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Deep in the Plus – The Muppet Christmas Carol

av Deep In The Plus - Disney+ Reviews | Publicerades 12/21/2019

The holiday season is upon us, and Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is one of the most treasured stories of this time of year. This week, Rob and Jill look at one that involves puppets. That's right, we're going deep into 1992's The Muppet Christmas Carol. The film stars a human - namely Michael Caine - as Ebeneezer Scrooge. Caine is brilliant in the role, all the more so because he is escorted through Scrooge's redemption by a cadre of Muppets. Kermit the Frog is Bob Cratchit; Fozzie the Bear plays Fozziwig. Gonzo the Great takes the role of Dickens himself and narrates the story, accompanied by Rizzo the Rat as comic relief. Waldorf and Statler split the Marley role into two brothers, and you'll find many other beloved muppets popping up throughout the film as well. The ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come, however, are Muppets created just for these roles. This movie had high expectations to meet - it was the first Muppets film made after the death of Jim Henson. It also features a compelling soundtrack with songs penned by Paul Williams, who co-wrote the famous "Rainbow Connection." There are many versions of this story, including some others you can find on Disney+, such as the beloved Mickey's Christmas Carol. So is The Muppet Christmas Carol worth your Christmas-time? Watch this week's episode to find out! Plus, get bonus recommendations as Rob and Jill present their "Deep Pick of the Week." Hint: If you're a Boy Meets World fan, you'll want to catch Rob's pick this week. You can also go back and check out our previous episodes reviewing the back catalog of Disney content on the Disney+ streaming network: Newsies The Hunchback of Notre Dame TRON: Legacy Bedknobs and Broomsticks Get notified of new Deep in the Plus episodes each week by subscribing at You can also follow Deep in the Plus on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook to share your thoughts on each week's picks.

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Deep in the Plus is a brand new YouTube show/podcast devoted to going deeper into the world of Disney+. Once you’ve watched all the original programming from Disney+, like The Mandalorian, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, and The World According to Jeff Goldblum, there’s still a lot more content out there to experience. Disney has rolled out over 500 movies from their ever-growing catalog, as well as thousands of hours of classic TV programming. So where do you begin? That’s where we come in. Each week, hosts Rob and Jill will roll out a different “Deep Cut” from the Disney+ vault to discuss. It could be a Disney Channel classic, maybe an old favorite cartoon, or something you've never even heard of. And, they’ll take you even deeper into the app, what’s coming next, and what you need to know to get the most out of Disney’s new streaming service. Plus, get an extra bonus recommendation each week as Rob and Jill present their “Deep Pick of the Week!” Make sure to check back each and every Tuesday for another installment of Deep in the Plus!