I had one thought I had when watching The Muppet's first look, it’s totally 30 Rock!
Seriously watch it.
Now watch this fan created 30 Rock trailer
No, both shows aren’t exactly the same, but there are a lot of similarities. The new more adult version of The Muppet's centers on personal and professional lives of the cast and crew of Up Late with Miss Piggy. 30 Rock followed the personal and professional lives of the cast and crew of TGS With Tracy Jordan.
The main protagonists are both over worked and unappreciated with disastrous love lives. They struggle to be taken seriously by their crew whom they’re in charge of.
Kermit the frog executive producer of Up late with Miss Piggy.
Liz Lemon head writer of TGS With Tracy Jordan.
Gonzo Head writer of Up late with Miss Piggy
Pete Hornburger producer of TGS With Tracy Jordan
Both have odd sex lives, we all know Gonzo isn't just "friends" with those chickens... Both are also best friends to Kermit and Liz.
Miss Peggy star of Up late with Miss Peggy
Jenna Maroney one time star of TGS with Tracy Jordan
This is self explanatory.
Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy's side kick on Up late with Miss Piggy.
Tracy Jordan- current star of TGS with Tracy Jordan.
Walter (the new Muppet) works at Up late with Miss Piggy
Scooter the talent booker at Up late with Miss Piggy.
Kenneth Parcell the NBC Page assigned to TGS with Tracy Jordan.
They're just all so happy and positive. They're there for everyone no mater what and they love to help out when needed. Not to mention the physical similarities.
Rizzo the Rat – staff writer on Up late with Miss Piggy
Frank Rossitano staff writer for TGS with Tracy Jordan
Both love food and hats.
Sam Eagle executive at ABC.
Jack Donaghy – Executive at NBC
Self assured and patriotic. Both I'm assuming lean right and like their scotch.
Pepe staff writer on Up late with Miss Piggy
Lutz a staff writer for TGS with Tracy Jordan.
Not much in common but It seemed like a good fit.
I'm looking forward to the new Muppet show, I love the premises and think it will be a hit with those of us who grew up with the Muppet's. As for the 30 Rock similarities...
Tell me what you think in the comments.
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