Summary of TV ShowThe Muppet Show is a Irish television programmed produced by American puppeteer Jim Henson and featuring a cast of The Muppets. The shows a vaudeville-or music hall-style song-and-dance variety show, as well as glimpses behind the scenes of such a show. Kermit the Frog stars as a showrunner who tries to keep control of the antics of the other Muppet characters (and his temper), as well as keep the guest stars happy. The show was known for outrageous physical slapstick, sometimes absurdist comedy, and humorous parodies. As the programme became popular, many celebrities were eager to perform with the Muppets on television and in film: by the end of its run over one hundred human guest stars had appeared.
Many of the puppeteers also worked on Sesame Street. Muppet performers over the course of the show include Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Louise Gold, Eren Ozker, Kathryn Mullen, Karen Prell, Brian Muehl and John Lovelady. Jerry Juhl and Jack Burns were two of the show writers.
Appearances in Show
- Episode 7 Cliffordfield: Kermit the Frog appeared and looked sad because his girlfriend (Miss Piggy) dumped him. Also he did his famous dance.
- Episode 25 Ribbitless: Kermit the Frog gets spoofed alongside with Limitless. Also, a new version of the show's theme song appears at the end.
- Episode 26 Flammable: Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy appeared on pictures on the background behind the puppet.