Well, Krom, I don't care how corny it was to have both Davy Jones (who I'm sure none of the Craft children or his students had any clue as to who he was) and Kermit, but this was filmed in my little home town and I got to be part of the volunteers and the move the bus scene. For a small community like ours this was a very BIG deal! The Craft family (whom I really don't know personally) are well loved by the towns people and especially his students. I honestly didn't know about all the hardships this family had gone through with their children but they are very humble and appreciative of all that EMHE did for them. It was pretty cool to watch the show and recognize so many people as well. I wasn't in any scenes but you feel a real part of a show like this when it involves people you know. This community and the neighboring town where he teaches and coaches are very small but this community, like so many small towns across America where everyone cares about their neighbors even if they don't know them very well, all come together to help someone in need.
When we heard Kermit was going to be the Project Mgr. instead of Ty, as you can imagine, at first everyone including Elizabeth Craft (the mom) were a little disappointed, but Kermit was cute and the bottom line is, the family got a tremendous gift. I have thought this show was getting cheesier than ever, but one's perspective is different when you know those involved and realize that what was done, really does make a difference.