Top 7 Muppet Christmas Carol Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Muppet Christmas Carol facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Muppet Christmas Carol film message.

In The Muppet Christmas Carol, Michael Caine walks past a shop called Mickelwhite's...Michael Caine's real name is Maurice Micklewhite.
In The Muppet Christmas Carol, Michael Caine walks past a shop called Mickelwhite's...Michael Caine's real name is Maurice Micklewhite.

There are two Marley brothers, Jacob and Robert Marley, so the original Jacob and Bob Marley.

Muppet Christmas Carol Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • Scrooge stops to speak to Beaker and Bunsen outside the Grapes Tavern. The Grapes is a small riverside pub in London where a young Charles Dickens wrote, and is today owned by Ian McKellen.

  • 1 - Scrooge's two former business partners are Jacob and Robert Marley. Bob is short for Robert, a subtle reference to Bob Marley and the Wailers.
    Scrooge's two former business partners are Jacob and Robert Marley. Bob is short for Robert, a subtle reference to Bob Marley and the Wailers.
  • 1 - Scrooge twice passes by the names Statler and Waldorf, the Muppets who play Jacob and Robert Marley.
    Scrooge twice passes by the names Statler and Waldorf, the Muppets who play Jacob and Robert Marley.

Muppet Christmas Carol Hidden Details

1 - The names Statler and Waldorf briefly show up in the background while Scrooge tours the city at the end. The Muppets Statler and Waldorf play Jacob and Robert Marley in the movie.
The names Statler and Waldorf briefly show up in the background while Scrooge tours the city at the end. The Muppets Statler and Waldorf play Jacob and Robert Marley in the movie.
Muppet Christmas Carol poster
Muppet Christmas Carol poster

Muppet Christmas Carol Plot

The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Muppet Christmas Carol. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Director Brian Henson
Stars Michael Caine, Dave Goelz, The Great Gonzo, Steve Whitmire
IMDB score 7.7