Joel McHale in Community

The Muppets are shifting from music to murder with Brian Henson’s crime/comedy The Happytime Murders, and Joel McHale (The Great OutdoorsCommunity) has just joined the cast.

Mirroring a sort of Who Framed Roger Rabbit vibe, The Happytime Murders exists in a world where humans and Muppets live as one – but there’s a catch. In this world, Muppets are viewed as an underrepresented minority of sorts. And to make matters worse, the cast of “The Happytime Gang,” an ’80s television show for children (think Sesame Street), is being killed off one by one, and the detective assigned to the case is a fellow Muppet named Phil Phillips whose reputation has fallen on hard times. Melissa McCarthy is starring as his ...

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