Chud recently caught up with director Nicholas Stoller for his upcoming Russell Brand/Jonah Hill comedy Get Him to the Greek.

During the interview the subject of The Greatest Muppet Movie Ever Made that Stoller is writing (with Jason Segel) came up. He discussed his feelings on this old franchise:

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"If you watch The Muppet Movie now it's amazing how much they break the fourth wall and how Simpsons-esque it is, but obviously before The Simpsons. It's very self-aware and kind of amazing. I call The Muppets the gateway drug for all comedy nerds - it's what you see that makes you want to do comedy for the rest of your life."