But the generation that that grew up in the 70s and 80s had not forgotten the old Muppets, in fact they missed them dearly. People have forgotten them, their abandoned studio is about to be torn down, and they just aren't popular anymore.
Still, it's clear that Disney doesn't have much confidence in The Muppets holding the film together on their own, like they did in the original (and best) Muppet Movie.And thus the plot lends itself to fourth wall jokes that were so prevalent in the early films. Still, as similar as it is to the old Muppet formula, it's also quite different.After Disney took over, human characters often played larger roles in the Muppet films. In fact, much of the plot and humor in this film is not centered around the muppets at all, but are centered around the two human characters and the new muppet., and Segel has come a long way since his high school basketball state champion days (when he was known as “Dr. He went from being just a kid with a pair of drum sticks to one of Hollywood’s most lovable comedians, and these photos prove that he’s never stopped being a goof.Gonzo is contacted by his alien family through his breakfast cereal.