The Muppet Show

Season 5 Episode 1

Carol Burnett

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Aired Unknown Sep 20, 1980 on
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There's no show today, almost; the theater is turned into a dance marathon hosted by Gonzo.

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    Louise Gold

    Louise Gold

    Annie Sue (1977-1981)

    Kathryn Mullen

    Kathryn Mullen

    Gaffer / Various (1978-1981)

    Carol Burnett

    Carol Burnett

    Herself

    Guest Star

    Jim Henson

    Jim Henson

    Kermit the Frog / Rowlf the Dog / Link Hogthrob / The Swedish Chef (puppetry and voice) / Dr. Teeth / Muppet Newsman / Waldorf

    Recurring Role

    Frank Oz

    Frank Oz

    Miss Piggy(1977-1981)/ Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam the Eagle / The Swedish Chef (Hands)

    Recurring Role

    Richard Hunt

    Richard Hunt

    Beaker / Miss Piggy (1976-1977) / Janice (1977-1981) / Wayne / Scooter / Statler / Sweetums

    Recurring Role

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    • TRIVIA (2)

      • This is one of the episodes where Statler and Waldorf do not have the last lines with a final comment in the closing credits because Carol Burnett tries to perform her sketch of "The Lonely Asparagus", but the show ends.

      • This episode won the Emmy for Best Writing for a Comedy/Variety program for the 1980/81 season.

    • QUOTES (4)

      • Male Monster: (to a Female Monster) Hey, hey, hey! Do you know what sea monsters eat?
        Female Monster: I give up.
        Male Monster: Fish and ships!

      • English Gent: (to Zelda Rose) I put my golfing shoes on by mistake and my feet are killing me!
        Zelda Rose: Oh, why?
        English Gent: I put them on inside out!

      • Girl Muppet: (to a pirate) Why do we keep dancing around in the circles?
        Pirate: Because me wooden leg be screwed to the floor.

      • Waldorf: (to Statler) Say, Statler, what's the first prize?
        Statler: 3 weeks away from "The Muppet Show".
        (They start dancing.)

    • NOTES (2)

      • This is the first time Miss Piggy is eaten by a monster (Big Mama), but the mosnter seems to regret her choice in snack item after being kicked in the stomach from the inside, another first.

      • During one scene in her dressing room,Carol Burnett makes a statement about Julie Andrews'episode.Carol and Julie are actually the best of friends.

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