Muppets Now: Season 1

Muppets Now: Season 1

Muppets Now: Season 1

The Muppets return for this Disney+ series, following the gang as they take their show online for a streaming audience. Features a wealth of celebrity guest appearances including Aubrey Plaza, Seth Rogen, RuPaul, and Danny Trejo.

2020USADisney+
ComedyKids & Family

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 1.1
31 July 2020

Due Date

The Muppets rush to upload their new streaming series before their deadline.

EPISODE 1.2
7 August 2020

Fever Pitch

Fozzie Bear has some big ideas for Muppets Now, and there’s no time like the deadline to start pitching! He’s found a very tough audience in Scooter, who just wants to finish uploading the latest... MORE delivery.

EPISODE 1.3
14 August 2020

Getting Testy

Joe, the new legal counsel for The Muppets, interrupts the scheduled delivery of Muppets Now to announce that all streaming content must be vetted by a focus group. Things go from bad to worse when... MORE Scooter meets up with the assigned test audience – curmudgeonly critics Statler and Waldorf.

EPISODE 1.4
21 August 2020

Sleep Mode

Scooter wakes up in horror to discover his all-nighters have finally gotten the best of him, and he has only 30 minutes to upload Muppets Now. With the clock ticking and his eyelids drooping, Scooter... MORE enlists Animal to help him stay awake.

EPISODE 1.5
28 August 2020

The I.T. Factor

Chip the I.T. guy installs an upgrade to Scooter’s overtaxed computer just as Scooter is beginning to upload the latest episode of Muppets Now. Scooter must work fast to get everything in place before the... MORE hard reboot goes into effect.

EPISODE 1.6
4 September 2020

Socialized

Muppets Now social media intern, Robin the Frog, makes Scooter co-moderator of the social media accounts. Scooter attempts to carry out this week’s upload amidst a flood of alerts, requests, and notifications.

Muppets Now: Season 1 / Reviews

A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Muppets Now largely succeeds at folding flesh-and-blood guests into its proceedings, and for the most part shows no wear from the bumpy ride the characters took to Disney+.

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

The Muppets have always been funniest when spoofing showbiz, and the same is true of Muppets Now. Though it lacks some of the warmth and sophistication of The Muppet Show, its characters have been smartly updated for the streaming era.

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Variety

Variety

“Muppets Now” is a smart enough update of the franchise that it should have no trouble satisfying longtime fans while converting new ones — which makes the fact of Disney Plus having precious little Muppets content even more disappointing.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

A lively, lighthearted sketch show updating the brand for the streaming age with a format aimed at today’s screen-addled youths.

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Collider

Collider

Muppets Now, set to debut on Disney+ later this week, is a brilliantly madcap return to form for the characters Henson created, and a clear reminder of how essential they could be to the larger Disney enterprise.

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