The Muppets Are Real (And Miss Piggy Got a Boob Job)Mat Honan11/11/11 5:00pm651EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalink It would be easy to ruin the Muppets: Just make them modern. Why do the Muppets have so much staying power? They're real. They actually exist. Felt and batting in the era of CGI.