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One of the best aspects of Disney+ and its huge catalog is the platform’s commitment to delivering new content while also serving as the home for absolute classics like Robin Hood, Sleeping Beauty, The Sound of Music, and more. Joining the lineup of shows and movies on February 19th, 2021, are all five seasons of Jim Henson’s The Muppet Show. The Muppets already have a well-established place in Disney’s catalog, but with the addition of the classic series, a whole new generation of fans will have access to the cozy antics of everyone’s favorite Muppets.
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Where can you find The Muppet Show?
You can stream The Muppet Show as well as other Muppet content on Disney+. The streaming service is available via internet connection if you live in Australia, Austria, Canada, the Channel Islands, France, Germany, India, Ireland, the Isle of Man, Italy, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, or the U.S. Disney’s direct-to-consumer streaming platform can be accessed from desktop browsers, mobile devices, game consoles, and more.
Disney+ is home to Walt Disney Studios films, Marvel shows and films, Disney Channel original series, Pixar films and shorts, Star Wars films and series, and National Geographic titles. The platform is constantly releasing new content, such as The Mandalorian, Soul, upcoming series like Star Wars: The Bad Batch, and more.
What is The Muppet Show about?
Created by Jim Henson, The Muppet Show, which made its television debut almost 45 years ago, features Kermit, Gonzo, Fozzie, Miss Piggy, and more in a five-season variety-style comedy show. The show features recurring comedy sketches and musical numbers and hosted iconic special guests like Julie Andrews and Mark Hamill. The show served as the first introduction to the Muppets for many and remains a pop-culture staple. From musical hits like “Mahna Mahna” to Fozzie Bear’s jokes, The Muppet Show is sure to entertain the entire family.
Other offerings available on Disney+ as part of its Muppets Collection include Muppets Now, a Disney+ original series that features Kermit and the gang as well as special guests like Aubrey Plaza, Ru Paul, Seth Rogen, and more. Disney+ is also home to Muppet Studios feature films such as Disney’s The Muppets, Muppets Most Wanted, The Muppet Movie, Muppet Treasure Island, and The Muppet Christmas Carol.
In anticipation of the original show’s debut on the platform, Disney+ released a video with the original Muppet Show opening song.
How can I sign up for Disney+?
To start watching The Muppet Show on Disney+, you can subscribe to Disney+ today starting at $6.99 or $69.99 for a year’s subscription. Prices for the platform are going to increase slightly in 2021 to $7.99 and $79.99, respectively, so if you’re worried about the price increase consider investing in a bundle with Hulu or ESPN+ to get the most out of your subscription, or even subscribing for a year to save a little extra money.
Disney+ is available on devices like Apple products, Roku streaming devices, Google Chromecast, Android phones and TV devices, XBOX One, PlayStation 4, LG TVs, Samsung products, Chrome OS, Mac OS, or Windows PC. If you’re worried about connecting to the service, check out its supported devices list and sign up for email updates at DisneyPlus.com to keep updated on which devices are compatible.
In addition to all of its new content, Disney+ is also home to classic films like Aladdin, Sleeping Beauty, Robin Hood, A Bug’s Life, and The Princess and The Frog that you can watch on-demand, as well as Disney Channel Original shows and TV series like Sky High, Elena of Avalor, Kim Possible, and The Owl House. They also have a lot of properties you might not expect, like Pixar Shorts, The Princess Bride, The Simpsons, Home Alone, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Hamilton, and more.
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