Poster conceived by Dave Goelz[1]


Muppet Guys Talking: Secrets Behind the Show the Whole World Watched is a documentary film directed by and featuring Frank Oz, along with Dave Goelz, Fran Brill, Jerry Nelson and Bill Barretta. The film premiered at the South By Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas from March 12-15, 2017.

In this inside look at “The Muppet Show,” five of the original performers, including the film’s director, Frank Oz, discuss how the Muppets originated and reveal secrets about how they crafted the characters and brought them to life. Muppet fans should be intrigued, which means just about everybody should be intrigued.[2]

The film was initially shot in 2012[3] and the final film was edited from approximately nine hours of footage.[4]

The film is set to premiere to the public digitally on March 16th, 2018.[5]

Welcome from "The Guys" from MUPPET GUYS TALKING02:50

Welcome from "The Guys" from MUPPET GUYS TALKING


  1. Screenrant "First Look at the Muppet Guys Talking Poster" by Kristy Puchko, March 14, 2017
  2. "South by Southwest: 5 Titles to Watch For". New York Times, January 31, 2017.
  3. "Frank Oz and the original Muppeteers torment one of our staffers". The AV Club, March 30, 2017.
  4. "The Wonderful World of Frank Oz". The Austin Chronicle, March 10, 2017.
  5. Frank Oz at the Museum of the Moving Image, An Evening with Frank Oz, September 22, 2017.

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