The Muppet Show: Season 5 Reviews

March 9, 2021
I'm struck by how much of the show wasn't meant to be comedy, but just an earnest celebration of theater and music with no punchline at all.
February 16, 2021
Rib-tickling, envelope-pushing, zeitgeisty appointment viewing.
October 3, 2018
Introducing a generation of kids to absurdist humor, The Muppet Show helped reshape comedy forever.
October 2, 2018
The genius of The Muppet Show was that it was ironic without being cynical, sharp without being cruel, sweet without being sappy, anarchic without being too chaotic, timely without being dated.