Kermit the Frog

Kermit the Frog on TV


What is up with Kermit the Frog lately? I've seen him on several game shows ("Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," "Hollywood Squares" and "To Tell the Truth") telling off-color jokes! That kind of stuff might be fine for someone like David Letterman or Jay Leno, but Kermit? As a puppet myself, I'm very concerned. When puppets start showing character inconsistencies it is almost always a huge warning sign of some larger psychological problem. Kermit may be suffering a personality crisis of some sort.

I know some of you may be saying, hey, Kermit has always told jokes, sometimes they've been pretty hip. That's true, but not like the ones he's been telling lately. I won't go into the details here, but trust me they were pretty blue. Hey, everyone knows I'm no lily-hearted priss, and the jokes themselves weren't outrageously offensive; it was that they came from Kermit the Frog, beloved children's icon, that was unacceptable.

Why is this happening? What is wrong with Kermit?

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