The Muppets Take Manhattan Flashback Anniversary is to be an upcoming anniversary special on ABC Network, starring Phoebe Cates, John Cryer, Mel Gibson, John Cleese, Steve Buscemi, Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock, Rashida Jones, Cate Blanchett, Johnny Depp, Amy Adams, Cameron Diaz, Ian McKellen, Drew Barrymore, Will Smith, Jonah Hill and Michael Cera.

Plot Summary

Kermit, Walter and the Muppet friends tell flashback stories about their times during The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984).

Human Cast Members

  • Phoebe Cates as Jenny Robinson (replacing Juliana Donald respectively)
  • John Cryer as Ronnie Crawford (replacing Lonny Price respectively)
  • Mel Gibson as Pete Robinson, the owner of Pete's Luncheonette (replacing the late Louis Zorich respectively)
  • John Cleese as Bernard Crawford (replacing the late Art Carney respectively)
  • Steve Buscemi as Martin Price/Murray Plotsky (replacing Dabney Coleman respectively)
  • Eddie Murphy as Mr. Skeffington (replacing the late James Coco respectively)
  • Chris Rock as the Roller-Skating Man (replacing the late Gregory Hines respectively)
  • Rashida Jones as Kermit's Nurse (replacing Linda Lavin respectively)
  • Cate Blanchett as Eileen, the perfume sales woman (replacing the late Joan Rivers respectively)
  • Steve Carell as Police Officer Number 1
  • David DeLuise as Police Officer Number 2
  • Tom Hanks as Police Officer Number 3
  • Tim Allen as Police Officer Number 4
  • Jeffrey Tambor as Police Officer Number 5
  • Jim Parsons as Police Officer Number 6
  • Johnny Depp as the Cop at Pete's Luncheonette (replacing Elliot Gould respectively)
  • Amy Adams as Customer Number 1 (replacing Brooke Shields respectively)
  • Cameron Diaz as Customer Number 2 (replacing Alice Spivak respectively)
  • Ian McKellen as the Train Conductor (replacing John Bentley respectively)
  • Drew Barrymore as the Elevator Passenger (replacing Dorothy Baxter respectively)
  • Will Smith as Mr. Wrightson (replacing the late Graham Brown respectively)
  • Jonah Hill as Construction Worker Number 1
  • Michael Cera as Construction Worker Number 2
  • Vincent Pastore as Construction Worker Number 3

Voice Performers

  • Matt Vogel as Kermit, Floyd, Lew Zealand, Muppet Babies Kermit, Crazy Harry, Sweetums, Pops, Camilla, Uncle Deadly and Bear Number 1 (voices)
  • Eric Jacobson as Miss Piggy, Fozzie, Sam, Animal, Marvin Suggs, the Newsman, Muppet Babies Piggy, Muppet Babies Fozzie and Bert (voices)
  • Dave Goelz as Gonzo, Beauregard, Zoot, Bill, Bunsen, Waldorf and Chip (voices)
  • Bill Barretta as Pepe, Bobo, Johnny, Rowlf, the Swedish Chef, Muppet Babies Rowlf, and Dr. Teeth (voices)
  • David Rudman as Scooter, Janice, Wayne, Bobby Benson, Beaker, Muppet Babies Scooter, and Mildred Huxtetter (voices)
  • Peter Linz as Walter, Gloria Estefan, Robin, Ernie, Statler, Link Hogthrob, Herry, Bean, Rizzo, Gill and Bear # 2 (voices)
  • Artie Esposito as Tattooey (voice)
  • Ryan Dillon as Mulch and Polly Lobster (voices)
  • Raymond Carr as Clifford (voice)
  • Bruce Edward Hall as Masterson (voice)
  • Stephanie D'Abruzzo as Skeeter and Beth Bear (voices)
  • Donna Kimball as Jill (voice)
  • Jullianne Buescher as Denise, Wanda and Yolanda (voices)


The Muppets Take Manhattan Flashback Anniversary transcript