The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
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Gene Kelly 

When Gene Kelly was first booked for the show he said to the writers that he didn't just want to do, 'Singing in the Rain'. The writers turned Gene's request into a running gag for the show... See full summary »

Director:

Philip Casson

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Gene Kelly ... Himself - Special Guest Star
Frank Oz ... Miss Piggy (voice)
Jerry Nelson ... Dr. Julius Strangepork / Announcer / Wolfhound / Pops / Chris Rudolph / Slim Wilson (voice)
Richard Hunt ... Scooter / Statler / Janice / Lubbock Lou / Dog (voice)
Dave Goelz ... Gonzo / Beauregard (voice)
Louise Gold Louise Gold ... Annie Sue Pig (voice)
Steve Whitmire ... Jugband Member / Rizzo the Rat (voice)
Kathryn Mullen ... Additional Muppets (voice)
Jim Henson ... Kermit the Frog / Link Hogthrob / The Swedish Chef / Waldorf / Muppet Newsman / Rowlf (voice)
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Storyline

When Gene Kelly was first booked for the show he said to the writers that he didn't just want to do, 'Singing in the Rain'. The writers turned Gene's request into a running gag for the show, and much to Kermits dismay, Gene Kelly insists on just passively watching the Muppet's do their "thing" from the wings of the stage. But of course, the Muppets get their way in the end, and Gene Kelly performs a few numbers while backstage with Kermit and the gang, including the song 'Singing in the Rain'. Written by brtndr

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Music

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 February 1981 (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 was the final show to be filmed. The last footage shot was a sequence involving Fozzie, scooter and knife throwing Signor Faffi. After floor manager Richard Holloway called out "Ladies and Gentlemen, that's a final wrap!", he was hit in the face with a pie, in true Muppet fashion. See more »

Quotes

Statler: Are you ready for the end of the world?
Waldorf: Sure, it couldn't be worse than this show.
[they both laugh]
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Connections

Featured in The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

You Wonderful You
(uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Jack Brooks and Saul Chaplin
Sung by Gene Kelly, Miss Piggy and Gonzo
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