nice

  • 10 Christmas Movies that Won't Turn You into a Grinch or Scrooge

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    10 Christmas Movies that Won't Turn you Into a Grinch or Scrooge Hundreds of Christmas movies have been made since the invention of motion pictures and are still being made to this day. There are only a few that are considered “Classics”. What I consider classics are the movies that families pull out every year to watch during the Christmas season. If you prefer more recently made movies, there are many great movies that made it onto my list from the 90s and 2000s. These are some of my favorite