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Monopoly: The Muppets Collector's Edition, 2010.

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Monopoly: Jim Henson's Muppets Collector's Edition, 2003.

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Monopoly is one of the best-selling commercial board games in the world. Players take turns moving around the board, and compete to acquire wealth through stylized economic activity involving the buying, rental and trading of properties using play money. The game is named after the economic concept of monopoly, the domination of a market by a single seller. It was first marketed by Parker Brothers in 1935.

Over the years, many specialty Monopoly editions have been licensed by Parker Brothers (and its parent company, Hasbro). From Star Wars to SpongeBob SquarePants, many pop-culture franchises have had the Monopoly treatment. Licensed Monopoly games have also been produced for many cities and colleges.

Monopoly: Jim Henson's Muppets Collector's Edition

Monopoly: Jim Henson's Muppets Collector's Edition was produced by USAopoly in 2003. The gameplay is identical to the 1933 original, with Muppet names and images used on the properties, cards and money. Special pewter playing pieces were also produced.

Monopoly: The Muppets Collector's Edition

Another Muppet version, Monopoly: The Muppets Collector's Edition, was released by USAopoly in August, 2010. [1]

Monopoly: Sesame Street Collector's Edition

In honor of the 35th anniversary of Sesame Street, Monopoly: Sesame Street Collector's Edition was released in 2004 by USAopoly. The gameplay was the same as the original, but with a Sesame twist. Special pewter playing pieces of the characters were included, and the board, cards, money and properties were changed to reflect the Sesame Street locations and characters.

Monopoly Junior: Plaza Sésamo Collector's Edition

The gameplay was released in 2006 by Servicios Mexicanos S. de R.L. de C.V. and was the same as the original, but with a Sesamo twist. Special pewter playing pieces of the characters were included, and the board, cards, money and properties were changed to reflect the Plaza Sésamo characters. The locations had themes as halloween, christmas, valentineday and easter.

Monopoly: Disney Theme Park Edition

Kermit the Frog appeared on the front box cover and gameboard of the second edition, and for the third edition, "Muppet*Vision 3D" was one of the places to land on in the game.


Edition Variations

Properties

   Standard Edition Muppets Edition Sesame Street Edition
   Mediterranean Avenue S.S. Swine Trek Twiddlebug Windowbox
   Baltic Avenue Veterinarian's Hospital Barkley's Doghouse
   Oriental Avenue Beauregard's Supply Closet Sherlock Hemlock's Detective Agency
   Vermont Avenue Newsman's Desk Martians' Home on Mars
   Connecticut Avenue Lew Zealand's Boomerang Stand Biff and Sully's Construction Co.
   St. Charles Place Johnny Fiama & Sal's Lounge Charlie's Restaurant
   States Avenue Robin's Lilypad Sesame Street Library
   Virginia Avenue Scooter's Backstage The Mail-It Shop
   St. James Place Crazy Harry's Hideout Guy Smiley's Game Show
   Tennessee Avenue Electric Mayhem's Stage Mumford's Magic Shop
   New York Avenue Rizzo the Rat's Sewer Super Grover's Phone Booth
   Kentucky Avenue Sam the Eagle's Podium The Count's Castle
   Indiana Avenue Swedish Chef's Kitchen Bert's Rooftop Pigeon Coop
   Illinois Avenue Pepe’s Salsa & Samba Club Ernie's Bathtub
   Atlantic Avenue Statler & Waldorf's Balcony Elmo's World
   Ventnor Avenue Bunsen & Beaker's Muppets Lab Oscar's Trash Can
   Marvin Gardens Rowlf's Recording Studio Cookie Monster's Bakery
   Pacific Avenue Gonzo's Daredevil Stunt Show Furry Arms Hotel
   North Carolina Avenue Fozzie Bear's Comedy Club Sesame Street Courtyard
   Pennsylvania Avenue Animal's Drum Set Big Bird's Nest
   Park Place Miss Piggy's Dressing Room Hooper's Store
   Boardwalk Kermit The Frog’s Swamp 123 Sesame Street
   Reading Railroad Motorcycle Oscar's Taxi Service
   Pennsylvania Railroad Automobile Furry Monster Ferry Line
   B&O Railroad Bicycle Bus Stop
   Short Line Hot Air Balloon Sesame Street Subway
   Electric Company Red Carpet Oscar's Recycling Center
   Water Works Romantic Rendezvous Sesame Street Fire Department

Property Improvements

   Original Edition Muppets Edition Sesame Street Edition
   Houses Movie sets Parking lots
   Hotels Movie studios Garages


Cards

   Original Edition Muppets Edition Sesame Street Edition
   Chance Chicken Block Party
   Community Chest Penguin Street Smarts


Currency Images

      Muppets Edition Sesame Street Edition
  $1 Sam the Eagle Super Grover
  $5 The Swedish Chef Elmo
  $10 Gonzo Bert
  $20 Fozzie Bear Ernie
  $50 Animal Cookie Monster
  $100 Miss Piggy Oscar the Grouch
  $500 Kermit the Frog Big Bird


Monopoly Money


Playing Pieces

      Muppets Edition Sesame Street Edition
      Kermit the Frog
Miss Piggy
Fozzie Bear
The Great Gonzo
Animal
The Swedish Chef
Big Bird
Oscar the Grouch
Bert
Ernie
Cookie Monster
Super Grover

References

Connections

  • Merv Griffin created the game show Monopoly in 1990 based on the board game.

Sources

  1. Amazon.com listing.

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