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'The Muppet Movie' turns Are Jim Henson's puppets still relevant? like the muppets for adults

US parental watchdog groups have boycotted the puppets' new show, but they always had a mature edge – even touching on free love and.

Right from the start, the Muppets (much like Bugs Bunny, Popeye and even Mickey Mouse) have been aiming their unique brand of one-liners and slapstick.

The elder Henson himself had adult aspirations for the Muppets. And like Roger Rabbit, The Happytime Murders is a detective tale: a film noir.