Donald Trump Jr., a Muppet reject if there ever was one, claimed this week that The Muppets have been “canceled” by liberalism and was decidedly humiliated on Twitter in response.

Earlier this month, Disney finally released “The Muppet Show” on its streaming service Disney+, a move long-awaited by Muppet fans around the world.

On the air from 1977 to 1981, “The Muppet Show” featured variety acts as performed by Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzi Bear, and others along with comedy and musical acts and a human guest star.

Among the many celebrities who appeared on the program include Alice Cooper, Jim Nabors, Rita Moreno, Mark Hamill, Julie Andrews, and Vincent Price, just to name a few.

That being said, Disney has placed a disclaimer prior to just 18 of the 120 episodes warning of potentially culturally and racially insensitive content involving some skits and jokes.

Only two episodes do not currently appear on Disney+, one because of licensing issues involving songs, the other because the human guest on the show was later convicted of possessing child pornography.

As a fan of “The Muppet Show” I have seen the disclaimer on a couple episodes thus far. I can understand why Disney felt it necessary even though the incidents it warns about appear minor in general. You might not even catch them.

However, Donald Trump Jr. interpreted the disclaimer as Disney canceling The Muppets due to pressure from liberals.

Nothing has been canceled or destroyed here. And liberals had nothing to do with it. This is yet more faux outrage from Don Jr., whose father literally tried to cancel democracy and the lives of his vice president and several lawmakers in an attempted coup on January 6th at the Capitol. Junior himself recently appeared to incite gun violence against teachers.

The fact is that Disney has not “canceled” The Muppets. Nearly every episode is currently available to stream and none of the potentially offensive content has been removed. It’s embarrassing that Trump Jr. would take such a stance, and Twitter users promptly humiliated him for it.

Jim Henson, the late-creator of The Muppets along with Fraggle Rock and Sesame Street, was a strong supporter of civil rights and his company publicly criticized opposition to same-sex marriage in 2012. He would likely support the disclaimer if he were still alive today. And he would certainly not want anything to do with the Trumps.

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