On this day in 1992, The Muppet Christmas Carol, the fourth feature film to star The Muppets was released. Distributed & produced by Walt Disney Pictures, it was based on the classic holiday story by Charles Dickens.
It was also the first Muppet movie in which the story revolved around characters played by human beings - specifically, Ebenezer Scrooge played by veteran actor Michael Caine. The rest of the cast consisted of mostly Muppets - the character of Bob Cratchit was played by Kermit the Frog!
The Muppet Christmas Carol was dedicated to the memory of Jim Henson and Richard Hunt, two original Muppet performers, who died before the film's release.
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