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5 Muppetational Facts Every Fan Should Know

By the D23 Team

No one is immune to Muppet mania—but how well do you know this band of fuzzy weirdos, monsters, magic-makers, and entertainers? From the origins of Kermit to some surprising cameos, we’ve rounded up the most sensational, inspirational, celebrational, muppetational facts—and we got extra help introducing the facts from some of the Muppets…

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Disney twenty-three Summer 2020

Summer 2020

Film critic and historian Leonard Maltin honors the revered work of the Archives in preserving more than 100 years of Disney treasures—plus, producer and director Don Hahn previews his new Disney+ film Howard, exclusive interviews with Kermit the frog and Miss Piggy, and Sir Kenneth Branagh, Dame Judy Dench, and Josh Gad preview Artemis Fowl.

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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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Decade of Disney 2010s

The Most EPIC Disney Moments of the Decade | 2010s

The last 10 years have been filled with so much Disney magic—more laughs, more tears, and more thrills than we can even count. As 2020 approaches, we’re taking a look back at some of the many moments that touched our hearts. We can’t wait to see what the next decade has in store!

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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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