ET Top 5: 5 Fun Facts About Kermit the Frog

By SARAH FLANIGAN

March 21, 2014

Kermit the Frog and the entire Muppets gang are back and embarking on a new adventure in Muppets Most Wanted, in theaters March 21. In the flick, the beloved frog finds himself in the slammer after being framed by a European jewel-heist caper, who also happens to be his look-a-like. 

But, aside from Kermit landing in the big house, ET is breaking down 5 fun facts you should know about Kermit the Frog. 

At number five: he made his television debut on Sam and Friends with his creator Jim Henson providing the voice. 

Number four: though Kermit is nearly 60 years old, he doesn’t consider himself that old at all. “Frog years are a little different,” he told ET. “I’m actually only, maybe in my 30s in the frog world you see.” 

Number three: his voice has changed over the years. Jim Henson voiced the character until Steve Whitmire took over the role in 1990 after the Muppets creator died.

Be sure to check out the video above to see what came in number one and number two! 

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