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(Ha! Funny that Steve did this at least twice! :))
 
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He's a responsible, compassionate captain who is usually soft-spoken and forgiving, contrary to warnings that [[Samuel Arrow]] gives to Jim Hawkins.
 
He's a responsible, compassionate captain who is usually soft-spoken and forgiving, contrary to warnings that [[Samuel Arrow]] gives to Jim Hawkins.
   
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Image:Smollet_concept.jpg|Conceptual art for Captain Smollett's costume
 
Image:Smollet_concept.jpg|Conceptual art for Captain Smollett's costume
 
Image:KermitMTI.JPG|And the final look
 
Image:KermitMTI.JPG|And the final look
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*Smollett's attire is still featured on display, along with [[Long John Silver|Long John Silver's]], at the Planet Hollywood gift shop located at Downtown Disney within the [[Walt Disney World|Disney World Resort]] in Orlando, [[Florida]].
 
*Smollett's attire is still featured on display, along with [[Long John Silver|Long John Silver's]], at the Planet Hollywood gift shop located at Downtown Disney within the [[Walt Disney World|Disney World Resort]] in Orlando, [[Florida]].
 
*Captain Smollett was made as an [[Captain Smollett Action Figure|action figure]] for [[Palisades Toys|Palisades Toys']] line of Muppet action figures. The figure was packaged with various accessories related to the character, his hat, sword, sword sheath and a [[Polly Lobster]] pack-in figure.
 
*Captain Smollett was made as an [[Captain Smollett Action Figure|action figure]] for [[Palisades Toys|Palisades Toys']] line of Muppet action figures. The figure was packaged with various accessories related to the character, his hat, sword, sword sheath and a [[Polly Lobster]] pack-in figure.
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*In 2012, Kermit the Frog mistakenly confused Captain Abraham Smollett to be a character on ''[[The Muppet Christmas Carol]]'' several times during his promotional tour for ''[[Die Muppets (film)|Die Muppets]]'' in [[Germany]].<ref>[[:Video:Muppets Interview mit Kermit der Frosch (Inkl. Untertitel)|Video - Bravo.de Interview - Kermit der Frosch]] (2012-01-20)</ref><ref>[[:Video:Kermit der Frosch bei ENERGY Berlin|ENERGY Berlin - Kermit der Frosch]] (2012-01-19)</ref>
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[[Category:Muppet Treasure Island Characters|Abraham Smollett]]
 
[[Category:Muppet Treasure Island Characters|Abraham Smollett]]

Latest revision as of 19:15, January 22, 2012

Performer:
Kermit the Frog • (Character)
Steve Whitmire • (puppeteer)
MTI-Promo-CaptainSmollett

Captain Abraham Smollett was portrayed in Muppet Treasure Island by Kermit the Frog.

Smollett is captain of the Hispaniola, a ship chartered by Squire Trelawney by way of Jim Hawkins for the means of hunting down a lost pirate treasure. On their journey, he is reunited with his past love, Benjamina Gunn.

He's a responsible, compassionate captain who is usually soft-spoken and forgiving, contrary to warnings that Samuel Arrow gives to Jim Hawkins.

TriviaEdit

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  1. Video - Bravo.de Interview - Kermit der Frosch (2012-01-20)
  2. ENERGY Berlin - Kermit der Frosch (2012-01-19)

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