Muppet Thursday

Some happiness and some sadness today. Just the kind of melange of melancholy and joy that makes The Muppets such a unique form of entertainment.

First, new Muppet YouTube goodness:

I’m a sucker for skateboarding bulldogs, Statler & Waldorf.

[Via The Muppet News Flash]

Next, Big Bird singing “It’s Not Easy Being Green” at Jim Henson’s funeral. You can really hear Carol Spinney struggling to fight back tears a couple of times during the performance:

[Via BoingBoing]

Have a Muppet-y Thursday