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Muppetstudios is a new series by Cartoon Ringtone Studios.

PlotEdit

Kermit and the other Muppets including Fozzie, Miss Piggy, Scooter, Champion, Weegee, Frankie, Champion's son Victor, Nigel the Red Owl and Walter reach Hollywood and have started a TV studio called "Muppet Studios". However, a rival team called "Buffalo Studios" wants to destroy Muppet Studios so they can use the Muppets Studios as a trash lot. Now, the Muppets must compete to save their studios while trying to put on every show during each episode.

EpisodesEdit

Season 1 (2011-2012):

# Guest Star Initial Airing
1.01 (1) Juliet Prowse April 25, 2011

Backstage: Skeeter and Walter convince Kermit to allow them to do a number and then make various demands.

Song: "Mah Nà Mah Nà"

Gonzo’s Act: Eating a tire to ‘Flight of the Bumblebee’ Guest Act: Juliet Prowse dances to the second half of Scott Joplin's 'The Entertainer'

Ballroom: ‘Mind if I Smoke?’

Rowlf’s Act: ‘You and I and George’

Chatting with Guest Star: Robert Redford of Frogs

Sketch: Kid Fozzie Comes to Town

Song: ‘Simon Smith and his Amazing Dancing Bear’ Scooter sings while Fozzie dances

Song: ‘Temptation’ by the Muppet Glee Club

1.02 (2) Connie Stevens and Ernie and Bert February 28, 2011

Backstage: Scooter believes everyone hates him when he hears some Muppets insulting Walter’s construction forklift.

Song: "Kermit sings Lydia the Tattooed Lady"

Swedish Chef: Meatballs

Guest Act: "A Teenager in Love" by Connie Stevens

Ballroom: Classy Rats

Song: "Ain't Misbehavin'" by Electric Mayhem

Guest Act: "(They Long to Be) Close to You" by Connie Stevens

Song: "Saxophone Number"

Gonzo’s Act: Grow a tomato plant to the 1812 Overture.

Muppet News Flash: Hotline to Washington

Guest Act: Bert sings while Connie Stevens dances in background "Some Enchanted Evening"

1.03 (3) Joel Grey October 18, 2011

Backstage: Fozzie’s jokes for any subjects

Song: "Tommorow" from the musical Annie

Ballroom: Family Jokes Muppet News Flash: Boffo the Human Cannonball

Guest Act: "Willkommen" from the musical Cabaret

Chatting with Guest Star: Joel’s life story

Song: "Pachalafaka"

Wayne and Wanda: "Stormy Weather"

Fozzie’s Act: Jokes for any subject

Sketch: Sherlock Holmes (Kermit) and the Case of the Disappearing Clues

Muppet News Flash: Brooklyn is held hostage by a retired bus driver.

Gonzo’s Act: Destroying a vintage automobile to "The Anvil Chorus"

Guest Act: "Razzle Dazzle" from the musical Chicago

1.04 (4) Ruth Buzzi October 11, 2011

Backstage: Wind-up TV Show Host

Song: "Sunny" by Electric Mayhem

Ballroom: "I Have Three Feet" Wayne and Wanda: "Row, Row, Row"

Muppet News Flash: The Atlantic Ocean has been kidnapped. Guest Act: "Too Good to be True"

Rowlf’s Act: "I Never Harmed an Onion"

Chatting with Guest Star: Buzzi hates fat but loves to eat

Fozzie’s Act: Greatest straight man in the business

Guest Act: Buzzi breaks her torturers down under pressures

Song: "You Can't Rollerskate in a Buffalo Herd"

Pressing Questions: Is the Human Body Obsolete?

1.05 (5) Rita Moreno October 9, 2011

Backstage: Telephone running gag.

Guest Act: French Tango

Veterinarian’s Hospital: Bob operates on Fozzie.

Muppet News Flash: Chicken dances ballet. Swedish Chef: Pancakes

Ballroom: Shark in the ballroom.

Song: "To Morrow"

Song: "Lady of Spain" Marvin Suggs and his Muppophones Pressing Questions: Is conversation a dying art?

Muppet News Flash: 'There is no news tonight.'

Chatting with Guest Star: Cue Cards

Wayne and Wanda: "Goody Goody"

Fozzie’s Act: 'Charlton Heston doesn’t tell jokes.'

Guest Act: "Fever"

1.06 (6) Jim Nabors September 27, 2011
Backstage: Scooter’s first daySong: "Money" by the Electric MayhemGuest Act: "Gone With The Wind"Muppet News Flash: Flying saucer lands at gas stationSketch: The DancerosBallroom: HealthRowlfe’s Act: "Dog Eat Dog"Chatting with Guest Star: Astrological signs

Wayne and Wanda: "Indian Love Call" from the operetta Rose-Marie Fozzie’s Act: 'If you don’t laugh, I’ll never come back.' Guest Act: Nabors works bakery security Guest Act: "Thank God I'm a Country Boy"

1.07 (7) Florence Henderson November 15, 2011

Backstage: Skeeter comes on to Champion

Sketch: Bouncing Borelino Brothers

Guest Act: "Elusive Butterfly"

Ballroom: We're engaged!

Chatting with Guest Star: Piggy threatens Henderson

Rowlf’s Act: "Coddlestone Pie"

Pressing Questions: Was Shakespeare Bacon? Fozzie’s Act: Impressions of great actors


Guest Act: "Happy Together"


Sketch: Love comes to Koozebane

1.08 (8) Paul Williams October 25, 2011
Backstage: Fozzie and Scooter prepare to do the telephone pole bitSong: "All of Me"Guest Act: "An Old Fashioned Love Song"Muppet Labs: All-purpose tenderizerSketch: "Silence", a poem by RowlfBallroom: "You wanna take a trip?"Song: "I’m in Love with a Big Blue Frog"Chatting with Guest Star: Famous short people

Guest Act: "Got anything cheaper?" sketch Wayne and Wanda: "You do something to me" Muppet News Flash: 'I picked up the phone and there was no one there.' Fozzie’s Act: The telephone pole bit Guest Act: "Sad Song"

1.09 (9) Charles Aznavour January 17, 2011
Backstage: Scooter becomes Gonzo’s managerSong: "I Feel Pretty" from the musical West Side StoryGuest Act: "The Old Fashioned Way"Veterinarian’s Hospital: Bob saved nine out of ten this week.Ballroom: Bananas have appeal.Song: "Does Your Chewing Gum Lose It's Flavor (On The Bedpost Over Night)"Chatting with Guest Star: French, the language of love.Pressing Questions: What is man’s role in the universe?

Fozzie’s Act: 'Look out!' Guest Act: "Inchworm"

1.10 (10) Harvey Korman December 13, 2011
Song: "Atom Bomb" by Electric MayhemSketch: Interview with Animal.Guest Act: Harvey trains a dangerous animal.Pressing Questions: What is the meaning of life?Ballroom: Guy has swelled head.Song: "Jam" by Electric MayhemChatting with Guest Star: Harvey’s the token human on the show.Veterinarian’s Hospital: Bob’s nerves are getting to him.

Wayne and Wanda: "I Get a Kick out of You" Guest Act: Chicken outfit Fozzie’s Act: 'Good grief, the comedian’s a bear!' Muppet News Flash: Boxer will defend title against himself. Song: "Halfway Down the Stairs" by Robin

1.11 (11) Lena Horne November 1, 2011
Backstage: Piggy won’t be performing this weekSong: "Ragg Mopp"Guest Act: "I Got a Name"Muppet News Flash: Woman has eaten nothing but seaweed.Ballroom: 'You’re always blowing your top.'Song: Sax and piano duet.Chatting with Guest Star: Fozzie wants to talk to the guest stars.Swedish Chef: Spaghetti

Gonzo’s Act: Unique version of "Pop Goes the Weasel" Guest Act: "I’m Glad There is You" Fozzie’s Act: Tribute to Marcel Marceau Guest Act: "Sing"

1.12 (12) Peter Ustinov November 8, 2011
Backstage: Kermit is jealous of UstinovSong: "Evening at the Pops"Muppet Labs: Robot PoliticianBallroom: Punch BowlGuest Act: Economics sketchSong: "(Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song"Song: "You do Something to Me"Muppet News Flash: Cure for the common cold

Wayne and Wanda: "Autumn Leaves" Pressing Questions: Psychiatry Song: "Bein' Green"

1.13 (13) Bruce Forsyth December 6, 2011
Backstage: Fozzie thinks he can handle any heckler. Then Kermit cancels his act.Song: The SnerfsGuest Act: "All I Need is the Girl"Ballroom: 'Mind if I light up?'Song: "I'm My Own Grandpa"Chatting with Guest Star: Bruce rents a duck.Wayne and Wanda: "Trees"Guest Act: Bruce and Fozzie’s comedy routine

Veterinarian’s Hospital: Duck! Guest Act: "Let there be Love"

1.14 (14) Sandy Duncan October 4, 2011
Backstage: Kermit wants to know what the banana sketch is.Guest Act: "A Nice Girl Like Me"Swedish Chef: Doughnut.Fozzie’s Act: The banana sketch.Ballroom: Falling for you.Guest Act: Sandy makes Sweetums feel beautifulSong: "Nobody" by Gonzo and RowlfSong: "Never Smile at a Crocodile"

Chatting with Guest Star: The banana sketch. Muppet News Flash: Jumping in place record. Veterinarian’s Hospital: Bob’s first transplant. Guest Act: "Try To Remember"

1.15 (15) Candice Bergen November 29, 2011
Backstage: Objects for Kermit running gag.Song: "What Now My Love?"Guest Act: "Put Another Log on the Fire"Ballroom: George pops the question.Pressing Questions: Does travel broaden the mind?Song: "It's not Where You Start, it's Where You Finish" by RowlfChatting with Guest Star: Candice takes Kermit’s picture.Swedish Chef: Hot Sauce

Guest Act: "That Face" Veterinarian’s Hospital: Frog in the throat. Guest Act: "You've Got to Have Friends" Special Note: This episode included several blunders on Jim’s part. He starts laughing in the middle of the Swedish Chef number and Kermit’s pie in Fozzie’s face hits Candice, leaving Frank to cover with a lot of yelling.

1.16 (16) Avery Schreiber April 18, 2011
Backstage: Piggy tries to make Kermit jealousSong: "Tenderly" by the Electric MayhemGuest Act: Sir Avery versus the monster of the moor.Muppet Labs: Gorilla detector.Guest Act: Avery as museum security guard.Ballroom: Boogie! Boogie Boogie!Rowlf’s Act: "May You Always Walk in Sunshine"Chatting with Guest Star: Piggy continues to flirt with Avery

Wayne and Wanda: "Some Enchanted Evening" Veterinarian's Hospital: Series of bird jokes. Fozzie’s Act: Banana in the ear gag. Muppet News Flash: 'There is no news tonight.' Guest Act: Nonsense sound song.

1.17 (17) Ben Vereen January 24, 2011
Backstage: Fozzie gets locked in a magician’s boxRunning Gag: Crazy Harry explodes things.Guest Act: "Jump, Shout, Knock Yourself Out"Guest Act: "Mr. Cellophane"Muppet News Flash: Flagpole sitting recordBallroom: The rolling stones.Rowlf’s Act: Fur EliseChatting with Guest Star: Dancers have to keep in shape

Veterinarian's Hospital: Bob plays in the operating room. Wayne and Wanda: "I’ll Know" Fozzie’s Act: Fozzie in a box Guest Act: "Pure Imagination"

1.18 (18) Phyllis Diller February 14, 2011
Backstage: Hilda considers ways to make herself look younger.Song: "Mississippi Mud"Guest Act: Phyllis and Rowlf discuss what losers they are.Muppet News Flash: Woman flies to DallasBallroom: Statler and Waldorf join the danceSong: "Ol' Lazybones" by the Electric MayhemChatting with Guest Star: Fozzie gets comedy tips.Song: "Hugga wugga"/"You are my sunshine"

Muppet Labs: Exploding hats Veterinarian's Hospital: Loaf of bread Guest Act: "The Entertainer"

1.19 (19) Vincent Price January 31, 2011
Backstage: Three-headed monster wants to be on the show.Song: "I've Got You Under My Skin"Guest Act: 'House of Horror' sketchWayne and Wanda: "Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered"Pressing Questions: Gourmet Dining.Ballroom: Haunted ballroom.Muppet Labs: "Muppet Labs Mind Mist"Chatting with Guest Star: How to become a vampire

Muppet News Flash: Furniture comes alive.

1.20 (20) Valerie Harper November 22, 2011

Backstage: Champion is determined to meet Valerie and brings her a rapidly growing African berry bush

Guest Act: Valerie convinces Kermit to let her do the opening act by singing "Broadway Baby".

Swedish Chef: Chef decorates then smooshes cake

Muppet News Flash: Steam fitter turns into a rug


Rowlf’s Act: Rowlf reads poem "The Butterfly"

Ballroom: Bat attack

Song: Rowlf and Sam sing "Tit-willow"

Song: Floyd sings "Searchin'"

Wayne and Wanda: "On a clear day you can see forever"

Muppet News Flash: Dateline nothing


Guest Act: Valerie dances with the Clodhoppers to "Nobody Does It Like Me"

1.21 (21) Tim Allen February 7, 1976

Backstage: Kermit, Fozzie, Walter, Scooter, Uncle Deadly, Walter and Gonzo encounter the Phantom of the Muppet Theater. Song: "Dance&quot

Guest Act: "In My Life"


Wayne and Wanda: "Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow"

Guest Act: "The Search for the Jersey Devil: Starring Tim Allen and Kermit"

Ballroom: Chandelier

Rowlf’s Act: "4/4 Ostinato in D Minor"

Sketch: Vend-a-face

Muppet News Flash: Mr. Johnson ate a diesel tractor

Final Guest Act: "Friend Like Me"

Note: This is Nigel the Red Owl's second debut as the Phantom of the Muppet Theater (his first was Juliet Prowse).

1.22 (22) Ethel Merman and Richard Bradshaw February 21, 1976
Backstage Fozzie's agent, Irving Bizare, comes in to negotiate Fozzie's contractSketch: 'Java'Guest Act: Medley of songs by Ms MermanSong: "Don't sugar me" sung by a mouse in a tea cupChatting with Guest Star: Ms Merman teaches Miss Piggy to singGuest Puppeteer Australian Richard Bradshaw, with shadow puppetsSong: Ms Merman sings "There's No Business Like Show Business"
1.23 (23) Kaye Ballard
Backstage The Electric Mayhem band gets fed up with playing the theme song every night and threaten to quit unless Kermit allows them to play their own music.Song: "In the summertime"Guest Act: "What would you say?"Muppet News Flash: Longest sentenceBallroom: Pig LatinSong: LifeChatting with Guest Star: Theme SongSketch: The Barber Shop

Vendaface: Changing ugly women to pretty women Guest Act: "One Note Samba"

1.24 (24) Mummenschanz

Backstage: Gonzo, Scooter and Kermit try to help Walter get over his fear of the guest stars.

Song: Uncle Deadly, Rizzo and the gang sing "Mr. Bassman"

Guest Act: Mummenschanz performs mime with notepad masks

Sketch: The Library

Guest Act: Mummenschanz performs crawly creatures

Ballroom: Blow my Top Song: "When I'm Not Near the Fish I Love" sung by a fish in an aquarium

Chatting with Guest Star: Mummenschanz show Kermit that you don't have to speak to communicate


Wayne and Wanda: "It's Only a Paper Moon"


Vendaface: Statler gets a punch in the face Muppet News Flash: Russia's oldest living human Guest Act: Mummenschanz performs mime with clay masks

Season 2 (2012-2013):

# Guest Star Initial Airing
2.01 (25) Don Knotts

Backstage: The band is so pleased with the song Fozzie picks for them that they declare him hip and give him a pair of shades. Song: "Sweet Gingerbread Man" Song: "Windmills of Your Mind" Guest Act: 'Beast of the Week' sketch Veterinarian’s Hospital: Patient with three feet. Song: "Burlington Bert" Chatting with the Guest Star: Fozzie and Don enjoy being hip Song: "What a Wonderful World" by Rowlf Swedish Chef: Fish Stew Guest Act: ÈLullaby of Bird Land"

2.02 (26) Zero Mostel
Backstage: Scooter’s uncle will give the show the money they need, if they put a lady wrestler number in the show and enraging Sam in the process.Song: Chopin's ‘Polonaise in A Flat’ by Electric MayhemGuest Act: ‘What do the Simple Folk Do?’At the Dance: TennisMuppet Labs: Magnetic CarrotsSong: Piano-sax duet, "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes"Guest Act: ‘Fears’ poemSong: Drum Solo

Sketch: Lady Wrestling Note: Mostel died before this episode was broadcast, the only guest to have this distinction.

2.03 (27) Milton Berle
Backstage: Fozzie hides from his idol, Milton Berle.Song: UglyGuest Act: Statler and Waldorf successfully drive Uncle Milty insane by heckling him, creating a hilarious monologue in the process.Pigs in Space: An unidentified object is going to crash into the Swinetrek: Gonzo on a motorcycle.Guest Act: Milton Berle sings 'The Entertainer' with Rowlf accompanying on the piano. Chorus includes Scooter and Fozziein the end.Sketch: Zelda Rose and her Singing OwlGuest Act: Milton Berle and Fozzie do a song and dance act: 'Top Banana'
2.04 (28) Rich Little
Backstage: Gonzo interviews hopefuls for a new dancing chicken act.Song: Chanson d'Amour with Crazy Harry (the mad bomber) and 3 Muppet ladiesGuest Act: Impressions of the Muppet castAt the Dance: Just not Animal's nightSong: "The Boy I Love," by Miss Piggy, accompanied by Rolf (and audience)Sketch: "Shine Little Glow Worm" with lizard and inchwormsChatting with the Guest Star" Muppet reporters interview Rich LittleVeterinarian's Hospital: Fozzie the Bear is a little hoarse

Sketch: "Tea for Two" by Gonzo and his dancing chicken, Lolita Guest Act: Scenes from the great Hollywood musical comedies of yesterday

2.05 (29) Judy Collins
Backstage: J.P. Gross wants to demolish the theater and put in a junkyard.Guest Act: "Howdy dowdy diddle all day"Pigs in Space: Mid-course correction maneuverSam's Editorial: Sam announces he's disassociating himself with the showGuest Act: "I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly"Sketch: "I Talk to the Trees," with Linc HogthrobSketch: Kermit reports from planet Koozebane to interview the FoobGuest Act: duet on piano with Rolf, "Doe a Deer"

Swedish Chef: Shotgun Guest Act: "Send in the Clowns"

2.06 (30) Nancy Walker
Backstage: Kermit is home sick and Fozzie is in charge.Song: Crazy Harry and a cannon.Guest Act: Nancy at the diner with Fozzie and a monster who eats dishes.Veterinarian's Hospital: Combined with At the Dance after Fozzie messes up the introduction.Song: "My Dear Old Dutch" with Bert and Rowlf.Sketch: Bird medley.Chatting with the Guest Star: Fozzie talks to Nancy about the problems with the night's show and she sings "Start All Over Again" to Fozzie. Later, Piggy and Nancy talk to Kermit on the phone.Sam's Editorial: Sam discusses nudity in the world today.

Guest Act: "They Can't Take That Away From Me" with Sweetums.

2.07 (31) Edgar Bergen
Backstage: Fozzie decides to try a ventriloquist act.Song: "Babyface" performed by a chorus of chickens.Chatting with the Guest: Kermit chats backstage with Edgar Bergen and Charley McCarthy about frogs and the cast sings "Consider Yourself".Muppet News Flash: The reporter forgets his pants.Sketch: Gonzo wrestles a brick blindfolded.Pigs in Space: Piggy has to save the day with the "independent heating slash unifying element and horizontal equalizing plane."Song: Rowlf sings "Show Me a Rose"Chatting with the Guest: Fozzie talks with Edgar Bergen and Mortimer Snerd about their act.

Fozzie's Act: Fozzie puts his ventriloquist skills to the test with his friend Chucky. Song: "Time in a Bottle" Song: Pecked out by chickens on a piano. Guest Act: Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy discuss the Muppets and are joined by Piggy.

2.08 (32) Steve Martin
Backstage: Kermit conducts auditions for the next show ... but he forgets to tell Steve. Fozzie gets worried Kermit will hire a new comedian to replace him.Sketch: Several acts audition including Can-Canning Rodents and Mary Louise and Friend singing "Swannee Ribbit"Guest Act: Balloon Animals.Sketch: More acts audition including Terry Louise and Friend singing "Tie a Yellow Ribbit", Baskerville the Hound doing stand-up, and another emcee auditions.Song: The Four Fazoobs from the planet Koozbane.Sketch: More auditions, Gonzo and his dancing cheese, Carrie Louise and Friend singing "Old Man Ribbit."Guest Act: "Ramblin' Guy."Song: Statler and Waldorf perform "The Varsity Drag", with Fozzie copying them from the balcony.

Song: Marvin Suggs and His All Food Glee Club, "Yes, We Have No Bananas Today" Guest Act: Juggling. Sketch: The Flying Zucchini Brothers human cannonball act auditions. Guest Act: Steve plays "Dueling Banjos" with the Jug Band, the All Food Glee Club, the Fazoobs, and the Flying Zucchini Brothers. Fun Fact: Brian Henson has said that the laughter in this episode is actually the laughter of the Muppet performers as the show was being recorded.

2.09 (33) Madeline Kahn

Backstage: Cookie has a crush on guest star Madeline Kahn.

Song: Kermit does "Happy Feet."

Guest Act: "I'll Never Forget Your Feet"

Swedish Chef: Lobster.

Song: Dr. Teeth, Zoot, and Floyd do "A New York State of Mind"

Pigs in Space: The Swinetrek loses power. Song: Fozzie sings with his ukulele.

Guest Act: Madeline has a run-in with a monster in the park who is out to ruin her day.


News Flash: Reporters are blowing up.


Song: Rowlf does "In My Beautiful Balloon."


Guest Act: Madeline comforts Cookie.

2.10 (34) George Burns
Backstage: The cast is plagued by a gossip columnist from The Daily Scandal.Song: Piggy sings "Cuanto Le Gusta."Guest Act: Rowlf accompanies George Burns as they discuss dog acts and sings "Train Back Home."Song: "Chattanooga Choo-Choo"Veterinarian's Hospital: Dr. Bob treats a telephone.Song: Fozzie sings "Wotcher (Knocked 'Em in the Old Kent Road)".Chatting with the Guest: Gonzo chats with George Burns about Gonzo's early showbiz days.Song: Kermit and Piggy sing "I Won't Dance" in a skit that begins like an "At the Dance" segment.

Sketch: A machine-eating monster. Guest Act: George sings "It All Depends on You" and "You Made Me Love You" with the cast.

2.11 (35) Dom DeLuise
Backstage: Miss Piggy collaborates with Scooter to make Kermit jealous and get a better place on the show.Song: Piggy sings "My Old Man Said Follow the Van."Guest Act: Dom Deluise travels to the planet Koozbane and meets the natives.Song: Animal has a drum solo.Veterinarian's Hospital: Dr. Bob treats a cow.Song: "Henrietta's Wedding"Song: Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem performs.Guest Act: A tour of Shepard's Institute of Animal Protection.

Guest Act: Dom sings "We Got Us" with Piggy.

2.12 (36) Bernadette Peters

Backstage: Kermit's nephew Robin feels unwanted and wants to run away. Miss Piggy harbours jealousy against Miss Mousey.

Muppets Act: Kermit gets ready for the day in a retirement home with the Zydeco music piece "Me for You".

Song: Kermit and Miss Mousey sing "How Could Believe Me?"

Guest Act: "Take a Little One Step, Two Step"

Song: Chickens peck out "Chopsticks" on the piano.

Veterinarian's Hosptial: Dr. Bob treats a shoe.

Song: "The Sheik of Arabie" Sketch: Sam tells the story of the ant and the grasshopper.

Chatting with the Guest: Robin chats with Bernadette who sings "Just One Person" with an ever increasing cast of Muppets.


Swedish Chef: Chickie Boom.


Muppet Labs: Bunsenium.


Song: Robin sings "I'm Five"


Muppet News Flash: A large object drops from the ceiling.


Guest Act: "Apple Jack" with the Jug Band.

2.13 (37) Rudolf Nureyev
Backstage: Sam attempts to class up the cast due to their high culture guest star.Song: Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem perform "Minuet in G Major"Song: Piggy and Linc sing a duet from "Don Giovanni".Guest Act: Swine Lake.Song: "Something's Missing"Veterinarian's Hosptial: A Tribute to Shakespeare.Guest Act: Duet in a steam bath with Piggy, "Baby, It's Cold Outside."Song: Rowlf plays a piano solo with some help from Fozzie.

Guest Act: "Top Hat, White Tie, and Tails"

2.14 (38) Elton John

Backstage: Scooter has a song for Elton John. The Swedish Chef chases a chicken. Sam thinks Elton John is an affront to culture.

Guest Act: "Crocodile Rock" with a group of crocodiles.

Swedish Chef: Egg du Chef.

Guest Act: Scooter starts singing "Bennie and the Jets" and Elton takes over.

Veterinarian's Hospital: Dr. Bob treats a dog.


Song: Kermit and Fozzie sing "Any Old Iron"

Guest Act: "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road"


Pigs in Space: Boredom.


Guest Act: "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" with Miss Piggy.

2.15 (39) Lou Rawls
Backstage: The show is thrown into chaos when Fozzie's roller skating act isn't quite ready.Guest Act: "Groovy People"News Flash: Mallarditus.Veterinarian's Hospital: Dr. Bob has no patient.Guest Act: Floyd and Animal chat with Lou.Swedish Chef: Frog's legs.At the Dance: Lots of visual gags.Song: Kermit sings "Ukelele Lady" (with Miss Piggy and Scooter)

Song: Linc sings "Sonny Boy" with a piglet. Chatting with the Guest: Kermit chats with Lou, which turns into a scat song with the Electric Mayhem. Muppet Labs: Nuclear Powered Shaver. Fozzie's Act: Fozzie on roller skates. Guest Act: "You're the One"

2.16 (40) Cleo Laine and Bruce Schwartz
Backstage: Fozzie's mother is in the audience.Song: "Everybody Limbo"Guest Act: "It Don't Mean a Thing (If it Ain't Got That Swing)" with Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem OrchestraPigs in Space: Annual Inspection, with Fozzie filling in for Piggy.Extra Guest Act: Bruce Schwartz performs with a marionetteSong: Rowlf and a few dogs perform "Mad Dogs and Englishmen"Swedish Chef: Cleo Laine assists, singing "You're Just In Love" with the Chef.Fozzie's Act: Phrenology.

Guest Act: Cleo Lane performs with Bruce Schwartz.

2.17 (41) Julie Andrews
Backstage: A real cow mysteriously appears backstage.Guest Act: "The Lonely Goatherd"News Flash: Sports equipment jettisoned.Gonzo's Act: Gonzo plays the bagpipes from a flagpole 10 feet in the air, but the act is cut short when a beaver pecks the flagpole, prompting it to fall down.Song: Rowlf plays Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata.Chatting with the Guest: Kermit attempts a quiet chat with Julie Andrews.Song: Gonzo sings "Won't Someone Dance with Me."Song: "Way Down on Borneo Bay" by the Jug Band.

Guest Act: "When You Were a Tadpole and I was a Fish" with Kermit. Sam's Commentary: Industry and Technology. Muppet Labs: Hair Growing Tonic. Guest Act: "Whistle a Happy Tune"

2.18 (42) Jaye P. Morgan

Backstage: Jaye P. Morgan isn't very thrilled about being on the show. Later, Scooter's uncle J.P. Gross shows up.

Guest Act: Tweedley Tweedley Dee

Swedish Chef: Opening a coconut

Song: Rowlf, Gonzo, and Animal fight to "Flight of the Bumblebee"

At the Dance: Men vs. Women, and the troubles with some of the couples.

Song: Rowlf and Fozzie repeat their act from episode 2.38


Chatting with the Guest: Kermit and Jaye P. talk about explosions.

Song: Floyd and the conductor perform.

Pigs in Space: The Swinetrek plummets towards Earth at an incredible rate of speed, needing to toss some excess weight overboard to slow down.


News Flash: The London Symphony Orchestra jettisons some instruments from their flight.


Sam's Commentary: Crime.


Guest Act: "That Old Black Magic" with the Electric Mayhem.

2.19 (43) Peter Sellers

Backstage: Bunsen and Beaker keep appearing and disappearing, as well as other cast members and items.

Guest Act: "Play, Gypsy, Play"

Song: Rowlf sings a song about nature sounds.

Chatting with the Guest: Kermit tells Peter Sellers to be himself; Peter Sellers replies he cannot because "there is no me" and "I had it surgically removed".

Gonzo's Act: "Down Memory Lane" with Rowlf. Guest Act: Peter Sellers assists Linc with his workout.


Song: Kermit sings "Bein' Green"

Muppet Labs: Teleporter

Guest Act: "Cigarettes, and Whiskey, and Wild, Wild Women."

2.20 (44) Ellis Flyte

Backstage: A moose, named Mickey and who sounds like John Wayne, hangs out backstage, upsetting Kermit and Champion.

Opening Act: "Anchors Aweigh in the Morn" with Link, Scooter, Fozzie, Gonzo, and Robin

Guest Act: "The Boy from Ipanema" (The Girl from Ipanema)

Sketch: A Wild West bar is filled with chickens, with Gonzo as the bartender. The classic gun battle between good and evil occurs. At the Dance: The couples discuss their relationships and mothers.

Song: "A Silly Song" Guest Act: "I Really Love You" with Rowlf

Veterinarian's Hospital: Dr. Bob, Nurse Piggy and Nurse Janice operate on a sinking patient.

The Swedish Chef: Chocolate Moose

Guest Act: Tomorrow from the musical Annie

Closing Curtain: Champion literally kicks out Mickey, which excites Kermit.

2.21 (45) Whoopi Goldberg and (puppeteering) Christopher Reeve

Backstage: Whoopi Goldberg is splitting her time between The Muppet Show and several charity shows. Animal tries to find a hobby.

Song: A calypso number featuring Piggy and various other pigs.

Guest Act: Whoopi and Kermit do a quick back and forth, Whoopi has skipped out on a benefit for the Flying Zucchini Brothers to be at the show. Song: "For What It's Worth" sung by woodland creatures, interrupted by hunters.


News Flash: Opening day of fishing season.

The Swedish Chef: Pressed duck.

News Flash: Opening of opera season.

Song: Rowlf performs a short piano solo.

Song: "Sing Me the Songs"

Muppet Labs: Automatic Waste Basket

Song: Rowlf gets another chance at a piano solo, with an extra hand.

Guest Act: Cowboy Sketch

2.22 (46) Teresa Brewer

Backstage: Piggy decides to go on a diet.

Guest Act: "Cotton Fields Back Home"

Pigs in Space: The crew is running out of oxygen, fuel and water. And swill.

Song: Animal performs "Wild Thing" Gonzo's Act: Gonzo recites Shakespeare in his own way.

At the Dance: The couples discuss losing weight.


Song: Dr. Teeth performs a song about cheesecake.

Chatting with the Guest Star: Kermit talks to Teresa about her autograph book.

Muppet Labs: Electric Nose Warmer

Song: Scooter sings "The Hop" with some friends

Guest Act: "Spinning Wheel" with Sweetums

Guest Act: "Put Another Nickel In"

2.23 (47) John Cleese

Backstage: John isn't terribly thrilled about being on the show. Gonzo's arm is stretched out of shape after his cannon ball trick.

Muppets Act: "The Campfire Song Song (performed by Kermit, Walter and Champion)"

Gonzo's Act: Gonzo catches a cannon ball. News Flash: Solving the food crisis.

Song: Rowlf and a chicken play a song on the piano. Pigs in Space: John Cleese invades the Swinetrek.

At the Dance: Waiter and fly soup jokes.

Song: Piggy sings "Waiting at the Church"

Song: Robin and Sweetums sing "Two Lost Souls"

Chatting with the Guest: John tries to help Gonzo with his misshapen arm.

Sketch: Kermit reports from the planet Koozbaine.

Guest Act: John refuses to do a song. The rest of the Muppets try to help.

Last Backstage: John Cleese dresses up as the Ape named Ape which suprises Kermit, Walter and Champion.

Note: In this episode's opening, Gonzo finally blows the final note correctly.

2.24 (48) Cloris Leachman

Backstage: Pigs take over the show. Kermit and other regulars are kept in the boiler room.

Song: "That's Entertainment"

Guest Act: Cloris sings a medley with Link Fozzie's Act: Fozzie the Pig performs, meeting with better success than Fozzie the Bear. Swedish Chef: The Swedish Pig makes popcorn.

Veterinarian's Hospital: Rebranded "Vegetarian's Hospital," the all-pig cast is presented with a tray of fruits and vegetables as a patient.

News Flash: Presented by a pig newscaster. Creating a silk purse out of a sow's ear.

Pigs in Space: The Swinetrek is under attack by chopped liver.

Guest Act: "Just in Time"