5 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Favorite Muppets

by Yardena Carmi

  1. Sam the Eagle is divorced.

He has two kids but is not close to them.

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  1. Fozzie Bear and Kermit the Frog are identical twins.

Or best friends and neighbors. The Muppet Universe has some continuity issues.

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  1. All of the Muppets may have been raised by the same faceless woman.

Her name is Nanny

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  1. Gonzo almost exclusively dates chickens.

With the exception of this cow.

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  1. Kermit gave the 1996 commencement speech at Southampton College.

Right after receiving an honorary doctorate.

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BONUS: Kermit the Frog’s 1995 fragrance line.

“Pour homme, femme, et frog.”

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