AV Club: Are the Muppets a design influence on the characters of Bob’s Burgers?Loren Bouchard: Absolutely. That underbite, that big floppy chin—in general, that sense that you could put your hand up inside their heads and move their mouths. Muppets: big influence on a lot of aspects of this, big influence on the music. That sort of lightheartedness with which they would do musical numbers on The Muppet Show and in the movies and just the sort of looseness—the way they approached music and comedy really appeals and feels important somehow.
Puppets by Matt Wilkie and our own Rachel Hastings!
Follow the writers on Tumblr at Behind ‘Bob’s Burgers’.

AV Club: Are the Muppets a design influence on the characters of Bob’s Burgers?
Loren Bouchard: Absolutely. That underbite, that big floppy chin—in general, that sense that you could put your hand up inside their heads and move their mouths. Muppets: big influence on a lot of aspects of this, big influence on the music. That sort of lightheartedness with which they would do musical numbers on The Muppet Show and in the movies and just the sort of looseness—the way they approached music and comedy really appeals and feels important somehow.

Puppets by Matt Wilkie and our own Rachel Hastings!

Follow the writers on Tumblr at Behind ‘Bob’s Burgers’.

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