We also get an awkward discussion about the possibility of Fozzie and his human girlfriend having children (gross!), the New York Post reports.
Is this the show’s blundering way of tackling the no-longer-taboo issue of interracial relationships, or just an “adult” way to mock decades of material meant for kids? The utter dearth of kid-appropriate material is clearly intentional. As one of the show’s puppeteers suggested in the media last month, the show is “a little edgy.” Because that’s what The Muppets needed: an edge.