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Is Gonzo from Space?
News story originally written on August 3, 1999
The muppets are back! Those wacky film stars have returned for yet another movie, entitled "Muppets From Space". In this film, Gonzo searches for his real home. When his food speaks to him, Gonzo realizes that he is from outer space! From there, the movie follows Gonzo and his friends on an exciting adventure full of danger and comedy.
While Gonzo tries to convince his friends he isn't crazy, an evil government agent plots to kidnap the muppet. It's up to Gonzo's old friends to save the day! All your favorite muppet characters are featured, including Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and Animal.
The music will make you dance in your seat, while the featured actors are very funny. Both qualities will help you enjoy the movie even more. So, grab your friends and head to the theater!
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