The Muppet Movie

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    What does it our say about our society that the new Muppet Movie is rated PG?
    Who would have thought a parental guidance advisory would be attached to characters from Sesame Street?
     
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    only kermit was a sesame street character - and the movie is great
     
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    I'm sure the movie is great, but my question is more driven to WHY a movie that you would have thought was made for children, is in reality made for adults. It almost seems to be that it points to a generation unwilling to give up the magic of childhood.
     
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    i've always thought of the muppets as 'family' entertainment - in other words not just for kids.

    and there are a few things in the movie - mild violence, "fart shoes", etc. that i suppose might warrant a pg. pg ratings though - just about everything gets at least that these days. G is almost unheard of.
     
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    The Muppets always incorporated some adult themes and humor.
     
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    I hadn't thought of it the way the OP stated.
    Never been a fan of the Muppets, so I am certain I won't be interested in seeing the movie......but I reckon because the dumbass things are hand puppets...or puppets moved by attached sticks, they would seem to be child-like...more geared towards children~
    But then....I do recall seeing bits and pieces of the show years back, and I seem to remember Miss Piggy trying to jump Kermit's bones all the time....amirite?? ~LoL~
    Horny little pig she was.....so, maybe that's why the PG rating too~
     

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