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25 Reasons "The Muppet Christmas Carol" Is The Best Carol Of Them All

Twenty years later, and no adaptation can top it.

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1. Michael Caine's death stare.

2. A blue furry Charles Dickens.

3. The most accommodating sidekick.

4. A frog Tiny Tim who's more more endearing than any human Tiny Tim.

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5. Which means an even sadder Tiny Tim death.

6. This guy.

7. For once a turkey "twice the size of Tiny Tim" isn't hyperbole.

8. Two Marleys are better than one.

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9. Rats in grass skirts.

10. Old Muppets!

11. The ghost of Christmas yet to come is legitimately scary.

12. So is the ghost of Christmas past.

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13. They cast Sam the eagle as a Brit.

14. "When Love is Gone" and the breakdowns it can lead to.

15. Flying muppets.

16. Miss Piggy and Kermit as a married couple.

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17. Singing vegetables.

18. Singing lock boxes

19. Caroling grapes.

20. The penguin's Christmas skating party.

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21. Mean spirited business men played by actual pigs.

22. Outragged Beaker.

23. Gift wrapped mouse-sized cheese.

24. The puns.

25. When the muppets sing it, you believe them