The Muppet Movie

Release date:1979

  • Carmel Valley


Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzi Bear and the rest of the Muppet gang, the creations of puppeters Jim Henson, Frank Oz and company; directed by James Frawley; the Muppets travel across the United States to Hollywood for a movie deal; Oscar nominee for musical score and song ("The Rainbow Connection"); scenes filmed at Rancho San Carlos in Carmel Valley (the Muppets go singing and driving in an old jalopy truck through a grove of mossy live oak trees, which doubled for Louisiana swampland).