"Swine Song" many have been a bit on-the-nose regarding the show makeover. Kermit even said, at one point, that bringing all the Muppets into the mix would add more joy to the series. Which was one of the buzz phrases/rhetoric pieces used in all the stories about the changeup. But, overall, there was a noticeable shift toward the better. If they can just keep everyone from being overworked and miserable, that'd be a huge leap in its own right.