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Aceasta este o listă completă de episoade de live-action/puppet television series The Muppet Show.

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120 episoade au fost produse între 1976 și 1980. Episoadele sunt frecvent date, într-o diferită ordine, în funcție de momentul când au fost difuzate pe anumite piețe. De exemplu, seria de episode Prowse Julieta și Connie Stevens au fost primele două produse, în 1976, dar acest episod a fost Rita Moreno (în general), primul episod de a fi difuzate în USA. În sezonul 2005 unul DVD box set, Buena Vista Home Entertainment a plasat episoade în scopul de producției, nu a difuzat în ordine. Ordinea de producție nu este același ca pentru înregistrare (episodul Connie Stevens a fost înregistrat înainte de episodul Julieta Prowse).

Sezonul 1 (1976-1977)[modificare | modificare sursă]

# Guest Star Initial Airing
1.01 (1) Juliet Prowse

Backstage: Scooter and Muppy convince Kermit to allow them to do a number and then make various demands. Song:Mah Nà Mah NàGonzo’s Act: Eating a tire to ‘Flight of the BumblebeeGuest Act: Juliet Prowse dances to the second half of Scott Joplin's 'Solace' Ballroom: ‘Mind if I Smoke?’ Rowlf’s Act: ‘You and I and George’ Chatting with Guest Star: Robert Redford of Frogs Sketch: Kid Fozzie Comes to Town Song: ‘Simon Smith and his Amazing Dancing Bear’ Scooter sings while Fozzie dances

Song:Temptation’ by the Muppet Glee Club 
1.02 (2) Connie Stevens and Ernie and Bert

Backstage: Fozzie believes everyone hates him when he hears muppets insulting Gonzo’s teddy bear. Song: 'Kirmit sings Lydia the Tattooed Lady' Swedish Chef: Meatballs Guest Act: 'A Teenager in Love' by Connie Stevens Ballroom: Classy Rats Song: 'Ain't Misbehavin'' by Electric Mayhem Guest Act: '(They Long to Be) Close to You' by Connie Stevens Song: Saxophone Number Gonzo’s Act: Grow a tomato plant to the 1812 Overture. Muppet News Flash: Hotline to Washington

Guest Act: Bert sings while Connie Stevens dances in background ‘Some Enchanted Evening’ 
1.03 (3) Joel Grey

Backstage: Fozzie’s jokes for any subjects Song:Comedy Tonight’ from the musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Ballroom: Family Jokes Muppet News Flash: Boffo the Human Cannonball Guest Act: 'Willkommen' from the musical Cabaret Chatting with Guest Star: Joel’s life story Song:PachalafakaWayne and Wanda:Stormy WeatherFozzie’s Act: Jokes for any subject Sketch: Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Disappearing Clues Muppet News Flash: Brooklyn is held hostage by a retired bus driver. Gonzo’s Act: Destroying a vintage automobile to ‘The Anvil Chorus

Guest Act: 'Razzle Dazzle' from the musical Chicago 
1.04 (4) Ruth Buzzi

Backstage: Wind-up TV Show Host Song:Sunny’ by Electric Mayhem Ballroom: ‘I Have Three Feet’ Wayne and Wanda: ‘Row, Row, Row’ Muppet News Flash: The Atlantic Ocean has been kidnapped. Guest Act: ‘Too Good to be True’ Rowlf’s Act: ‘I Never Harmed an Onion’ Chatting with Guest Star: Buzzi hates fat but loves to eat Fozzie’s Act: Greatest straight man in the business Guest Act: Buzzi breaks her torturers down under pressures Song:You Can't Rollerskate in a Buffalo Herd

Pressing Questions: Is the Human Body Obsolete? 
1.05 (5) Rita Moreno

Backstage: Telephone running gag. Guest Act: French Tango Veterinarian’s Hospital: Bob operates on Fozzie. Muppet News Flash: Chicken dances ballet. Swedish Chef: Pancakes Ballroom: Shark in the ballroom. Song: ‘To Morrow’ Song: 'Lady of Spain Marvin Suggs and his Muppophones Pressing Questions: Is conversation a dying art? Muppet News Flash: ‘There is no news tonight.’ Chatting with Guest Star: Cue Cards Wayne and Wanda: 'Goody Goody' Fozzie’s Act: 'Charlton Heston doesn’t tell jokes.'

Guest Act: 'Fever
1.06 (6) Jim Nabors

Backstage: Scooter’s first day Song: ‘Money’ by the Electric Mayhem Guest Act: ‘Gone With The Wind’ Muppet News Flash: Flying saucer lands at gas station Sketch: The Danceros Ballroom: Health Rowlfe’s Act: "Dog Eat Dog" Chatting with Guest Star: Astrological signs Wayne and Wanda: 'Indian Love Call' from the operetta Rose Marie Fozzie’s Act: ‘If you don’t laugh, I’ll never come back.’ Guest Act: Nabors works bakery security

Guest Act:Thank God I'm a Country Boy’ 
1.07 (7) Florence Henderson

Backstage: Piggy comes on to Kermit Sketch: Bouncing Borelino Brothers Guest Act:Elusive ButterflyBallroom: Floor Hogs Chatting with Guest Star: Piggy threatens Henderson Rowlf’s Act: ‘Coddlestone Pie’ Pressing Questions: Was Shakespeare Bacon? Fozzie’s Act: Impressions of great actors Guest Act:Happy Together

Sketch: Love comes to Koozbane 
1.08 (8) Paul Williams

Backstage: Fozzie and Scooter prepare to do the telephone pole bit Song: ‘All of Me’ Guest Act:An Old Fashioned Love SongMuppet Labs: All-purpose tenderizer Sketch: ‘Silence’ a poem by Rowlf Ballroom: ‘You wanna take a trip?’ Song: ‘I’m in Love with a Big Blue Frog’ Chatting with Guest Star: Famous short people Guest Act: ‘Got anything cheaper?’ sketch Wayne and Wanda: ‘You do something to me’ Muppet News Flash: ‘I picked up the phone and there was no one there.’ Fozzie’s Act: The telephone pole bit

Guest Act: ‘Sad Song’ 
1.09 (9) Charles Aznavour

Backstage: Scooter becomes Gonzo’s manager Song: 'I Feel Pretty' (from the musical West Side Story) Guest Act: ‘The Old Fashioned Way’ Veterinarian’s Hospital: Bob saved nine out of ten this week. Ballroom: Bananas have appeal. Song: 'Does Your Chewing Gum Lose It's Flavor (On The Bedpost Over Night)' Chatting with Guest Star: French, the language of love. Pressing Questions: What is man’s role in the universe? Fozzie’s Act: ‘Look out!’

Guest Act: 'Inchworm
1.10 (10) Harvey Korman

Song: ‘Atom Bomb’ by Electric Mayhem Sketch: Interview with Animal. Guest Act: Harvey trains a dangerous animal. Pressing Questions: What is the meaning of life? Ballroom: Guy has swelled head. Song: ‘Jam’ by Electric Mayhem Chatting with Guest Star: Harvey’s the token human on the show. Veterinarian’s Hospital: Bob’s nerves are getting to him. Wayne and Wanda: ‘I Get a Kick out of You’ Guest Act: Chicken outfit Fozzie’s Act: ‘Good grief, the comedian’s a bear!’ Muppet News Flash: Boxer will defend title against himself.

Song: ‘Halfway Down the Stairs’ by Robin 
1.11 (11) Lena Horne

Backstage: Piggy won’t be performing this week Song: ‘Ragg Mopp’ Guest Act:I Got a NameMuppet News Flash: Woman has eaten nothing but seaweed. Ballroom: ‘You’re always blowing your top.’ Song: Sax and piano duet. Chatting with Guest Star: Fozzie wants to talk to the guest stars. Swedish Chef: Spaghetti Gonzo’s Act: Unique version of ‘Pop Goes the Weasel’ Guest Act: ‘I’m Glad There is You’ Fozzie’s Act: Tribute to Marcel Marceau

Guest Act:Sing’ 
1.12 (12) Peter Ustinov

Backstage: Kermit is jealous of Ustinov Song: Evening at the Pops Muppet Labs: Robot Politician Ballroom: Punch Bowl Guest Act: Economics sketch Song: ‘Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song’ Song: ‘You do Something to Me’ Muppet News Flash: Cure for the common cold Wayne and Wanda:Autumn LeavesPressing Questions: Psychiatry

Song:Bein' Green’ 
1.13 (13) Bruce Forsyth

Backstage: Fozzie thinks he can handle any heckler. Then Kermit cancels his act. Song: The Snerfs Guest Act: ‘All I Need is the Girl’ Ballroom: ‘Mind if I light up?’ Song: ‘I’m My Own Grandpa’ Chatting with Guest Star: Bruce rents a duck. Wayne and Wanda: Trees Guest Act: Bruce and Fozzie’s comedy routine Veterinarian’s Hospital: Duck!

Guest Act: ‘Let there be Love’ 
1.14 (14) Sandy Duncan

Backstage: Kermit wants to know what the banana sketch is. Guest Act: ‘A Nice Boy Like Me’ Swedish Chef: Doughnut. Fozzie’s Act: The banana sketch. Ballroom: Falling for you. Guest Act: Sandy makes Sweetums feel beautiful Song: ‘Nobody’ by Gonzo and Rowlf Song: ‘Never Smile at a Crocodile' Chatting with Guest Star: The banana sketch. Muppet News Flash: Jumping in place record. Veterinarian’s Hospital: Bob’s first transplant.

Guest Act: ‘Try To Remember’ 
1.15 (15) Candice Bergen

Backstage: Objects for Kermit running gag. Song: What Now My Love?’ Guest Act: ‘Put Another Log on the Fire’ Ballroom: George pops the question. Pressing Questions: Does travel broaden the mind? Song: ‘It's not Where You Start, it's Where You Finish’ by Rowlf Chatting with Guest Star: Candice takes Kermit’s picture. Swedish Chef: Hot Sauce Guest Act: ‘That Face’ Veterinarian’s Hospital: Frog in the throat. Guest Act: ‘You've Got to Have Friends’

Special Note: This episode included several blunders on Jim’s part. He starts laughing in the middle of the Swedish Chef number and Kermit’s pie in Fozzie’s face hits Candice, leaving Frank to cover with a lot of yelling. 
1.16 (16) Avery Schreiber

Backstage: Piggy tries to make Kermit jealous Song: ‘Tenderly’ by the Electric Mayhem Guest Act: Sir Avery versus the monster of the moor. Muppet Labs: Gorilla detector. Guest Act: Avery as museum security guard. Ballroom: Boogie! Boogie Boogie! Rowlf’s Act: ‘May You Always Walk in Sunshine’ Chatting with Guest Star: Piggy continues to flirt with Avery Wayne and Wanda: ‘Some Enchanted Evening’ Veterinarian's Hospital: Series of bird jokes. Fozzie’s Act: Banana in the ear gag. Muppet News Flash: ‘There is no news tonight.’

Guest Act: Nonsense sound song. 
1.17 (17) Ben Vereen

Backstage: Fozzie gets locked in a magician’s box Running Gag: Crazy Harry explodes things. Guest Act: ‘Jump, Shout, Knock Yourself Out’ Guest Act: ‘Mr. Cellophane’ Muppet News Flash: Flag pole sitting record Ballroom: The rolling stones. Rowlf’s Act: Fur Elise Chatting with Guest Star: Dancers have to keep in shape Veterinarian's Hospital: Bob plays in the operating room. Wayne and Wanda: ‘I’ll Know’ Fozzie’s Act: Fozzie in a box

Guest Act: ‘Pure Imagination’ 
1.18 (18) Phyllis Diller

Backstage: Hilda considers ways to make herself look younger. Song: ‘Mississippi Mud’ Guest Act: Phyllis and Rowlf discuss what losers they are. Muppet News Flash: Woman flies to Dallas. Ballroom: Statler and Waldorf join the dance Song: ‘Ol' Lazybones’ by the Electric Mayhem Chatting with Guest Star: Fozzie gets comedy tips. Song: ‘Huggawugga’/’You are my sunshine’ Muppet Labs: Exploding hats. Veterinarian's Hospital: Loaf of bread

Guest Act: ‘The Entertainer’ 
1.19 (19) Vincent Price

Backstage: Three-headed monster wants to be on the show. Song: ‘I've Got You Under My Skin’ Guest Act: ‘House of Horror’ sketch Wayne and Wanda: ‘Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered’ Pressing Questions: Gourmet Dining. Ballroom: Haunted ballroom. Song: ‘I’m Looking Through You’ Chatting with Guest Star: How to become a vampire Muppet News Flash: Furniture comes alive

Guest Act: ‘You’ve Got a Friend’ 
1.20 (20) Valerie Harper

Backstage: Statler is determined to meet Valerie and brings her a rapidly growing African berry bush Guest Act: Valerie convinces Kermit to let her do the opening act by singing 'Broadway Baby'. Swedish Chef: Chef decorates then smooshs cake Muppet News Flash: Steam fitter turns into a rug Rowlf’s Act: Rowlf reads poem 'The Butterfly' Ballroom: Bat attack Song: Rowlf and Sam sing 'Tit-willow' Song: Floyd sings 'Searchin' Wayne and Wanda: 'On a clear day you can see forever' Muppet News Flash: Dateline nothing

Guest Act: Valerie dances with the Clodhoppers to 'Nobody Does It Like Me' 
1.21 (21) Twiggy

Backstage: Gang encounters Phantom of the Muppet Show Song: 'Dance' Guest Act: 'In My Life' Wayne and Wanda: 'Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow' Guest Act: 'The King's Breakfast' Ballroom: Chandelier Rowlf’s Act: 'Minuet in G Major' Sketch: Vendaface Muppet News Flash: Mrs. Thomas ate a diesel tractor

Guest Act: 'Nobody's Business But My Own' 
1.22 (22) Ethel Merman and Richard Bradshaw

Backstage Fozzie's agent, Irving Bizare, comes in to negotiate Fozzie's contract Sketch: 'Java' Guest Act: Medley of songs Ms Merman Song: 'Don't sugar me' sung by a mouse in a tea cup Chatting with Guest Star: Ms Merman teaches Miss Piggy to sing Guest Puppeteer Australian Richard Bradshaw, with shadow puppets

Song: Ms Merman sings 'There's No Business Like Show Business
1.23 (23) Kaye Ballard

Backstage The electric mayhem band gets fed up with playing the theme song every night and threaten to quit unless Kermit allows them to play their own music. Song: 'In the summertime' Guest Act: 'What would you say?"' Muppet News Flash: Longest sentence Ballroom: Pig Latin Song: Life Chatting with Guest Star: Theme Song Sketch: The Barber Shop Vendaface: Changing ugly women to pretty women

Guest Act: 'One Note Samba' 
1.24 (24) Mummenschanz

Backstage: Gonzo pesters Ms. Piggy for her attention Song: Floyd, Scooter and the gang sing 'Hey Mr. Bass man' Guest Act: Mummenschanz performs mime with notepad masks Sketch: The Library Guest Act: Mummenschanz performs crawly creatures Ballroom: Animal gets a watch to run Song: 'When I'm not near the Girl I Love' sung by a fish in an aquarium Chatting with Guest Star: Mummenschanz show Kermit that you don't have to speak to communicate Wayne and Wanda: ‘It's Only a Paper Moon’ Vendaface: Statler gets a punch in the face Muppet News Flash: Russia's oldest living human

Guest Act: Mummenschanz performs mime with clay masks 

Sezonul 2 (1977-1978)[modificare | modificare sursă]

# Guest Star Initial Airing
2.01 (25) Don Knotts

Backstage: The band is so pleased with the song Fozzie picks for them that they declare him hip and give him a pair of shades. Song: ‘Sweet Gingerbread Man’ Song: ‘Windmills of Your Mind’ Guest Act: ‘Beast of the Week’ sketch Veterinarian’s Hospital: Patient with three feet. Song: ‘Burlington Bert’ Chatting with the Guest Star: Fozzie and Don enjoy being hip Song: ‘What a Wonderful World’ by Rowlf Swedish Chef: Fish Stew

Guest Act: Lullaby of Bird Land 
2.02 (26) Zero Mostel

Backstage: Scooter’s uncle will give the show the money they need, if they put a lady wrestler number in the show and enraging Sam in the process. Song: Chopin's ‘Polonaise in A Flat’ by Electric Mayhem Guest Act: ‘What do the Simple Folk Do?’ At the Dance: Tennis Muppet Labs: Magnetic carrots Song: Piano-sax duet, "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes" Guest Act: ‘Fears’ poem Song: Drum Solo Sketch: Lady Wrestling

Note: Mostel died before this episode was broadcast, the only guest to have this distinction. 
2.03 (27) Milton Berle

Backstage:Fozzie hides from his idol, Milton Berle. Song:Ugly Guest Act: Statler and Waldorf successfully drive Uncle Milty insane by heckling him, creating a hilarious monologue in the process. News Flash: Pigs in Space: An unidentified object is going to crash into the Swinetrek: Gonzo on a motorcycle. Guest Act: Milton Berle sings 'The Entertainer' with Rowlf accompanying on the piano. Chorus includes Scooter and Fozzie and Piggy in the end. Sketch: Zelda Rose and her Singing Owl

Guest Act: Milton Berle and Fozzie do a song and dance act: 'Top Banana' 
2.04 (28) Rich Little

Backstage: Gonzo interviews hopefuls for a new dancing chicken act. Song: Chanson d'Amour with Crazy Harry (the mad bomber) and 3 Muppet ladies Guest Act: impressions of the Muppet cast At the Dance: Just not Animal's night Song: "The Boy I Love," by Miss Piggy, accompanied by Rolf (and audience) Sketch: "Shine Little Glow Worm" with lizard and inchworms Chatting with the Guest Star" Muppet reporters interview Rich Little Veterinarian's Hospital: Fozzie the Bear is a little hoarse Sketch: "Tea for Two" by Gonzo and his dancing chicken, Lolita

Guest Act: Scenes from the great Hollywood musical comedies of yesterday 
2.05 (29) Judy Collins

Backstage: J.P. Gross wants to demolish the theater and put in a junkyard. Guest Act: "Howdy dowdy diddle all day" Pigs in Space: Mid-course correction maneuver Sam's Editorial: Sam announces he's disassociating himself with the show Guest Act: "I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly" Sketch: "I Talk to the Trees," with Linc Hogthrob Sketch: Kermit reports from planet Koozebane to interview the Foob Guest Act: duet on piano with Rolf, "Doe a Deer" Swedish Chef: Shotgun

Guest Act: "Send in the Clowns" 
2.06 (30) Nancy Walker

Backstage: Kermit is home sick and Fozzie is in charge. Song: Crazy Harry and a cannon. Guest Act: Nancy at the diner with Fozzie and a monster who eats dishes. Veterinarian's Hospital: Combined with At the Dance after Fozzie messes up the introduction. Song: "My Dear Old Dutch" with Bert and Rowlf. Sketch: Bird medley. Chatting with the Guest Star: Fozzie talks to Nancy about the problems with the night's show and she sings "Start All Over Again" to Fozzie. Later, Piggy and Nancy talk to Kermit on the phone. Sam's Editorial: Sam discusses nudity in the world today.

Guest Act: "They Can't Take That Away From Me" with Sweetums. 
2.07 (31) Edgar Bergen

Backstage: Fozzie decides to try a ventriloquist act. Song: "Babyface" performed by a chorus of chickens. Chatting with the Guest: Kermit chats backstage with Edgar Bergen and Charley McCarthy about frogs and the cast sings "Consider Yourself". Muppet News Flash: The reporter forgets his pants. Sketch: Gonzo wrestles a brick blindfolded. Pigs in Space: Piggy has to save the day with the "independent heating slash unifying element and horizontal equalizing plane." Song: Rowlf sings "Show Me a Rose" Chatting with the Guest: Fozzie talks with Edgar Bergen and Mortimer Snerd about their act. Fozzie's Act: Fozzie puts his ventriloquist skills to the test with his friend Chucky. Song: "Time in a Bottle" Song: Pecked out by chickens on a piano.

Guest Act: Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy discuss the Muppets and are joined by Piggy. 
2.08 (32) Steve Martin

Backstage: The show is canceled to allow auditions to take place... but they forgot to tell Steve. Fozzie gets worried Kermit will hire a new comedian to replace him. Sketch: Several acts audition including Can-Canning Rodents and Mary Louise and Friend singing "Swannee Ribbit" Guest Act: Balloon Animals. Sketch: More acts audition including Terry Louise and Friend singing "Tie a Yellow Ribbit", Vaskerville the Hound doing stand-up, and another MC auditions. Song: The Four Fazoods from the planet Koozbane. Sketch: More auditions, Gonzo and his dancing cheese, Carrie Louise and Friend singing "Old Man Ribbit." Guest Act: "Ramblin' Guy." Song: Statler and Waldorf perform "The Varsity Drag", with Fozzie copying them from the balcony. Song: Marvin Suggs and His All Food Glee Club, "Yes, We Have No Bananas Today" Guest Act: Juggling. Sketch: The Flying Zucchini Brothers human cannonball act auditions. Guest Act: Steve plays "Dueling Banjos" with the Jug Band, the All Food Glee Club, the Fazoods, and the Flying Zucchini Brothers.

Fun Fact: Brian Henson has said that the laughter in this episode is actually the laughter of the Muppet performers as the show was being recorded. 
2.09 (33) Madeline Kahn

Backstage: Gonzo has a crush on guest star Madeline Kahn. Song: Kermit does "Happy Feet." Guest Act: "I'll Never Forget Your Feet" Swedish Chef: Lobster. Song: Dr. Teeth, Zoot, and Floyd do "A New York State of Mind" Pigs in Space: The Swinetrek loses power. Song: Fozzie sings with his ukulele. Guest Act: Madeline has a run in with a monster in the park who is out to ruin her day. News Flash: Reporters are blowing up. Song: Rowlf does "In My Beautiful Balloon."

Guest Act: Madeline comforts Gonzo. 
2.10 (34) George Burns

Backstage: The cast is plagued by a gossip columnist from The Daily Scandal. Song: Piggy sings "Cuanto Le Gusta." Guest Act: Rowlf accompanies George Burns as they discuss dog acts and sings "Train Back Home." Song: "Chattanooga Choo-Choo" Veterinarian's Hospital: Dr. Bob treats a telephone. Song: Fozzie sings "Wotcher (Knocked 'Em in the Old Kent Road)". Chatting with the Guest: Gonzo chats with George Burns about Gonzo's early showbiz days. Song: Kermit and Piggy sing "I Won't Dance" in a skit that begins like an "At the Dance" segment. Sketch: A machine eating monster.

Guest Act: George sings "It All Depends on You" and "You Made Me Love You" with the cast. 
2.11 (35) Dom Deluise

Backstage: Miss Piggy collaborates with Scooter to make Kermit jealous and get a better place on the show. Song: Piggy sings "My Old Man Said Follow the Van." Guest Act: Dom Deluise travels to the planet Koozbane and meets the natives. Song: Animal has a drum solo. Veterinarian's Hospital: Dr. Bob treats a cow. Song: "Henrietta's Wedding" Song: Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem performs. Guest Act: A tour of Shepard's Institute of Animal Protection.

Guest Act: Dom sings "We Got Us" with Piggy. 
2.12 (36) Bernadette Peters

Backstage: Kermit's nephew Robin feels unwanted and wants to run away. Miss Piggy harbours jealousy against Miss Mousey. Song: Kermit and Miss Mousey sing "How Could Believe Me?" Guest Act: "Take a Little One Step, Two Step" Song: Chickens peck out "Chopsticks" on the piano. Veterinarian's Hosptial: Dr. Bob treats a shoe. Song: "The Sheik of Arabie" Sketch: Sam tells the story of the ant and the grasshopper. Chatting with the Guest: Robin chats with Bernadette who sings "Just One Person" with an ever increasing cast of Muppets. Swedish Chef: Chickie Boom. Muppet Labs: Bunsonium. Song: Robin sings "I'm Five" Muppet News Flash: A large object drops from the ceiling.

Guest Act: "Apple Jack" with the Jug Band. 
2.13 (37) Rudolf Nureyev

Backstage: Sam attempts to class up the cast due to their high culture guest star. Song: Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem perform "Minuet in G Major" Song: Piggy and Linc sing a duet from "Format:Don Giovanni". Guest Act: Swine Lake. Song: "Something's Missing" Veterinarian's Hosptial: A Tribute to Shakespeare. Guest Act: Duet in a steam bath with Piggy, "Baby, It's Cold Outside." Song: Rowlf plays a piano solo with some help from Fozzie.

Guest Act: "Top Hat, White Tie, and Tails" 
2.14 (38) Elton John

Backstage: Scooter has a song for Elton John. The Swedish Chef chases a chicken. Sam thinks Elton John is an affront to culture. Guest Act: "Crocodile Rock" with a group of crocodiles. Swedish Chef: Egg du Chef. Guest Act: Scooter starts singing "Bennie and the Jets" and Elton takes over. Veterinarian's Hospital: Dr. Bob treats a dog. Song: Rowlf and Fozzie play a song on the piano. Song: Kermit and Fozzie sing "Any Old Iron" Guest Act: "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" Pigs in Space: Boredom.

Guest Act: "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" with Miss Piggy. 
2.15 (39) Lou Rawls

Backstage: The show is thrown into chaos when Fozzie's roller skating act isn't quite ready. Guest Act: "Groovy People" News Flash: Mallarditus. Veterinarian's Hospital: Dr. Bob has no patient. Guest Act: Floyd and Animal chat with Lou. Swedish Chef: Frog's legs. At the Dance: Lots of visual gags. Song: Kermit sings "Ukelele Lady" (with Miss Piggy and Scooter) Song: Linc sings "Sonny Boy" with a piglet. Chatting with the Guest: Kermit chats with Lou, which turns into a scat song with the Electric Mayhem. Muppet Labs: Nuclear Powered Shaver. Fozzie's Act: Fozzie on roller skates.

Guest Act: "You're the One" 
2.16 (40) Cleo Laine and Bruce Schwartz

Backstage: Fozzie's mother is in the audience. Song: "Everybody Limbo" Guest Act: "It Don't Mean a Thing (If it Ain't Got That Swing)" with Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem Orchestra Pigs in Space: Annual Inspection, with Fozzie filling in for Piggy. Extra Guest Act: Bruce Schwartz performs with a marionette Song: Rowlf and a few dogs perform "Mad Dogs and Englishmen" Swedish Chef: Cleo Laine assists, singing "You're Just In Love" with the Chef. Fozzie's Act: Phrenology.

Guest Act: Cleo Lane performs with Bruce Schwartz. 
2.17 (41) Julie Andrews

Backstage: A real cow mysteriously appears backstage. Guest Act: "The Lonely Goatherd" News Flash: Sports equipment jettisoned. Gonzo's Act: Gonzo plays the bagpipes from a flagpole 10 feet in the air, but the act is cut short when a beaver pecks the flagpole, prompting it to fall down. Song: Rowlf plays some classic classical music. Chatting with the Guest: Kermit attempts a quiet chat with Julie Andrews. Song: Gonzo sings "Won't Someone Dance with Me." Song: "Way Down on Borneo Bay" by the Jug Band. Guest Act: "When You Were a Tadpole and I was a Fish" with Kermit. Sam's Commentary: Industry and Technology. Muppet Labs: Hair Growing Tonic.

Guest Act: "Whistle a Happy Tune" 
2.18 (42) Jaye P. Morgan

Backstage: Jaye P. Morgan isn't very thrilled about being on the show. Later, Scooter's uncle J.P. Gross shows up. Guest Act: Tweedley Tweedley Dee Swedish Chef: Opening a coconut Song: Rowlf, Gonzo, and Animal do Flight of the Bumblebee At the Dance: Men vs. Women, and the troubles with some of the couples. Song: Rowlf and Fozzie repeat their act from episode 2.38 Chatting with the Guest: Kermit and Jaye P. talk about explosions. Song: Floyd and the conductor perform. Pigs in Space: The Swinetrek plummets towards Earth at an incredible rate of speed, needing to toss some excess weight overboard to slow down. News Flash: The London Symphony Orchestra jettisons some instruments from their flight. Sam's Commentary: Crime.

Guest Act: "That Old Black Magic" with the Electric Mayhem. 
2.19 (43) Peter Sellers

Backstage: Bunson and Beaker keep appearing and disappearing, as well as other cast members and items. Guest Act: "Play, Gypsy, Play" Song: Rowlf sings a song about nature sounds. Chatting with the Guest: Kermit tells Peter Sellers to be himself; Peter Sellers replies he cannot because "there is no me" and "I had it surgically removed". Gonzo's Act: "Down Memory Lane" with Rowlf. Guest Act: Peter Sellers assists Linc with his workout. Song: Kermit sings "Bein' Green" Muppet Labs: Teleporter

Guest Act: "Cigarettes, and Whiskey, and Wild, Wild Women." 
2.20 (44) Petula Clark

Backstage: A moose, named Mickey and who sounds like John Wayne, hangs out backstage, upsetting Kermit. Opening Act: "Anchors Aweigh in the Morn" with Link, Scooter, Fozzie, Gonzo, and Robin Guest Act: "The Boy from Ipanema" (The Girl from Ipanema) Sketch: A Wild West bar is filled with chickens, with Gonzo as the bartender. The classic gun battle between good and evil occurs. At the Dance: The couples discuss their relationships and mothers. Song: "A Silly Song" Guest Act: "I Really Love You" with Rowlf Veterinarian's Hospital: Dr. Bob, Nurse Piggy and Nurse Janice operate on a sinking patient. The Swedish Chef: Chocolate Moose

Guest Act: Tomorrow from the musical Annie 
2.21 (45) Bob Hope and (puppeteering) Christopher Reeve

Backstage: Bob Hope is splitting his time between The Muppet Show and several charity shows. Animal tries to find a hobby. Song: A calypso number featuring Piggy and various other pigs. Guest Act: Bob and Kermit do a quick back and forth, Bob has skipped out on a benefit for the Flying Zucchini Brothers to be at the show. Song: "For What It's Worth" sung by woodland creatures, interrupted by hunters. News Flash: Opening day of fishing season. The Swedish Chef: Pressed duck. News Flash: Opening of opera season. Song: Rowlf performs a short piano solo. Song: "Sing Me the Songs" Muppet Labs: Automatic Waste Basket Song: Rowlf gets another chance at a piano solo, with an extra hand.

Guest Act: Cowboy Sketch 
2.22 (46) Teresa Brewer

Backstage: Piggy decides to go on a diet. Guest Act: "Cotton Fields Back Home" Pigs in Space: The crew is running out of oxygen, fuel and water. And swill. Song: Animal performs "Wild Thing" Gonzo's Act: Gonzo recites Shakespeare in his own way. At the Dance: The couples discuss losing weight. Song: Dr. Teeth performs a song about cheesecake. Chatting with the Guest Star: Kermit talks to Teresa about her autograph book. Muppet Labs: Electric Nose Warmer Song: Scooter sings "The Hop" with some friends Guest Act: "Spinning Wheel" with Sweetums

Guest Act: "Put Another Nickel In" 
2.23 (47) John Cleese

Backstage: John isn't terribly thrilled about being on the show. Gonzo's arm is stretched out of shape after his cannon ball trick. Song: "Somebody Stole My Gal" Gonzo's Act: Gonzo catches a cannon ball. News Flash: Solving the food crisis. Song: Rowlf and a chicken play a song on the piano. Pigs in Space: John Cleese invades the Swinetrek. At the Dance: Waiter and fly soup jokes. Song: Piggy sings "Waiting at the Church" Song: Robin and Sweetums sing "Two Lost Souls" Chatting with the Guest: John tries to help Gonzo with his misshapen arm. Sketch: Kermit reports from the planet Koozbaine. Guest Act: John refuses to do a song. The rest of the Muppets try to help.

Note: In this episode's opening, Gonzo finally blows the final note correctly. 
2.24 (48) Cloris Leachman

Backstage: Pigs take over the show. Kermit and other regulars are kept in the boiler room. Song: "That's Entertainment" Guest Act: Cloris sings a medley with Link Fozzie's Act: Fozzie the Pig performs, meeting with better success than Fozzie the Bear. Swedish Chef: The Swedish Pig makes popcorn. Veterinarian's Hospital: Rebranded "Vegetarian's Hospital," the all-pig cast is presented with a tray of fruits and vegetables as a patient. News Flash: Presented by a pig newscaster. Creating a silk purse out of a sow's ear. Pigs in Space: The Swinetrek is under attack by chopped liver.

Guest Act: "Just in Time" 

Sezonul 3 (1978-1979)[modificare | modificare sursă]

# Guest Star Initial Airing
3.01 (49) Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge
3.02 (50) Leo Sayer
3.03 (51) Roy Clark
3.04 (52) Gilda Radner
3.05 (53) Pearl Bailey
3.06 (54) Jean Stapleton
3.07 (55) Alice Cooper

Song: "Welcome To My Nightmare"

Backstage: Alice Cooper offers Kermit to sell his soul to become a rockstar. 
3.08 (56) Loretta Lynn
Backstage: The Muppet Show has to be performed at a train depot due to the theatre being fumigated. 
3.09 (57) Liberace
3.10 (58) Marisa Berenson
3.11 (59) Raquel Welch
3.12 (60) James Coco
3.13 (61) Helen Reddy
3.14 (62) Harry Belafonte
Song: "Day-O" (The Banana Boat Song) Song: "Tea for Two" (backwards) Sketch: Pigs in Space Song: "Honeysuckle Rose" (with a bee) Guest Act: Harry's drum duet with Animal Sketch: Blindfold Sprint Song: "Turn the World Around" 
3.15 (63) Lesley Ann Warren
3.16 (64) Danny Kaye
3.17 (65) Spike Milligan
International Theme, with all international muppets & Mulligans doing Disney "Its Small World" in last number. 
3.18 (66) Leslie Uggams with Big Bird
3.19 (67) Elke Sommer
'Song: 'Pennsylvania 6-5000' Cancellation of Muppet Labs Song: 'Animal Crackers in My Soup' by Electric Mayhem Pigs in Space: First Pigs on Koozebane (2-part sketch) Song: Tuxedo Junction Guest Star's Dressing Room: Gonzo tells Elke that the French Miss Piggy knows is off a perfume label. Muppet Sports: Goldfish Shooting Song: 'Row, Row, Row' 
3.20 (68) Sylvester Stallone
3.21 (69) Roger Miller
Throughout the show all the cast but Gonzo are turned it chickens because of "Clucklitis" Backstage Roger Miller asked Scooter when thing start jumping and his whole room starts to jump Song Pilgrim Penguins singing "I'm Alabamy Bound" Backstage first cast member gets and Gonzo diagnose Clucklitis. Guest Act In the Summertime Backstage Scooter when talking to Kermit turns into chicken. Bear on Patrol Fozzie brings someone in for hitting an officer and get beating up again. Chatting with Guest Kermit tells Robin not to tell guest about chicken and then Robin turns into one in front of guest. 
3.22 (70) Roy Rogers & Dale Evans
3.23 (71) Lynn Redgrave
3.24 (72) Cheryl Ladd

Sezonul 4 (1979-1980)[modificare | modificare sursă]

No. Initial Airing Guest Star
4.01 (73) John Denver
4.02 (74) Crystal Gayle
4.03 (75) Shields & Yarnell
4.04 (76) Dyan Cannon
4.05 (77) Victor Borge
4.06 (78) Linda Lavin
4.07 (79) Dudley Moore
4.08 (80) Arlo Guthrie
4.09 (81) Beverly Sills
4.10 (82) Kenny Rogers
4.11 (83) Lola Falana
4.12 (84) Phyllis George
4.13 (85) Dizzy Gillespie
4.14 (86) Liza Minnelli
4.15 (87) Anne Murray
4.16 (88) Jonathan Winters
4.17 (89) Cast of Star Wars (Mark Hamill, Peter Mayhew, Anthony Daniels and Kenny Baker)
4.18 (90) Christopher Reeve
4.19 (91) Lynda Carter
4.20 (92) Alan Arkin
4.21 (93) Doug Henning
4.22 (94) Andy Williams
4.23 (95) Carol Channing
4.24 (96) Diana Ross

Sezonul 5 (1980-1981)[modificare | modificare sursă]

No. Initial Airing Guest Star
5.01 (97) Gene Kelly
Muppets try to get Gene Kelly to sing "Singin' in the Rain". 
5.02 (98) Loretta Swit
5.03 (99) Joan Baez
5.04 (100) Shirley Bassey
Performs Goldfinger in a vault, as Muppets steal gold bars from around her. 
5.05 (101) James Coburn
5.06 (102) Brooke Shields
5.07 (103) Glenda Jackson
5.08 (104) Señor Wences and Bruce Schwartz
5.09 (105) Debbie Harry
Kermit Sings 'Rainbow Connection' with Debbie Harry 
5.10 (106) Jean-Pierre Rampal
5.11 (107) Paul Simon
5.12 (108) Melissa Manchester
5.13 (109) Tony Randall
5.14 (110) Mac Davis
5.15 (111) Carol Burnett
5.16 (112) Gladys Knight
5.17 (113) Hal Linden
5.18 (114) Marty Feldman with Cookie Monster, Ernie, Bert, Grover, Count von Count, and two Little Anything Muppets
5.19 (115) Chris Langham
5.20 (116) Wally Boag
5.21 (117) Johnny Cash
5.22 (118) Buddy Rich
5.23 (119) Linda Ronstadt
5.24 (120) Roger Moore

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