If they’re looking for more super-obscure characters to bring back in future Muppet films, Betsy Bird is certainly a contender.

If they’re looking for more super-obscure characters to bring back in future Muppet films, Betsy Bird is certainly a contender.

An early design by Michael Frith for the Phantom of the Muppet Show, Uncle Deadly. How cool would that puppet have looked?

An early design by Michael Frith for the Phantom of the Muppet Show, Uncle Deadly. How cool would that puppet have looked?

Statler and Waldorf visit the Crow’s Nest.

Statler and Waldorf visit the Crow’s Nest.

GPOY anyone?

GPOY anyone?

Thank the good heavens Gonzo doesn’t look like this anymore.

Thank the good heavens Gonzo doesn’t look like this anymore.

It’s often asked: Is “Muppet” a combination of “marionette” and “puppet”?

It’s often asked: Is “Muppet” a combination of “marionette” and “puppet”?

Miss Piggy & Gonzo? Yeesh, what would the kids look like?

Miss Piggy & Gonzo? Yeesh, what would the kids look like?

It would be great if Disney could put the new Thog puppet to good use and have him do some appearances to help promote Muppets Most Wanted, like his dance number with Kaye Ballard.

It would be great if Disney could put the new Thog puppet to good use and have him do some appearances to help promoteĀ Muppets Most Wanted, like his dance number with Kaye Ballard.

Muppets Underwater sounds like a good movie idea, right? Jason Segel doesn’t think so.

Muppets Underwater sounds like a good movie idea, right? Jason Segel doesn’t think so.