Nearly a year after a screenwriter's lawsuit over Disney's "Muppet Babies" reboot was dismissed, the trustee of Jeffrey Scott's bankruptcy estate has filed a new complaint alleging copyright infringement in a production bible and scripts from the original series.
In a 91-page report and recommendation, a magistrate judge finds that the new version of the Philadelphia Phillies’ mascot falls within the “derivative works exception” to copyright termination. But questions still remain.
"Saturday Night Live's" literal beat down of "The Muppet Show" so closely resembled the classic Jim Henson characters that some viewers thought the Muppets had really made an appearance on the show. Did SNL go too far?