The Muppet Show

Season 1 Episode 14

Bruce Forsyth

Aired Unknown Dec 06, 1976 on



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Waldorf: That Miss Piggy takes umbrage at the slightest annoyance.
      Statler: I usually take aspirin. Maybe I'll take some umbrage.

    • Waldorf: Well, now I've seen everything.
      Statler: Good. Can we leave?

    • Waldorf: Bravo!
      Statler: Brilliant!
      Waldorf: There aren't many performers who can hold a candle to Bruce Forsyth.
      Statler: Of course not, they'd burn him
      Waldorf: Statler, you must be the old fool there's no fool like.

    • Statler: This show brought a tear to my eye.
      Waldorf: Really?
      Statler: Yeah, I'm sitting on a tack.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • "In a Little Spanish Town" was written by Samuel Lewis, Mabel Wayne, and Joseph Young.

      "Tree" was arranged by Oscar Rasbach who adapted Joyce Kilmer's poem to music.

      "Side by Side" was written by Harry M. Woods.

      "Let There Be Love" was written by Jan Grant and Lionel Rand.

    • The song "All I Need is the Girl" is from the classic Jule Styne-Stephen Sondheim musical Gypsy, which starred future Muppet Show guest Ethel Merman.