The Muppet Show (1976 - 1981)

The Muppet Show


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Jim Henson's fanciful creations, headed by host Kermit the Frog, cavort on-stage and backstage with celebs in this classic family series, which, during its five-year syndicated run, was viewed by an estimated 235 million people in some 100 countries. Produced in England, `The Muppet Show' won three Emmys and a Peabody. Guest stars included Elton John, Bob Hope, Carol Burnett, Julie Andrews, Peter Sellers and Rudolf Nureyev (dancing a pas de deux with Miss Piggy from `Swine Lake').

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1980, Syndicated, 24 episodes

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1979, Syndicated, 24 episodes

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1978, Syndicated, 18 episodes

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1977, Syndicated, 30 episodes

Critics Consensus: An array of guest stars and genre-bending skits make The Muppet Show a sly, family-friendly treat that's just as fun to watch now as it was when it debuted 1976.

1976, Syndicated, 24 episodes


Jim Henson
as Kermit the Frog/Rowlf/The Swedish Chef/Dr. Teeth/Waldorf
Frank Oz
as Miss Piggy/Fozzie Bear/Sam the Eagle/Animal
Richard Hunt
as Scooter/Beaker/Sweetums/Statler/Janice
Dave Goelz
as Gonzo/Dr. Bunsen Honeydew/Zoot
Jerry Nelson
as Floyd/Dr. Strangepork
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Series Details

TV Network: Syndicated
Premiere Date: Sep 5, 1976
Genre: Comedy
Executive Producers: David Lazer, Jim Henson
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