On Friday, “Puppet Show” made its debut on Disney+, but not all of the 120 episodes in Jim Henson’s iconic variety series.
Currently, Disney+ has included 118 episodes, of which two episodes in season 5 have been omitted. Since the 4th and 5th seasons of “Puppet Show”, there has never been a home entertainment show available, which is especially regrettable. The plot in question was starring Brooke Shields (Brooke Shields) and British comedian Chris Langham. In addition, a season 2 episode featuring Don Knot was edited (a Reddit user tracked all the changes here).
A Disney+ spokesperson said that this is mainly due to music copyright issues.
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Usually, every time old movies and TV series are licensed on a new platform, they need to be re-evaluated, such as “puppet show”, which includes a check of music rights and a re-evaluation of whether the content still exists. Suitable for modern audiences.
The “Puppet Show” features Kermit the Frog, Piggy Miss, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, and Swedish chef as the protagonists. They are also featured in the “Classic Variety Show” In its seminal turning point, original songs, sketch comedies and guest stars are “popular with all ages”.
“The Muppet Show” was originally a two-episode pilot series produced by Henson for ABC, but it was eventually broadcast by the broadcaster and other American television stations, and was broadcast on ATV and other ITV franchise channels in the UK in 1976, and passed CBS conducted the premiere joint release in the United States. Until 1981.
During the five seasons of “Puppet Show”, several famous guest stars were stopped by the series, including Steve Martin, Elton John, Lisa Minelli, Alice Cooper, Julie Andrews, Bernadette Peters, Diana Ross, Gladys Knight, Gene Kelly and Mark Hamill.
“Puppet Show” is closely related to the lineup of puppet content on Disney+, including classic movies such as “Puppet Treasure Island” and a new series of movies “Muppets Now”.