Minute 90 – The Metric System – The Great Muppet Caper

The Muppets lower themselves into the Mallory Gallery as the thieves break into the jewel case.


The positions changed
Photo comparison:

Paper towels

Make a ladder out of whatever will hold us
Animal already climbing over

Muppet ladder
– Gonzo loves hanging
– Rowlf looks so odd
– Just enough movement to make it look real

***From an early script: The Muppets never intended to repel into the gallery. Instead, their plan was to have Gonzo take a picture of Nicky Holiday stealing the diamond. But the fatal flaw in their plan was that Gonzo ran out of film.

Piggy on motorcycle
– You wanted excitement
– Stunt person in a pig mask
– Kiran Shah

(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.)