For the last several decades, Steve Whitmire has been the voice of Kermit The Frog, but he was let go last fall after what (depending on who you ask) was potentially years of problems between him, Henson, and Disney. As will all things, the Muppet show must go on, so we are now getting our first listen to Matt Vogel, the new voice of Kermit. He’s not bad. Not as good as Jim Henson was, but I’m not sure anyone ever could be.

For comparison, here’s Steve Whitmire as Kermit:

And here’s the original, Jim Henson:

Source: Nerdist

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