The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
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Mummenschanz 

While the experimental mime troupe performs onstage, Miss Piggy must deal backstage with the advances of a recently smitten Gonzo.

Director:

Peter Harris

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Mummenschanz Mummenschanz ... Themselves - Special Guest Star (as The Mummenschanz)
Frank Oz ... Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam the Eagle / George the Janitor / Mildred (voice)
Jerry Nelson ... Floyd Pepper / Vendaface (voice)
Richard Hunt ... Scooter / Wayne / Pig Dancers / Statler (voice)
Dave Goelz ... Gonzo (voice)
Eren Ozker Eren Ozker ... Girl Dancers (voice)
John Lovelady John Lovelady ... Whatnot Dancers (voice)
Jim Henson ... Kermit the Frog / Rowlf / Eel / Muppet Newsman / Waldorf (voice)
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Storyline

While the experimental mime troupe performs onstage, Miss Piggy must deal backstage with the advances of a recently smitten Gonzo.

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Genres:

Comedy | Family | Music

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 May 1977 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This episode marks the debut of one of Gonzo's trademarks. Him rushing rapidly through the camera with a WHOOSH sound effect. See more »

Goofs

In the library sketch, we can briefly see Wanda's puppeteer's head underneath her. This sketch is later marketed on its own as a Muppet Meeting Film. See more »

Quotes

Waldorf: That was a funny show.
Statler: Yes, it was. I wonder if they meant it that way.
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Connections

References Finian's Rainbow (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
(uncredited)
Music by Jerome Kern
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Performed by Frank Oz
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