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the lovers, the dreamers, and me

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So, if you're reading this you probably already knew, but in case you missed it, I'm going to be co-hosting the Castle to Castle Bitesize Muppets series, which I am so, SO excited about. I talk a lot about Disney but perhaps not so much about Muppets, and I envisioned someone asking me, "Hey, Ria, why Muppets?" No one asked but I will TELL you why Muppets in this post, as sort of a way to get my own thoughts in order, and explain my background with Muppets and how they've been such a huge part of my life.

When I was growing up, I watched "The Muppet Show" on the Disney Channel, and I remember the first time I watched The Muppet Movie with my dad. So much of my dad's sense of humour, and subsequently a lot of mine, came from the Muppets. We were always quoting Muppets at each other, especially lines from the movie. I watched The Great Muppet Caper and The Muppets Take Manhattan, but neither of them stuck with me as much as The Muppet Movie. The comb…