When Kermit was explaining the dilemma to the others in the theater, Sam Eagle had a full head of hair(or feathers)from taking a medication, but by the end of the film, which takes place, at the most, one day later, his head is once again bald.
By the end of "The Muppet Show" it was estimated that one episode was worth $3 million in sales worldwide.
Gonzo finally hits the note with nothing bad happening to his trumpet.
In this episode, every song is a Paul Simon song.
Brooke Shields holds the record for being the youngest guest star on the show.
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.
The song sung by the sheep, the shephard, and the girl (Rama Lama Ding Dong) was originally done by Rocky Sharpe and the Replays.
When Luke Skywalker is introducing his 'cousin' Mark Hamill at the end, you can tell it's a split screen by the fact that Luke looks right past him, even once he's on stage.
In several scenes, Anthony Daniels (C-3PO) can be seen breathing inside the C-3PO costume.
Like Christopher Reeve in the previous episode, Carter did not bring her iconic superhero costume. Her television series was no longer in production, so she focused more on her singing career in this episode.
There is no reference about Wonder Woman's golden lasso in this episode.
The Newsman reads a bulletin referring to the Crocodile God "Rezal Evad Gib", who would wreak vengeance on anyone who said his name aloud. Read in reverse, this name spells "Big Dave Lazer". David Lazer worked as executive producer of The Muppet Show.
Janice's song A Little Help From my Friends, is one the few times she's sung solo without the Electric Mayhem (who did appear in the sketch but had no speaking roles).
Like Lynda Carter in the next episode, Christopher Reeve did not bring his iconic superhero costume when Miss Piggy talked him into finding it in his dressing room's wardrobe. In reality, he was preserving it at the Warner Brothers studio in Burbank, California for the production of "Superman II".
The second of three times a character from Sesame Street appears on The Muppet Show: Bert and Ernie appeared in the Connie Stevens episode, Big Bird appears in this episode, and several Sesame Street characters appear in the final episode.
Harry said that this would be the first time he performed "Day-O" on television.
Because Jim Henson liked the song so much, the Muppets in the "Turn the World Around" sketch were built especially for that episode.
Harry Belafonte would later perform the song "Turn the World Around" at Jim Henson's funeral.
When Gilda is performing "Tap Your Troubles Away" her left hand is stuck to the top of her head. By the end of the song, her hand is lower and stuck to her forehead.