The Muppet Movie (1979) The Great Muppet Caper (1981) The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984) The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) Muppet Treasure Island (1996) Muppets From Space (1999) The Muppets (2011) Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
december in movies (pt. 2) [22/31]: the muppet christmas carol (1992) “Christmas is a loving, honest and charitable time and though it’s never put a scrap of gold or silver in my pocket, I believe that Christmas has done me good and will do me good… and I say God bless it!”
LISTEN I DID 19 AND I’LL DO 21 IN A SEPARATE ONE BUT HERE YOU GO!! [prompted from the Christmas PromptMeme]
Barry looks up from
his phone, lips dipping into a frown. “What?”
Christmas Carol? That’s your request?”
The look on Julian’s
face is almost comical – waving the DVD in the air as if it had personally
offended him, and Barry fights the urge to laugh.
levelling his eyes with Barry. “Can we at least watch the grown up version?”
head, Barry considers the question. It’s not the same. Not even remotely. Still,
he supposes that he can watch the Muppets version another time. “Yeah, uh-
okay. We can- you pick the movie.”
He really does
try not to look too put out, but Julian seems to catch it in his expression,
regardless, because the other’s expression softens, and Julian walks over to
join him on the couch. “Okay, what’s wrong?”
his eyes. “No, it’s fine.”
pinching the bridge of his nose. “Allen, you’re the worst liar I’ve ever met in
my life. Spill. Why is this so important to you?”
He trails his
fingers through his hair, before letting out a shaky breath. He supposes he’s
supposed to be sharing this kind of stuff with Julian now – they promised no more secrets.
“It’s just… it’s
tradition. Every year, I used to watch it with my parents. My mom… she’d sing
along. And then, Joe and Iris kept up the tradition, and… I don’t know, it’s
dumb, but it’s kind of a way for me to keep my parents around at Christmas?”
in, settling a palm against his cheek and kissing him softly on the lips, and a warmth spreads through Barry’s chest, soothing the ache ever so slightly.
leaves him as Julian pulls away, and Barry’s heart sinks – but it’s
only as long as it takes Julian to get up and put on the DVD before he’s
returning to him, leaning against the arm of the couch and pulling Barry
between his legs and into his arms so that his back is resting against his
going to make me sing along, are you?”
Barry lets out
a broken chuckle, wiping the moisture leaking from his eyes with his sleeve, letting himself be comforted by Juilian’s fingers stroking through his hair and massaging his scalp gently. “It’s
Julian actually has a really nice singing voice.
I published a November Feel Good List last month that people seemed to respond well too, and since sometimes the holidays can actually get people down here’s my December Feel Good List! I hope you guys like it!
Miracle on 34th Street
The Muppet Christmas Carol
It’s A Wonderful Life
Feel Good Movies in Theaters Now: Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them and Moana.