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A meme is "an idea, behavior, or style that spreads from person to person within a culture. In recent years, especially in reaction to increased media presence, Kermit the Frog has become the subject of various internet memes. In contrast to the real Kermit character's usual family-friendly antics, the video shows the puppet engaging in drug abuse, smoking , alcoholism , performing oral sex on Rowlf the Dog , smashing a picture of Miss Piggy with a breast exposed and attempting suicide. The video spread virally across the Internet. The Victoria Times Colonist called it an "online sensation".
By: Elizabeth Nolan Brown. Darrell Day has experienced first-hand the weird things that can happen when a little homemade video is put on the Internet and thus let out into the world. It was written about by Entertainment Weekly. Copyright law, they believed, should distinguish between the two.
Kermit the Frog is a Muppet character created and originally performed by Jim Henson. Introduced in , Kermit serves as the straight man protagonist of numerous Muppet productions, most notably Sesame Street and The Muppet Show , as well as in other television series, feature films, specials, and public service announcements through the years. Henson performed Kermit until his death in ; Steve Whitmire performed Kermit from that time until his dismissal in Kermit is currently performed by Matt Vogel.