The Muppet Show: Season 2 (1977 - 1978)


Season 2
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Air date: Sep 30, 1977

Guest George Burns sings "Train Back Home," "It All Depends on You" and "You Made Me Love You." He is also interviewed by Daily Scandal reporter Fleet Scribbler. Miss Piggy is featured in a production number of "Cuanto Le Gusta," and she does a duet with host Kermit the Frog on "I Won't Dance."

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Air date: Oct 7, 1977

Gonzo falls for guest Madeline Kahn, who joins three other Muppets in the number "I'll Never Forget Your Feet." Host Kermit the Frog tap-dances to "Happy Feet," and drummer Animal solos on "A Foggy Day." The program also includes an episode of "Pigs in Space" and a session with the Swedish Chef.

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Air date: Oct 14, 1977

Milton Berle faces hecklers Statler and Waldorf as he delivers a monologue, and teams with Fozzie Bear for a "Top Banana" routine. Other songs include "The Entertainer" and "Who." Also: "Pigs in Space."

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Air date: Oct 21, 1977

Comedian John Cleese (of Monty Python) attempts a takeover of the starship Swinetrek; encounters Gonzo after a cannonball-catching act; and sings "The Impossible Dream."

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Air date: Oct 28, 1977

Nancy Walker teams with Sweetums for a production number of "They Can't Take That Away from Me," and sings "Pick Yourself Up" to frazzled substitute host Fozzie Bear. Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem do "Night Train"; Sam the Eagle delivers an editorial about nudity.

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Air date: Nov 4, 1977

Rich Little is the guest. He does impressions and sings songs such as "Singin' in the Rain" and "I Remember It Well." Crazy Harry is featured in the number "Chanson d'Amour," and Gonzo performs to "Tea for Two." Kermit the Frog is the host.

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Air date: Nov 11, 1977

The Muppets welcome Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy with a rendition of "Consider Yourself," and ventriloquist Fozzie meets Mortimer Snerd. Other music includes "Baby Face" and "Time in a Bottle."

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Air date: Nov 18, 1977

Guest Bernadette Peters does a production number of "Applejack" and sings "Believe in Me" to Robin the Frog, who is about to run away from home. Robin sings "I'm 5." Also: Sam the Eagle's version of "The Ant and the Grasshopper"; "Veterinarian's Hospital"; the Swedish Chef; the Muppet Lab. Puppeteers include Jim Henson (Kermit/Swedish Chef); Frank Oz (Sam); and Jerry Nelson (Robin).

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Air date: Nov 25, 1977

Dom DeLuise plays an astronaut captured by the inhabitants of an alien planet, and he pleads on behalf of assorted homeless monsters. Miss Piggy solos on "Follow That Van"; Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem perform "Party."

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Air date: Dec 2, 1977

Teresa Brewer sings "Music, Music, Music" and "Cotton Fields," and does a "Spinning Wheel" routine with Sweetums. To get in shape for a ballet number, Miss Piggy goes on a crash diet. Also: a Shakespeare recitation by Gonzo; an episode of "Pigs in Space"; the invention of an electric nosewarmer at the Muppet Lab. Puppeteers include Jim Henson (Kermit/Link Hogthrob); Frank Oz (Miss Piggy); Jerry Nelson (Dr. Strangepork); Richard Hunt (Scooter/Sweetums); Dave Goelz (Gonzo/Dr. Bunsen Honeydew).

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  • Oct 25, 2020
    Strangely enough when this show debut I had just turned 40 years old. No one in the house was younger yet we all madr ths our regular show to watch on Saturday evening. Jim Henson (RIP)

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