fozzie bear

Celebrate National Tell a Joke Day with Fozzie Bear!

By the D23 Team

“Here I am, Fozzie Bear, to tell you jokes both old and rare!” This Sunday, August 16, is National Tell a Joke Day—and who better to prepare us for all the funny to come than the Muppets’ resident comedian?

This hibernating humorist is truly a jack of all trades… you’ve seen him dance and sing in The Muppet Movie; ride a bicycle in The…

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A Muppetational Guide to Disney+

By Courtney Potter

As passionate Muppet fans, we’ve been waiting with bated breath for this day to come… and finally, it’s practically time to play the music and light the lights! Muppets Now, the brand-new digital series featuring all our favorite fuzzy friends, debuts this Friday, July 31—only on Disney+!

With all-new Muppet fun so close on the horizon,…

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Jim Henson Muppet Vision

What’s in a Name? – Jim Henson

By Kevin Kern, Walt Disney Archives

One of the more unique pieces found in the collections of the Walt Disney Archives represents a rather “out of the box” aspect of our operation… our Guest Book! Since being founded in 1970, we’ve had quite an array of special guests stop by to take a peek at our unrivaled historical collections. For such special occasions,…

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Inside Out, The Game Plan, 101 Dalmatians

10 Must-Stream Selections for the Ultimate Disney+ Family Movie Night

By Beth Deitchman

There are so many things to be thankful for this year across the worlds of Disney, but Disney+ has to be at the top of our list. And after a day of cooking, cleaning, carving, and conversation, it’s hard to imagine anything more heavenly than curling up on the couch to watch a movie. Before you and your family dig in to the Thanksgiving…

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Maleficent

7 Disney Parties We Wish We Were Invited To

By Savannah Salazar

Well, well. In honor of Maleficent: Mistress of Evil flying into theaters this Friday, we pay homage to one of the more iconic Maleficent moments. We’ve all been dazzled by the magic of Disney films but even more by the soirées and celebrations throughout. In fact, in the words of Maleficent, a Disney party is “quite a glittering…

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The Muppet Movie

Celebrate 40 Years of The Muppet Movie with These “Muppetational” Facts

By Courtney Potter

On June 22, 1979, Kermit the Frog brought a gaggle of fuzzy, funny friends to the big screen for the very first time—and Hollywood has never been the same! Kermit and pals, the creation of Disney Legend Jim Henson, had already been delighting audiences for several years via The Muppet Show, an Emmy® Award-winning half-hour musical comedy TV…

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Which Disney pig are you?

Which Disney Pig Are You?

By Karina Schink

Happy Year of the Pig! Today marks the beginning of the new year, and we are so excited to celebrate what we’re sure will be a good one. While the party has already started at Disney California Adventure, we still have one burning question we need answered: Which Disney pig are you? Snout knowing is just not acceptable, so trot ahead and see which…

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The Muppets

D23 Takes On Kermit and Miss Piggy About Taking On the Hollywood Bowl

By Beth Deitchman

We’ve seen The Muppets take on many challenges over the years, from hosting a primetime TV variety show and retelling iconic tales like A Christmas Carol and Treasure Island on the big screen, to starring in attractions at Walt Disney World Resort. But this weekend, they’re taking on a new challenge—and a new venue—as they star in their…

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A Goofy Movie

Disney Bands We Wish We Could See in Concert

By Jocelyn Buhlman

The free and breezy days of summer were made for going out with friends and finding a world of entertainment waiting for you. Festivals, concerts, surprise pop-up performances… Summer is full of music experiences for every taste, but what about Disney fans? Well, to see our dream concerts we might need a little summer magic—since so many of…

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Star Wars Celebration

Guess Who’s Coming to Star Wars Celebration?—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Star Wars Celebration to Welcome Kathleen Kennedy and Rian Johnson

Huge news from a galaxy far, far away! Some very special guests will be appearing onstage at Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, coming up this April… namely, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson! We’ve been told there’ll be…

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