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    • Beverly Sills
      Beverly Sills
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      11/8/79
      9.9
      Sam the Eagle's hopes to bring some culture to the Muppet Theater are dashed once again when the acclaimed opera singer opens with a country-and-western number, and spends time learning to balance a spoon on her nose with Gonzo! Highlights from the episode include a Muppet Newsflash, "Muppet University" with Sam, and the closing opera number, "Pigoletto."moreless
    • Muppets at the Movies
      Muppets at the Movies
      Season 7 - Episode 8
      5/20/81
      9.9
      The Muppets spoof such classic films as "The Wizard of Oz," "Frankenstein," and "Casablanca," among many others, with the help of guest stars Lily Tomlin and Dudley Moore. Also included in this hour-long special are clips promoting the (then soon-to-be released) film "The Great Muppet Caper."
    • Doug Henning
      Doug Henning
      Season 4 - Episode 21
      5/1/80
      9.6
    • The Muppet Christmas Carol
      The Muppet Christmas Carol
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      12/11/92
      9.5
      For years, Ebenezer Scrooge has been a bitter, greedy man that treats virtually everyone around him with disdain. The approaching Christmas day doesn't mellow his mood, but something else might. He is given a ghostly warning that the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Future will appear in order to him to show him the error of his ways. If he fails to repent, he will suffer a horrific fate. This retelling of the classic story sees Gonzo (as Charles Dickens) and Rizzo with hosting duties, and other Muppets assuming the story roles.moreless
    • Peter Sellers
      Peter Sellers
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      2/25/78
      9.5

      Bunsen invents a teleporter. Sketches/Songs: "A Gypsy's Violin", "When", "Down Memory Lane", Masseur sketch, "It's Not Easy Bein' Green", "Muppet Labs", "Cigarettes & Whiskey"

    • Bernadette Peters
      Bernadette Peters
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      11/5/77
      9.5

      Kermit's nephew feels underappreciated; Piggy gets jealous of Miss Mousey. Sketches/Songs: "How Could You Believe Me When I Said I Loved You When You Know I've Been a Liar All My Life", "Take a Little One-Step", Chickens playing piano, "Veterinarian's Hospital", "The Sheik of Araby", "The Ant and the Grasshopper", "Just One Person", "Swedish Chef", "Muppet Labs", "I'm Five", "Muppet Newsflash", "Apple Jack"

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    • Anne Murray
      Anne Murray
      Season 4 - Episode 18
      3/6/80
      9.5
    • Alice Cooper
      Alice Cooper
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      11/2/78
      9.5
      Alice Cooper tries to get the Muppets to sell their souls. Sketches/Songs: "Welcome to my Nightmare", "Muppet Labs", "Toothache", "Somewhere Over the Rainbow", "Once a Year Day", "You and Me", "Pigs In Space", "School's Out"
    • Cheryl Ladd
      Cheryl Ladd
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      11/9/78
      9.5
      Sketches/Songs: "True Love", "South Rampart Street Parade", "Pigs In Space", "There's a New Sound", "I Enjoy Being a Girl", Gonzo's Act, "Sunshine on my Shoulder"
    • Christopher Reeve
      Christopher Reeve
      Season 4 - Episode 14
      2/7/80
      9.5
      When Christopher Reeve shows up as a guest star, Piggy becomes instantly smitten with him and fills her room with Superman memorabilia, knocking over pictures of Kermit. But Kermit, who normally rebuffs Piggy, finds himself getting jealous! Meanwhile, Chris comes to the "rescue" of various onstage sketches and songs, always changing into costume in a phone booth backstage. Highlights include Reeve singing "Brush Up Your Shakespeare," Reeve as a guest doctor on "Veterinarian's Hospital," Muppet Labs (Bunsen & Beaker) and a Muppet Newsflash.moreless
    • Harry Belafonte
      Harry Belafonte
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      2/15/79
      9.4
      Sketches/Songs: "Day-O", "Tea For Two", "Pigs In Space", "Honeysuckle Rose", Animal and Harry play the drums, "Muppet Sports", "Turn the World Around"
    • John Denver
      John Denver
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      9/20/79
      9.4
      John and Kermit have a surprise for the cast; they're all going to Kermits' home the swamp! But even Gonzo, even with his love of the nasty and strange, thinks it's a bad idea and no one is willing to take him up on the offer even when Kermit offers them to go.moreless
    • Linda Ronstadt
      Linda Ronstadt
      Season 5 - Episode 7
      11/1/80
      9.4
      Afraid that Linda will steal her frog away, Piggy locks Kermit up in a chest owned by Gonzo when Scooter helps him move his mildew "collection" and hides it.
    • Julie Andrews
      Julie Andrews
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      2/18/78
      9.4

      A cow ends up backstage. Sketches/Songs: "The Lonely Goatherd", "Muppet Newsflash", Gonzo's Act, "Moonlight Sonata", "Won't Somebody Dance With Me?", "Borneo", "When You Were a Tadpole and I Was a Fish", "An Editorial by Sam The Eagle", "Muppet Labs", "I Whistle a Happy Tune"

    • Liza Minnelli
      Liza Minnelli
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      11/15/79
      9.4
    • Debbie Harry
      Debbie Harry
      Season 5 - Episode 16
      2/21/81
      9.4
    • Diana Ross
      Diana Ross
      Season 4 - Episode 23
      5/15/80
      9.4
      The show's audience members are getting horrified at everyone on stage except Diana Ross.
    • Gene Kelly
      Gene Kelly
      Season 5 - Episode 17
      2/28/81
      9.4
    • Elton John
      Elton John
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      2/4/78
      9.4

      The Swedish Chef chases a chicken. Sketches/Songs: "Crocodile Rock", "Swedish Chef", "Benny and the Jets", "Veterinarian's Hospital", "Any Old Iron", "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road", "Pigs In Space", "Don't Go Breaking My Heart"

    • Arlo Guthrie
      Arlo Guthrie
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      12/4/79
      9.4
    • Andy Williams
      Andy Williams
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      3/20/80
      9.4
    • The Muppets Take Manhattan
      The Muppets Take Manhattan
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      7/13/84
      9.3
      Kermit and company want their musical – Manhattan Melodies – on Broadway – believing it would be a surefire hit (though Kermit thinks it still needs work). Unfortunately, they face rejection after rejection. With their prospects low and money scarce, a difficult decision is made – much to Kermit's regret. Most of the Muppets go their separate ways, leave Manhattan and find other jobs. A determined Kermit, however, remains – working toward selling the show and reuniting his friends. Mayhem ensues, but just when it looks like Kermit will succeed, things go horribly wrong. Can the Muppets find their missing, amnesic friend and put the show on in time?moreless
    • Paul Simon
      Paul Simon
      Season 5 - Episode 18
      4/25/81
      9.3
    • Vincent Price
      Vincent Price
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      1/31/77
      9.3
      A three-headed creature auditions for the show. Sketches/Songs: "Under My Skin", "House of Horror", "Bewitched", "Panel", "At the Dance", "I'm Looking Through You", "Talk Spot", "Muppet Newsflash", "Talking Houses", "You've Got a Friend"
    • Shields & Yarnell
      Shields & Yarnell
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      10/4/79
      9.3

      Inspired by the pantomime duo, Shields and Yarnell, Fozzie Bear works on a mime act, including "Bear walking against the wind". Kermit suggests that Fozzie find a more original act, so Fozzie tries out "Bear feeding spaghetti to an elephant" and "Bear going to a drive-in movie with a porcupine".

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    • Dyan Cannon
      Dyan Cannon
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      1/31/80
      9.3
    • Lynda Carter
      Lynda Carter
      Season 4 - Episode 15
      2/14/80
      9.2
      In awe of their "Wonder Woman" guest star, several Muppets don costumes and try to learn how to become superheroes themselves--with disastrous results. Highlights include Miss Piggy in a "Wonder Pig" sketch, the Electric Mayhem singing "A Little Help from My Friends," Floyd performing "While My Guitar Gently Weeps," and Lynda Carter performing "Orange Colored Sky" with the Super-Muppets.moreless
    • Hal Linden
      Hal Linden
      Season 5 - Episode 14
      2/7/81
      9.2
    • Rita Moreno
      Rita Moreno
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      9/9/76
      9.2
      The backstage phone keeps ringing, with amusing results. Sketches/Songs: "Slapstick Cafe", "Veterinarian's Hospital", "Muppet Newsflash", "Swedish Chef", "At the Dance", "Tomorrow", "Lady of Spain", "Panel", "Muppet Newsflash", "Talk Spot", "Goody Goody", Fozzie's Act, "Fever"
    • Victor Borge
      Victor Borge
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      11/1/79
      9.2
      When Bobby Benson has to talk to a police officer someone has to take care of his babies. Unfortunately, the babies go wild without their daddy around and beat up people they don't like.
    • Juliet Prowse (Alternate Version)
      Juliet Prowse (Alternate Version)
      Season 0 - Episode 1
      9.2
      This was the first episode of The Muppet Show to be filmed. It was never broadcast in this version, but used to sell the show to American TV networks. It was later reedited, with some material added and some material deleted and broacast later in the season. Material that is not included in this version include all of Scooter's scenes, including "Simon Smith and his Dancing Bear" and "Mahana Mhant."moreless
    • Lynn Redgrave
      Lynn Redgrave
      Season 3 - Episode 23
      5/24/79
      9.1
      In a change of pace, the Muppets intend to perform Robin Hood for the audience. The parts are quickly chosen – Kermit as Robin Hood, Fozzie as Little John, Gonzo as the Sheriff of Nottingham, Lynn Redgrave as Maid Marian, etc. Naturally, this proves to be far from a serious take on the material. Meanwhile, Miss Piggy didn't get a part at all and is jealous of Lynn. To that end, she intends to be Maid Marian by any means necessary.moreless
    • Carol Burnett
      Carol Burnett
      Season 5 - Episode 1
      9/20/80
      9.1
      There's no show today, almost; the theater is turned into a dance marathon hosted by Gonzo.
    • Senor Wences
      Senor Wences
      Season 5 - Episode 23
      5/30/81
      9.1
    • Dudley Moore
      Dudley Moore
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      10/25/79
      9.1
      Dudley has a surprise for Kermit, a robot that can do the work of the entire band and of course the Electric Mayhem feel threatened by this fact.
    • Crystal Gayle
      Crystal Gayle
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      10/11/79
      9.1
    • Bob Hope
      Bob Hope
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      2/11/78
      9.1

      Bob Hope tries to work the show into his busy schedule. Sketches/Songs: "The Pig Calypso", "For What It's Worth", "Muppet Newsflash", "Swedish Chef", "Muppet Newsflash", Rowlf plays piano, "Long Long Ago", "Muppet Labs", Rowlf plays piano, "Don't Fence Me In"

    • Marty Feldman
      Marty Feldman
      Season 5 - Episode 22
      5/23/81
      9.1
    • Loretta Lynn
      Loretta Lynn
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      10/26/78
      9.0
      Kermit and Gonzo accidentally board a train away from the railroad station temporarily housing the show. Sketches/Songs: "You're Looking at Country", "I'm All Alone", "Muppet Newsflash", Fozzie's Act, "At the Dance", "Sentimental Journey", "Oh, Lonesome Me", "Veterinarian's Hospital", "Muppet Newsflash", "The Rhyming Song", "One's on the Way"
    • Leo Sayer
      Leo Sayer
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      12/7/78
      9.0
      Piggy gets jealous of a new female pig singer. Sketches/Songs: "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing", "Carbon Paper", "The Daffodills", "The Show Must Go On", "She was a Dear Little Dicky Bird", Fozzie's Act, "When I Need You"
    • Jonathan Winters
      Jonathan Winters
      Season 4 - Episode 19
      3/13/80
      9.0
    • Steve Martin
      Steve Martin
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      10/29/77
      9.0

      Kermit auditions new acts for the next show. Songs/Sketches: "The Garbage Can Can", "Swannee River", balloons, "Tie a Yellow Ribbit Round an Ole Oak Tree", Baskerville auditions as comedian, Lenny Lizard auditions for emcee, The Four Fazoobs, "Gonzales & Yolanda", "Old Man River", "Ramblin' Guy", "Varisity Drag", "Yes, We Have No Bananas", "Jugglin' Guy", "Flying Zucchini Brothers", Steve plays with Lubbock Lou & the Jug-Huggers.

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    • Gilda Radner
      Gilda Radner
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      9.0
      Bunsen's new glue works too well. Sketches/Songs: "The Lullaby of Broadway", "Modern Major General", "Muppet Melodrama", "Witch Doctor", "A Saucy Little Bird on Nellie's Hat", "Muppet Labs", "Muppet Newsflash", "Tap Your Troubles Away"
    • John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together
      Denver comes together with his Muppet friends to celebrate the holidays. Highlights include a humorous reindition of "The Twelve Days of Christmas," and a surprisingly realistic puppet reindition of the Nativity, as Denver and the Muppets sing "Silent Night."
    • Gladys Knight
      Gladys Knight
      Season 5 - Episode 19
      5/2/81
      9.0
      The theater is under repair, but the workers have to renovate in order to build. They take the roof right off, leaving the show vulnerable to the elements. A worried Gladys Knight informs Kermit that she just heard the weather report -- snow.
    • Buddy Rich
      Buddy Rich
      Season 5 - Episode 21
      5/16/81
      9.0
    • Paul Williams
      Paul Williams
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      10/25/76
      9.0
      Paul williams seems self-conscious about his height; Fozzie impersonates a telephone pole. Sketches/Songs: "All of Me", "Just an Old Fashioned Love Song", "Muppet Labs", "Silence", "At the Dance", "I'm in Love with a Big Blue Frog", "Talk Spot", "Pittsburgh", "Talking Houses", "You Do Something to Me", "Muppet Newsflash", "The Telephone Pole Bit", "Sad Song"moreless
    • Raquel Welch
      Raquel Welch
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      11/30/78
      9.0
      Fozzie tries to become more assertive. Sketches/Songs: "Someone Just Like You", "Jamboree", "At the Dance", Fozzie's Act, "Talk Spot", "Confide in Me", "Swedish Chef", "I'm a Woman"
    • Petula Clark
      Petula Clark
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      5/6/78
      9.0

      A moose shows up at the theatre. Sketches/Songs: "Sea Chantey", "The Boy From Ipanema", Saloon sketch, "At the Dance", "Upidee", "Too Shy To Say", "Veterinarian's Hospital", "Swedish Chef", "Tomorrow"

    • Alan Arkin
      Alan Arkin
      Season 4 - Episode 24
      5/22/80
      9.0
    • Roger Moore
      Roger Moore
      Season 5 - Episode 2
      9/27/80
      8.9
    • Rudolf Nureyev
      Rudolf Nureyev
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      10/22/77
      8.9

      Sam wants a refined, cultured show for Rudolf Nureyev. Sketches/Songs: The Electric Mayhem, A Wagner opera performed, "Swine Lake", "Something's Missing", "Veterinarian's Hospital", "It's Cold Outside", "Clair De Lune", "Top Hat"

    • Marisa Berenson
      Marisa Berenson
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      12/21/78
      8.9
      Piggy tries to trick Kermit into a wedding; a boomerang fish thrower wants a job. Sketches/Songs: "Russian Pig Dance", "Dance", "Muppet Sports", "Someone to Watch Over Me", "Do-Re-Mi", "Our House", "The Wedding"
    • Mark Hamill
      Mark Hamill
      Season 4 - Episode 16
      2/21/80
      8.9
      The regularly-scheduled guest (a terrible singer) is bumped when four stars of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope suddenly appear in the theater. It's a natural for the Pigs in Space.
    • Helen Reddy
      Helen Reddy
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      9/21/78
      8.9
      Stagehand Beauregard takes things too literally. Sketches/Songs: "Staying Alive", "How Can You Be", Fozzie's dance number, "Muppet Newsflash", "Beethoven's Sonata No.8, Opus 13", "You and Me Against the World", "Veterinarian's Hospital", "Tie Me Kangaroo Down", "We'll Sing in the Sunshine"
    • Leslie Uggams
      Leslie Uggams
      Season 3 - Episode 24
      7/5/79
      8.9
      Gonzo's plan to woo his chicken girlfriend run awry when he meets Big Bird. Sketches/Songs: "Hey There, Good Times", "Muppet Labs", "Here You Come Again", "Mad About the Frog", "Bear on Patrol", "Vendawish", "Camilla", "Love Will Keep Us Together"
    • Teresa Brewer
      Teresa Brewer
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      11/19/77
      8.9

      Miss Piggy goes on a diet. Sketches/Songs: "Cotton Fields", "Pigs In Space", "Wild Thing", Gonzo's Act, "At the Dance", "Cheese Cake", "Muppet Labs", "At the Hop", "Spinning Wheel", "Nickelodeon"

    • Linda Lavin
      Linda Lavin
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      9/27/79
      8.9
    • Roy Clark
      Roy Clark
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      9/28/78
      8.9
      Fozzie tries to hide the fact that the theatre is on fire. Sketches/Songs: "Rocky Top", "Swedish Chef", "Pigs In Space", "Yesterday When I Was Young", "I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire", "Talk Spot", "At the Barn-Dance", Gonzo's Act, "Sally Was a Good Ol' Girl"
    • Roger Miller
      Roger Miller
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      5/10/79
      8.8
      Song: Penguins in Mayflower: "Alabama Bound" Cluckitis (running gag) Roger sings with watermelons Bear on Patrol: assaulting an officer Song: Roger: "A Hat Like That" Rowlf Vet's Hospital Song: Roger: "Whack-a-Doo" Song: "Dang Me".
    • Loretta Swit
      Loretta Swit
      Season 5 - Episode 9
      11/15/80
      8.8
      How well can Loretta fit into Miss Piggy's roles? It all comes to a dramatic climax with the "Pigs in Space" installment.
    • Carol Channing
      Carol Channing
      Season 4 - Episode 22
      5/8/80
      8.8
    • George Burns
      George Burns
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      9/17/77
      8.8

      A tabloid reporter looks for dirt on the Muppets. Sketches/Songs: "Cuento Le Gusta", "Train Back Home", "Chattanooga Choo Choo", "Veterinarian's Hospital", "Wotcher (Knocked 'Em in the Old Kent Road)", "I Won't Dance", "World's Most Powerful Explosive", "Medley"

    • Ethel Merman
      Ethel Merman
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      2/21/77
      8.8
      Fozzie's agent negotiates his contract. Sketches/Songs: "Java", "Medley", "Don't Sugar Me", "Talk Spot", Shadow Puppets, Fozzie's Act, "There's No Business Like Show Business"
    • Pearl Bailey
      Pearl Bailey
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      11/16/78
      8.8
      The cast prepares a medieval joust scene. Sketches/Songs: "My Soul is a Witness", "Muppet Labs", "Muppet Newsflash", "In the Good Old Summertime", "An Actor's Life For Me", "Pigs In Space", "At the Dance", The Camelot joust
    • Roy Rogers & Dale Evans
      Roy Rogers & Dale Evans
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      5/17/79
      8.8
      Sketches/Songs: "Blue Skies", "Skyball Paint", "Muppet Sports", "Deep in the Heart of Texas", "A Four Legged Friend", "Bear on Patrol", Cowboy and Skyball sketch, "Medley"
    • Ruth Buzzi
      Ruth Buzzi
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      10/11/76
      8.8
      A robot Kermit annoys the real thing. Sketches/Songs: "Sunny", "At the Dance", "Row, Row, Row", "Muppet Newsflash", "You're Just Too Good To Be True", "I Never Harmed an Onion", "Talk Spot", Fozzie's Act, Spy sketch, "Talking Houses", "You Can't Roller Skate In a Buffalo Herd", "Panel"
    • Dom DeLuise
      Dom DeLuise
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      10/15/77
      8.8

      Piggy hires Scooter to make Kermit think she's popular. Sketches/Songs: "Don't Dilly Dally on the Way", "Merdlelidop", "Drum Solo by Animal", "Veterinarian's Hospital", "Henrietta's Wedding", "Don't Blame the Dynamite", "Animal Shelter", "We Got Us"

    • Connie Stevens
      Connie Stevens
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      2/28/77
      8.8
      Fozzie, overhearing a conversation about Gonzo's teddy bear, thinks he's unwanted. Sketches/Songs: "Lydia, the Tattooed Lady", "Swedish Chef", "Teenager in Love", "At the Dance", "Ain't Misbehavin'", "Close to You", "Sax and Violence", Gonzo's Act, "Muppet Newsflash", "Some Enchanted Evening"
    • Edgar Bergen
      Edgar Bergen
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      10/8/77
      8.8

      Sketches/Songs: "Baby Face", "Consider Yourself", "Muppet Newsflash", Gonzo's Act, "Pigs In Space", "Show Me a Rose", Fozzie's Act, "Time in a Bottle", "Down at Papa Joe's", Edgar and Charlie perform

    • Brooke Shields
      Brooke Shields
      Season 5 - Episode 5
      10/18/80
      8.7
      Thinking she was booked to do "The Muffin Show," Brooke finds herself growing and shrinking as the Muppets stage Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
    • James Coco
      James Coco
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      10/12/78
      8.7
      James Coco tries to spice up the show. Sketches/Songs: "Octopus's Garden", "The Medium", "Eight Little Notes", "Swedish Chef", "Catch a Falling Star", "Veterinarian's Hospital", "Short People"
    • Mac Davis
      Mac Davis
      Season 5 - Episode 10
      11/22/80
      8.7
      While testing 'Muppet Labs' new copier machine, beaker falls into it making seven copies of himself. The beakers procede to go on a rampage, forcing Bunsen to hide and wear disguises.
    • Madeline Kahn
      Madeline Kahn
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      10/1/77
      8.7

      Gonzo thinks Madeline Kahn is in love with him. Sketches/Songs: "Happy Feet", "Feet", "Drum Solo by Animal", "Swedish Chef", "New York State of Mind", "Pigs In Space", "The Pig Got Up and Slowly Walked Away", "Sunny Day", "Muppet Newsflash", "Up and Away", "Wishing Song"

    • Tony Randall
      Tony Randall
      Season 5 - Episode 6
      10/25/80
      8.7
    • Mummenschanz
      Mummenschanz
      Season 1 - Episode 26
      6/1/77
      8.7
      Piggy misinterpets a love letter outside her dressing room and assumes Kermit is waitng for her. He's not, but a long-suffering Gonzo who longs for acceptance is! To her disgust, the depressed little monster starts to follow Piggy around saying how much he loves her, earning himself a hard-knuckled punch more than once!moreless
    • Lesley Ann Warren
      Lesley Ann Warren
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      2/8/79
      8.7
      Sketches/Songs: Gonzo's first motorcycle jump, "Beauty and the Beast", "Pigs In Space", "Mack the Knife", "Just the Way You Are", Gonzo's second motorcycle jump, "Last Dance"
    • Cloris Leachman
      Cloris Leachman
      Season 2 - Episode 24
      5/20/78
      8.7

      The pigs take over the show and lock the others away. Sketches/Songs: "That's Entertainment", "My Hero", Fozzie's Act, "Swedish Chef", "Vedgetarian's Hospital", "Muppet Newsflash", "Pigs In Space", "Just in Time"

    • John Cleese
      John Cleese
      Season 2 - Episode 23
      11/26/77
      8.7

      An accident lengthens Gonzo's arm. Sketches/Songs: "Somebody Stole My Gal", Gonzo's Act, "Muppet Newsflash", Rowlf plays piano, "Pigs In Space", "At the Dance", "Waiting at the Church", "We Got Each Other", "Koozebanian Spoobol", "The Impossible Dream"

    • Lou Rawls
      Lou Rawls
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      4/29/78
      8.7

      Fozzie has difficulty roller-skating. Sketches/Songs: "Groovy People", "Muppet Newsflash", "Veterinarian's Hospital", "Swedish Chef", "At the Dance", "Ukelele Lady", "Sonny Boy", "Bye Bye Blackbird", "Muppet Labs", Fozzie's Act, "You're the One"

    • Juliet Prowse
      Juliet Prowse
      Season 1 - Episode 24
      4/25/77
      8.6
      Muppy, Scooter's uncle's favorite pet, becomes a bigger diva than Piggy when Kermit lets he and Scooter do a musical act, the demands go on until he asks for the show name to be changed to the "the muppy show" when Kermit finally snaps. Song: "Mahna Mahna-Mahna Mahna" and the 2 snowths. Gonzo eats a tire to the music of "Flight of the Bumblebee." Solace-Juliet Prowse dances with the muppet gazelles. Sketch-At the Dance Uk sketch: Song- "You and I and George"-Rowlf Talkspot-Kermit and Juliet Sketch-Cowboy Time-Fozzie and Rowlf. Sketch-Juliet and Zoot Song-"Simon Smith and his Amazing Dancing Bear"-Scooter and Fozzie Song-"Temptation"-Muppet Glee Club with Kermit conducting.moreless
    • Milton Berle
      Milton Berle
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      11/12/77
      8.6

      Fozzie, nervous about meeting Milton Berle, tries to hide. Sketches/Songs: "There are Millions of us Who are Ugly", Milton Berle's monologue, "Pigs In Space", "The Entertainer" (Milton Berle), "The Entertainer" (Miss Piggy), "Who", "Top Banana"

    • Danny Kaye
      Danny Kaye
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      2/1/79
      8.6
      Statler and Waldorf, mistaking Danny Kaye for one of their least favorite acts, walk out of the show. Sketches/Songs: "Age of Aqaurius", "Lunchtime", "Cheek to Cheek", "Jogging", "Swedish Chef", "The Flying Zucchini Brothers", "The Municipal Vermin Abatement Code", "Inchworm"
    • Liberace
      Liberace
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      10/19/78
      8.6
      Sketches/Songs: "Never on Sunday", "Swedish Chef", "Veterinarian's Hospital", "Muppet Newsflash", "She Wants to Sing in Opera", "Liberace bird concert"
    • Elke Sommer
      Elke Sommer
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      1/25/79
      8.6
      Beauregard and Beaker construct a set; Statler's grandson visits. Sketches/Songs: "Pennsylvania 6-5000", "Animal Crackers", "Pigs In Space", "Tuxedo Junction", "Pigs In Space", "Muppet Sports", "Row, Row, Row"
    • Phyllis George
      Phyllis George
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      11/29/79
      8.6
    • The Muppets Valentine Show
      The Muppets Valentine show was the first of two pilots for The Muppet Show. Valentine aired on ABC in 1974. Though the second pilot, The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence would be a closer prototype of the series, Valentine laid the groundwork with some characters, the idea of having a guest star, appealing to both adults and children, and the format of putting on a show with "behind the scenes" mayhem.moreless
    • Jaye P. Morgan
      Jaye P. Morgan
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      3/4/78
      8.6

      Sketches/Songs: "Tweedle Dee Dee", "Swedish Chef", "At the Dance", "English Country Garden", "Talk Spot", "Big Noise from Winnetka", "Pigs In Space", "Muppet Newsflash", "An Editorial by Sam The Eagle", "That Old Black Magic"

    • Joan Baez
      Joan Baez
      Season 5 - Episode 11
      12/6/80
      8.6
    • Jim Nabors
      Jim Nabors
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      9/27/76
      8.6
      The theater owner's nephew requests a job. Sketches/Songs: "Money", "Talking Houses", "Gone With The Wind", "Muppet Newsflash", "The Danceros", "At the Dance", "Dog Eat Dog", "Talk Spot", "Indian Love Song", Fozzie's Act, Bakery guard sketch, "Thank God I'm a Country Boy"
    • Lola Falana
      Lola Falana
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      11/22/79
      8.6
      After years of failure Gonzo is actually appriciated for the actor he is and decides to quit the Muppet Show and move on to movies. Piggy, more jealous than sad, asks Gonzo to refer her to the director. This is one of the episodes that teeters on the edge of being very sad.moreless
    • Sandy Duncan
      Sandy Duncan
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      10/4/76
      8.6
      Everyone except Kermit has heard of Fozzie's new writer. Sketches/Songs: "A Nice Girl Like Me", "Swedish Chef", Fozzie's Act, "At the Dance", Sweetums and Sandy sketch, "Nobody", "Never Smile at a Crocodile", "Talk Spot", "Muppet Newsflash", "Veterinarian's Hospital", "Try to Remember the Kind of September"
    • Muppets From Space
      Muppets From Space
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      7/14/99
      8.6
      Life at the Muppet boarding house goes on as normally as possible, but for Gonzo, that is a very bad thing. Whereas the others have families and know their origins, Gonzo doesn't and feels very depressed about it. Meanwhile, strange messages appear across Earth. It turns out that they are for Gonzo, as he is an alien that was left behind years ago and now his family is trying to find him. Gonzo won't shut up about his alien origins or quit searching for a way to let them know where he is, but most don't believe him. However, government agent K. Edgar Singer does and takes him (plus Rizzo) into custody for experimentation. Kermit, Fozzie and others race to save their friends, but can they do so before the mother ship comes for Gonzo at midnight?moreless
    • Chris Langham
      Chris Langham
      Season 5 - Episode 13
      1/31/81
      8.6
    • Peter Ustinov
      Peter Ustinov
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      11/8/76
      8.6
      Kermit feels jealous when the cast fawns over Peter Ustinov. Sketches/Songs: "Evening at the Pops", "Muppet Labs", "At the Dance", Professors sketch, "Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song", "You Do Something to Me", "Muppet Newsflash", "Falling Leaves", "Panel", "It's Not Easy Bein' Green"
    • Sylvester Stallone
      Sylvester Stallone
      Season 3 - Episode 20
      2/22/79
      8.5
      Scooter sneaks some of Sylvester Stallone's fans backstage. Sketches/Songs: "Hawaiian War Chant", "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off", "Lady Be Good", "The William Tell Overture", "Veterinarian's Hospital", Fozzie's Act, "Bird in a Gilded Cage"
    • Kaye Ballard
      Kaye Ballard
      Season 1 - Episode 25
      1/23/77
      8.5
      The band threatens to quit over the theme song. Sketches/Songs: "You Don't Want My Love", "Oh Babe, What Would You Say?", "Muppet Newsflash", "At the Dance", "Life Gets Tedious, Don't It?", "Talk Spot", "At the Barber Shop", "Vendaface", "One Note Samba"
    • Judy Collins
      Judy Collins
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      1/28/78
      8.5

      Scooter's uncle wants to tear down the theater. Sketches/Songs: "Leatherwing Bat", "Pigs In Space", "An Editorial by Sam The Eagle", "I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly", "Muppet Newsflash", "Talk to the Trees", "Koozebanian Phoob", "Do-Re-Mi", "Swedish Chef", "Send in the Clowns"

    • Glenda Jackson
      Glenda Jackson
      Season 5 - Episode 8
      11/8/80
      8.5
    • Joel Grey
      Joel Grey
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      10/18/76
      8.5
      Fozzie's new act annoys the cast. Sketches/Songs: "Comedy Tonight", "At the Dance", "Muppet Newsflash", "Wilkommen", "Talk Spot", "Pachalafaka", "Stormy Weather", Fozzie's Act, "Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Disappearing Clues", "Muppet Newsflash", "Razzle Dazzle"
    • Johnny Cash
      Johnny Cash
      Season 5 - Episode 15
      2/14/81
      8.5
      WHOG, a country radio station is simulcasting the show in honor of Johnny Cash's appearance. The head of WHOG, Big Tiny Tallsaddle threatens to take over the show when he insists on making all the decisions.
    • Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge
      Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      11/23/78
      8.5
      Sketches/Songs: "Help Me Make It Through the Night", Gonzo's Act, "Muppet Labs", "My Wild Irish Rose", "Muppet Newsflash", "We're All Alone", "A Frog He Would a Wooing Go", "New York State of Mind", "An Actor's Life For Me", "A Song I'd Like To Sing"
    • Jean Stapleton
      Jean Stapleton
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      10/5/78
      8.5
      Sketches/Songs: "Tico Tico", "Play a Simple Melody", "At the Dance", "Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow-Wow", "Talk Spot", "Muppet Melodrama", "Muppet Labs", "I'm Just Wild About Harry"
    • Lena Horne
      Lena Horne
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      11/1/76
      8.5
      Piggy thinks her solo has been canceled so she won't overshadow Lena Horne. Sketches/Songs: "Ragmops", "I've Got a Name", "Muppet Newsflash", "At the Dance", "Love Story", "Talk Spot", "Swedish Chef", Gonzo's Act, "I'm Glad There Is You", Fozzie's Act, "Sing"
    • Jean-Pierre Rampal
      Jean-Pierre Rampal
      Season 5 - Episode 12
      1/17/81
      8.5
    • The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence
      The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      3/19/75
      8.4
      In this second pilot for "The Muppet Show," a character named Nigel attempts to keep rein on the mayhem while preparing a Seven Deadly Sins pageant. Familiar characters like Sam the Eagle, Floyd Pepper and the Swedish Chef are around, but there are a number of unusual and unique segments, such as "Mount Rushmore" and a crazy wrestling match.moreless
    • Nancy Walker
      Nancy Walker
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      3/11/78
      8.4

      Kermit is at home sick so Fozzie has to run the show and proves how bad he could be by having Crazy Harry of all people have an opening skit "Target Practice", then getting "Vets' Hospital" and "At The Dance" on the same stage at the same time, causing a lot of trouble for the bear and his costars.

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    • Wally Boag
      Wally Boag
      Season 5 - Episode 20
      5/9/81
      8.4
    • The Muppets Go Hollywood
      The Muppets Go Hollywood
      Season 6 - Episode 2
      5/16/79
      8.4
      Kermit decides to have a "little get-together" to celebrate the release of "The Muppet Movie." However, the "little get-together" ends up being a star-studded gala event!

      This special features clips from "The Muppet Movie" as well as new material. Hosted by Dick van Dyke, and featuring a slew of guest stars, many of whom appeared on The Muppet Show (such as Candace Bergen, Don Knotts and Liberace).moreless
    • Muppet Treasure Island
      Muppet Treasure Island
      Season 7 - Episode 6
      2/16/96
      8.4
      Jim Hawkins, Gonzo and Rizzo come into possession of a map leading to buried treasure. The prospect of being rich is intriguing, but they soon find they're not the only ones after this treasure. They manage to get to friends and acquire a boat with a crew of familiar faces. Unfortunately, Long John Silver and his loyal pirates are among the crew. Despite taking a liking Jim, Long John isn't about to let the treasure slip through his fingers. On top of that, the island has other dangers in store for them.moreless
    • Kenny Rogers
      Kenny Rogers
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      10/18/79
      8.4
      During a sketch Kermit hurts himself and keeps getting frightened by jungle animals in his hospital room or injured further by some crazy inconvenience. Songs include Harry Nilsson's "Coconut," and Rogers singing "The Gambler" and "Love Lift Us Up."
    • Don Knotts
      Don Knotts
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      11/26/77
      8.3

      Floyd, pleased that Fozzie has planned a jazz classic as the closing number, pronounces him a hip dude--until Don Knotts joins the band for said number. Sketches/Songs: "Sweet Gingerbread Man", "Windmills of Your Mind", "Beast of the Week", "Veterinarian's Hospital", "I'm Burlington Bertie", "Talk Spot", "What a Wonderful World", "Swedish Chef", "Lullaby of Birdland"

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    • Cleo Laine
      Cleo Laine
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      5/13/78
      8.3

      Fozzie shows off to impress his visiting mother. Sketches/Songs: "Limbo", "Ain't Got That Swing", "Pigs In Space", Bruce Schwartz, "Mad Dogs and Englishmen", "Swedish Chef", "(I Wonder Why) You're Just In Love", Fozzie's Act, "If"

    • Avery Schreiber
      Avery Schreiber
      Season 1 - Episode 23
      4/18/77
      8.3
      Piggy enlists Scooter to make Kermit jealous of Avery Schreiber. Sketches/Songs: "Tenderly", Duel of insults sketch, "Muppet Labs", "The Old Living Painting Sketch", "At the Dance", "May You", "Talk Spot", "Some Enchanted Evening", "Veterinarian's Hospital", Fozzie's Act, "Muppet Newsflash", Avery and Muppets sing
    • Valerie Harper
      Valerie Harper
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      11/22/76
      8.3
      Smitten Statler takes a plant backstage to Valerie Harper. Sketches/Songs: "Broadway Baby", "Swedish Chef", "Muppet Newsflash", "The Butterfly", "At the Dance", "Tit Willow", "Searchin'", "On a Clear Day", "Muppet Newsflash", "Nobody Does It Like Me"
    • Charles Aznavour
      Charles Aznavour
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      1/17/77
      8.3
      Scooter becomes Gonzo's manager. Sketches/Songs: "I Feel Pretty", "The Old Fashioned Way", "Veterinarian's Hospital", "At the Dance", "Does Your Chewing Gum Loose It's Flavor", "Talk Spot", "Panel", Fozzie's Act, "Inchworm"
    • James Coburn
      James Coburn
      Season 5 - Episode 4
      10/11/80
      8.3
    • Florence Henderson
      Florence Henderson
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      11/15/76
      8.2
      Piggy pursues Kermit, but gets jealous of Florence Henderson. Sketches/Songs: "The Bouncing Borcelano Brothers", "Talking Houses", "Elusive Butterfly", "At the Dance", "Talk Spot", "Cottelston Pie", "Panel", Fozzie's Act, "Happy Together", "Koozbanian Mating Ritual"
    • Zero Mostel
      Zero Mostel
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      12/10/77
      8.2

      Kermit must hire lady wrestlers to make payroll. Sketches/Songs: "Chopin's Polonaise in a Flat", "What do the Simple Folk Do?", "At the Dance", "Muppet Labs", "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes", "Fears", "Drum Solo by Animal", "Lady Wrestling"

    • Dizzy Gillespie
      Dizzy Gillespie
      Season 4 - Episode 17
      2/28/80
      8.2
    • Spike Milligan
      Spike Milligan
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      1/18/79
      8.1
      An international tribute ends up even crazier than usual. Sketches/Songs: "Oklahoma", "An Editorial by Sam The Eagle", "The Music of Scotland", "Muppet Newsflash", "Dog Walk", "America", "The Intergalactic Brotherhood of Man, Including Things", "It's a Small World"
    • Rich Little
      Rich Little
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      9/24/77
      8.1

      Gonzo auditions dancing chickens. Sketches/Songs: "Chan Son D'amour", Rich impersonates the Muppets, "At the Dance", "The Boy in the Gallery", "Inchworm", "Veterinarian's Hospital", Gonzo and Lolita (a chicken), "Medley", A Salute to Hollywood musicals

    • Twiggy
      Twiggy
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      2/7/77
      8.1
      The Muppets see a phantom. Sketches/Songs: "Dance", "In My Life", "Let It Snow", "The King's Breakfast", "At the Dance", "Beethoven's Minuet in G", "Vendaface", "Muppet Newsflash", "Nobody's Business But My Own"
    • Bruce Forsyth
      Bruce Forsyth
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      12/6/76
      8.1
      Sketches/Songs: "In a Little Spanish Town", "All I Need is the Girl", "At the Dance", "I'm My Own Grandpa", "Talk Spot", "Trees", Fozzie's Act, "Side by Side", "Veterinarian's Hospital", "Let There Be Love"
    • Shirley Bassey
      Shirley Bassey
      Season 5 - Episode 3
      10/4/80
      8.1
    • Phyllis Diller
      Phyllis Diller
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      2/14/77
      8.1
      Inspired by Phyllis Diller, Hilda gets a makeover. Sketches/Songs: "Mississippi Mud", Sketch, "Muppet Newsflash", "At the Dance", "Old Lazybones", "Hugga Wugga", "Muppet Labs", "Veterinarian's Hospital", "The Entertainer"
    • Ben Vereen
      Ben Vereen
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      1/24/77
      8.0
      Crazy Harry blows up Ben Vereen; Fozzie gets locked in a trick cabinet. Sketches/Songs: "Bandstand Boogie", "Mr. Cellophane", "Muppet Newsflash", "At the Dance", "Fur Elise", "Talk Spot", "Veterinarian's Hospital", "Talking Houses", "I'll Know", Fozzie's Act, "Pure Imagination"
    • Harvey Korman
      Harvey Korman
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      12/13/76
      8.0
      Sketches/Songs: "Atom Bomb", "Talking Houses", "Animal Act", "Panel", "At the Dance", "Jam", "Talk Spot", "Veterinarian's Hospital", "I Get a Kick Out of You", Fozzie's Act, "Muppet Newsflash", "Halfway Down the Stairs"
    • The Wizard of Oz
      The Wizard of Oz
      Season 7 - Episode 10
      5/20/05
      7.9
      Dorothy Gale (played here by Ashanti) wants desperately to get out of Kansas and become a famous pop singer. But before she can do anything about it, she and her pet prawn Pepe (Bill Barretta) get whisked away to the Land of Oz, where she must find the Wizard (Jeffrey Tambor) in order to get home.

      Along the way, she makes friends with the Scarecrow (Kermit, played by Steve Whitmire), the Cowardly Lion (Fozzie Bear, played by Eric Jacobson), and the Tin Thing (Gonzo, played by Dave Goelz).

      She must also try to avoid falling into the clutches of the Wicked Witches (all played by Miss Piggy, aka Eric Jacobson).moreless
    • It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
      11/29/02
      7.9
      In the midst of working on a big Christmas show, the Muppets are gladly told by new bank owner Rachel Bitterman that they are running out of time to pay the theater mortgage. Wanting the theater property for herself, she goes as far as to manipulate Pepe and secretly change the contract deadline. Kermit rallies the Muppets into saving their theater and with their show a smashing success, everything seems like it's going to work out. Unfortunately, Fozzie experiences mishaps while he attempts to deposit the money – missing the deadline. Kermit blames himself for everything going wrong and hopelessly heads off into the cold. A well-meaning angel named Daniel intervenes – ending up showing him how bad the world would be without him. It is not a pretty sight, but will it be enough to convince Kermit to not give up hope?moreless
    • Candice Bergen
      Candice Bergen
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      11/29/76
      7.6
      Sketches/Songs: "What Now My Love?", "Put Another Log on the Fire", "At the Dance", "Panel", "I'm Gonna Finish on Top", "Talk Spot", "Swedish Chef", "That Face", "Veterinarian's Hospital", "You've Got to Have Friends"
    • Letters to Santa: A Muppets Christmas
      12/17/08
      7.5
      On Christmas Eve the Muppets mistakenly avert three letters from making their way to Santa Claus in the North Pole--leaving three Christmas wishes at stake. Kermit rounds up his fearless friends to get to the North Pole before Santa makes his rounds on Christmas Eve and as usual, nothing -- not even Miss Piggy's planned trip to the tropics -- can stand between the Muppets and a joyful Christmas. In typical Muppets fashion, chaos and humor ensue as they try to find a way to the North Pole, but will they make it in time?moreless
    • Melissa Manchester
      Melissa Manchester
      Season 5 - Episode 24
      6/1/81
      7.4
      Kermit deals with a bunch of backstage crises, including a group of angry skiers and a bouncing chicken that the Swedish Chef can't control. Melissa sings "Don't Cry Out Loud" and "Whenever I Call You Friend."
    • Kermit's Swamp Years
      Kermit's Swamp Years
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      9/3/02
      6.7
      Though having a comfortable life, young Kermit feels that there are bigger, more adventurous things in store for him than life in the swamp. Friend Croaker and bully Blotch being taken out of the swamp by humans gives him the chance to find out, however. Kermit, Goggles and Pilgrim head out to save them from life in a pet store or being someone's pet. As bad as that would be, Dr. Krassman has a worse fate in mind for every frog in the area – dissection in biology class. Can Kermit overcome these and other obstacles?moreless
    • Muppet Classic Theater
      Muppet Classic Theater
      Season 7 - Episode 5
      10/28/94
      6.3
      Gonzo and Rizzo host this Muppetized retelling of several classic fairy tales, including "The Three Little Pigs" starring Miss Piggy, and "The Elves and the Shoemaker" featuring Kermit and Robin.
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