Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas
washtub bass. He had to punch a hole in his mother's washtub to be in the band.
odd jobs. He used Pa's old tool chest.
a piano. She was going to buy him a guitar.
The River Bottom Nightmare Band. They were late, but were allowed to compete since they had traveled from so far.
$50. Emmett would have had to split his four ways.
snake oil. 'But no one wants to oil a snake these days.'
HBO. It was later released on home video.
No. Neither Emmet and his band nor Ma Otter won the contest. Nightmare won. However, Emmet's Jug-Band and Ma win a job at a local restaurant and enjoy a wonderful Christmas! Happy Holidays, everyone!
The toolbox. The toolbox was said to have been Pa Otter's toolbox. It is said within the movie that he passed away and Emmet used the tools for odd jobs.
Catfish . The catfish member of Nightmare had to stay in a tank throughout the whole movie.
John Denver. John Denver performed with the Muppets in two separate Christmas specials.
'Born In A Trunk'. 'Born In A Trunk' still isn't completely finished and remains to be an incredible song by Marilyn Sokol.
HBO Version. There are two different releases: one from HBO, which is the original; and from Disney/HIT.
Nightmare . According to the special features included on the DVD, the Nightmare was Jim Henson's favorite part of this movie.
Paul Williams. Paul Williams has written songs not only for the Muppets, but for Three Dog Night, The Carpenters, Barbra Streisand, Willie Nelson, Elvis Presley, Ella Fitzgerald, and many others.
Yes. 'Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas' initialized some interesting Muppet secrets. These secrets were used in 'The Muppet Movie' (1979) and proved to be successful.
'The Bathing Suit That Grandma Otter Wore', 'When There Ain't No Hole In The Washtub', 'Where The River Meets The Sea'. These memorable songs are to be found in the Henson archive, and one is even made into a sing-along.
Marilyn Sokol. Marilyn Sokol provided the voice for Ma Otter and other Muppet characters.
Frogtown Hollow . The little town of Frogtown Hollow provided a beautiful backdrop for this movie.
Russell and Lillian Hoban. Russell and Lillian Hoban were quite impressed by this movie adaptation of their popular children's book.
HBO. In 1977, this movie was released and shown on HBO as a tv movie.