The Muppet Show - Season 5

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(ended 1981)

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Episode Guide

  • Melissa Manchester
    Melissa Manchester
    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."
  • Senor Wences
    Senor Wences
    Episode 23
    5/30/81
    9.1
  • Marty Feldman
    Marty Feldman
    Episode 22
    5/23/81
    9.1
  • Buddy Rich
    Buddy Rich
    Episode 21
    5/16/81
    9.0
  • Wally Boag
    Wally Boag
    Episode 20
    5/9/81
    8.4
  • Gladys Knight
    Gladys Knight
    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.
  • Paul Simon
    Paul Simon
    Episode 18
    4/25/81
    9.3
  • Gene Kelly
    Gene Kelly
    Episode 17
    2/28/81
    9.3
  • Debbie Harry
    Debbie Harry
    Episode 16
    2/21/81
    9.5
  • Johnny Cash
    Johnny Cash
    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.
  • Hal Linden
    Hal Linden
    Episode 14
    2/7/81
    9.2
  • Chris Langham
    Chris Langham
    Episode 13
    1/31/81
    8.6
  • Jean-Pierre Rampal
    Jean-Pierre Rampal
    Episode 12
    1/17/81
    8.5
  • Joan Baez
    Joan Baez
    Episode 11
    12/6/80
    8.6
  • Mac Davis
    Mac Davis
    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.
  • Loretta Swit
    Loretta Swit
    Episode 9
    11/15/80
    9.0
    How well can Loretta fit into Miss Piggy's roles? It all comes to a dramatic climax with the "Pigs in Space" installment.
  • Glenda Jackson
    Glenda Jackson
    Episode 8
    11/8/80
    8.5
  • Linda Ronstadt
    Linda Ronstadt
    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.
  • Tony Randall
    Tony Randall
    Episode 6
    10/25/80
    8.8
  • Brooke Shields
    Brooke Shields
    Episode 5
    10/18/80
    8.8
    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 Coburn
    James Coburn
    Episode 4
    10/11/80
    8.3
  • Shirley Bassey
    Shirley Bassey
    Episode 3
    10/4/80
    8.1
  • Roger Moore
    Roger Moore
    Episode 2
    9/27/80
    8.9
  • Carol Burnett
    Carol Burnett
    Episode 1
    9/20/80
    9.1
    There's no show today, almost; the theater is turned into a dance marathon hosted by Gonzo.