The Great Muppet Caper Minute 4 – I Need a Man

Kermit, Fozzie and Gonzo emerge from the fallen balloon and being the opening number, “Hey, A Movie!”

NOTES AND RESEARCH

WHAT A BEGINNING!!!!

“Hey, A Movie!”

Kermit: Wow! There’ll be spectacle

There’ll be fantasy

There’ll be daring do

And stuff like you would never see

All: Hey! A movie!

Kermit, Fozzie, Gonzo: Yeah! We’re gonna be in a movie!

Kermit: Starring everybody…!

Fozzie: — And me!

Fozzie: There’ll be heroes bold!

There’ll be comedy!

And a lot of fuss

That ends for us real happily

All: Hey! A movie!

Kermit & Fozzie: We can watch it all develop!

All: Starring everybody…!

Gonzo: — And me!

Gonzo: We’ll take a world

And set it on its ear

All Three: Come on, join in

We’re gonna start right here

(Musical interlude)

A script page from the Great Muppet Caper, first revision, with some handwritten revisions. This page is for the musical number “We’re Gonna Be A Movie” featuring Kermit, Fozzie, and Gonzo.

Lots of Humor

  • Guy with Basketball
  • Sweetums falling into manhole
  • Gonzo on head

Similar to first movie… we are seeing “behind the scenes”

  • A movie lot with characters and stereotypes

Fruit and Veggies come to life!

Blue Paint gets cleaned up

Richard Hunt and Kathryn Mullen Cameo (Cab)

Pretty sure those are live chickens in the crate that falls after Gonzo gets hit by car

Gonzo’s foot complete twisted backward. Ouch!

(These are mostly my thoughts and observations. I have occasionally added some of Annie’s thoughts after the recording. I have done my best to attribute info where needed. Many of the more common facts about the film and The Muppets are not directly attributed to any one source. It is not my intention to claim all of the above information as my own. If you find a place that needs attribution, please contact me with the source and I will be happy to add it.)