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The Muppet Christmas Carol Details

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[[Performer~P94082~Brian Henson~brianhenson]], the son of Muppet founder [[Performer~P94083~Jim Henson~jimhenson]], took over directing duties after the untimely death of his father for The Muppet Christmas Carol, a sluggish re-telling of the Charles Dickens tale. [[Performer~P10198~Michael Caine~michaelcaine]], surrounded by legions of fuzzy, felt puppets, plays it straight as the crotchety Ebenezer Scrooge, an old miser who could care less about Christmas and the joy the season brings. Working for the skinflint is his faithful employee Bob Cratchit (Kermit the Frog), who begs Scrooge for a day off for Christmas. Scrooge reluctantly agrees and goes home on Christmas Eve filled with bile at the holiday merrymakers. But then he is visited by the sprits of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, and Scrooge, after revisiting his sorrowful past, hate-filled present, and doomed future, turns over a new leaf and becomes the most generous and celebratory person in town. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

  • Release date:December 10, 1992

Cast

Michael Caine
as Ebenezer Scrooge
Steve Whitmire
as Rizzo the Rat
Jerry Nelson
as Tiny Tim Cratchit
Frank Oz
as Miss Piggy
David Rudman
as Peter Cratchit
Donald Austen
as Ghost of Christmas Present
Rob Tygner
as Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come
Karen Prell
as Ghost of Christmas Past
Ken Haines
as Additional Muppet Performer
Tim Rose
as Additional Muppet Performer
Ian Thom
as Additional Muppet Performer
Rebecca Nagan
as Additional Muppet Performer
Victoria Willing
as Additional Muppet Performer
Fergus Brazier
as 2nd Boy
Phil Woodfine
as Additional Muppet Performer
Donald Austen
as Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come
John Ecclestone
as Additional Muppet Performer
Angie Passmore
as Additional Muppet Performer
Mike Fenton
Steven Mackintosh
as Fred
Dave Bulbeck
as Additional Muppet Performer
Nigel Plaskitt
as Additional Muppet Performer
Sally Preisig
as Additional Muppet Performer
Judy Preece
as Additional Muppet Performer
Frank Oz
as Animal
Frank Oz
as Fozzie Bear
Frank Oz
as Rizzo the Rat
Frank Oz
as Sam Eagle
Christopher Leith
as Additional Muppet Performer
Anthony Hamblin
as 1st Boy
Ronnie LeDrew
as Additional Muppet Performer
Peter Passmore
as Additional Muppet Performer
Suzanne Crowley
Ian Tregonning
as Additional Muppet Performer
Sue Dacre
as Additional Muppet Performer
Geoff Felix
as Additional Muppet Performer
Kaefan Shaw
as Additional Muppet Performer
Taylor David
as Additional Muppet Performer
Robin Weaver
as Clara
David Barclay
as Additional Muppet Performer
Theo Sanders
as Young Scrooge
Rob Tygner
as Ghost of Christmas Past
Gillie Robic
as Additional Muppet Performer
John Thirtle
as Additional Muppet Performer
Anthony Lymboura
as Additional Muppet Performer
Dave Showler
as Additional Muppet Performer
David Rudman
as Old Joe
David Rudman
as Swedish Chef
Kristopher Milnes
as Young Scrooge
Meredith Braun
as Belle
Simon Williamson
as Additional Muppet Performer
Steve Whitmire
as Beaker
Steve Whitmire
as Bean Bunny
Steve Whitmire
as Belinda Cratchit
Steve Whitmire
as Kermit the Frog
Gilly Poole
David Shaw Parker
as Old Joe
Jerry Nelson
as Ghost of Christmas Present
Jerry Nelson
as Jacob Marley
Jerry Nelson
as Ma Bear
Raymond Coulthard
as Young Scrooge
Robbie Barnett
as Additional Muppet Performer
Peter Robbins
as Additional Muppet Performer
Joan Barton
as Additional Muppet Performer

Crew

Brian Henson
Director
Brian Henson
Producer
Martin G. Baker
Producer
David Barron
Producer
Jerry Juhl
Screenwriter
Charles Dickens
Book Author
John Fenner
Cinematographer
Miles Goodman
Composer (Music Score)
Paul Williams
Songwriter
Michael Jablow
Editor
Val Strazovec
Production Designer
Dennis Bosher
Art Director
Jerry Juhl
Co-producer
Frank Oz
Executive Producer
Polly Smith
Costume Designer
Suzanne Crowley
Casting
Gilly Poole
Casting
Mike Fenton
Casting
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