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  The Muppet Show - Muppet Wiki - a Wikia wiki
The Muppet Show - Muppet Wiki - a Wikia wiki
The Muppet Show was a syndicated half-hour variety show focused on the attempts of Kermit the Frog and his friends to put on a weekly musical/comedy revue.
While the show never returned with new episodes, the Muppets from the program have appeared in numerous TV specials and movies, and The Muppet Show Live was presented for MuppetFest in 2001.
muppet.wikia.com /wiki/The_Muppet_Show   (3211 words)

  
 Sam the Eagle - Muppet Wiki - a Wikia wiki
As noted in the first issue of The Muppet Show Fan Club newsletter, Sam's overpowering burden is to act as the "moral center" of The Muppet Show.
In "The Muppet Introduction," he resents the fact that he's asked to introduce Kermit, convinced that it's undignifed for an American eagle to introduce a frog.
He heartily approves of their performance of "The Varsity Drag" in episode 208, referring to it as a brief moment of light at the end of the tunnel.
muppet.wikia.com /wiki/Sam_the_Eagle   (1032 words)

  
 5 muppet show episodes to watch before you die | overtime comedy
5 muppet show episodes to watch before you die written by geoffrey on 05/07/07
muppet show episodes always have b-plots that center around backstage antics.
this week the show is on hiatus, because kermit is auditioning for new acts.
www.overtimecomedy.com /2007/05/07/5-muppet-show-episodes-to-watch-before-you-die   (1028 words)

  
  The Muppet Show information - Search.com
The Muppet Show is a television program featuring a cast of Muppets (diverse hand-operated puppets, typically with oversized eyes and large moving mouths) produced by Jim Henson and his team from 1976 to 1981.
The television show depicted a vaudeville or music hall style song-and-dance variety show, as well as the backstage antics involved in putting the show on.
The Muppet Show characters went on to star in The Muppet Movie, which was the first film to feature puppets interacting with humans in real-world locations, and later films such as The Great Muppet Caper and The Muppets Take Manhattan.
www.search.com /reference/The_Muppet_Show   (2102 words)

  
 Muppets Home - Muppet Central Fan Site
Later this month, an authentic puppet replica of Muppet drummer Animal will also be released.
All Muppets, Bear characters and photos are copyright of the Muppets Holding Company.
Muppet Central exists to unite fans of the Muppets around the world.
www.muppetcentral.com   (233 words)

  
 NPR : 'The Muppet Show' Goes On
The Muppet Show's hecklers, Staler and Waldorf, watch helplessly as Gonzo crashes in on their conversation.
He always had this idea for a prime time show, and suddenly it was happening and it was successful and he had enormous creative freedom.
A new special, "It's A Very Muppet Christmas," is scheduled to air on NBC the day after Thanksgiving; and there are plans for a new Muppet show on Fox.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=841807   (678 words)

  
 Muppet Show
They sang The Muppet Show Theme, presented an award and interviewed stars backstage.
Muppet Show Season 2 DVD planned for release later this year...
Muppets.com is your official source for all Muppet information, news and fun.
www.muppettreasure.com /Muppet-Show.html   (64 words)

  
 Muppet Show, The
During The Muppet Show's heyday in 1979, The Muppet Movie was released in the United States, beginning the Muppets' transition from TV to film.
A fourth, The Muppets' Treasure Island, was released in February, 1996.
With thirteen episodes ordered, the show will be set in a fictitious TV station and will feature the same mix of guest stars, music and backstage silliness.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/M/htmlM/muppetshow/muppetshow.htm   (984 words)

  
 Muppet Show, The @ Toonarific Cartoons
Jim Henson, architect of the Muppet empire, coined the term “muppet” around the time he was working on Sam and Friends, a televised puppet show he created in 1955 with his wife, Jane Nebel.
The Muppet Show utilized a variety format as a vehicle for its inspired and often surreal comedy.
The Muppet Show quickly became the hip place for a celeb to have a widely-seen cameo, and the diverse list of guest stars included Elton John, Peter Sellers, Rudolf Nureyev, Zero Mostel, Steve Martin and Alice Cooper.
www.toonarific.com /show.php?show_id=2515   (631 words)

  
 tvdvdreviews.com -- The Muppet Show: Season One DVD Review
The show's producers and creative team were worried that the first few episodes were too rough and inconsistent, and they wanted to present their strongest material first.
The discs are housed in a foldout case decorated with photos of the Muppets on the exterior panels and a detail of the red Muppet Show curtain on the interior panels.
This is unfortunate since the nature of The Muppet Show's brief sketches practically cries out for chapter stops so that viewers can quickly navigate to their favorite bits.
www.tvdvdreviews.com /muppetshow1.html   (1396 words)

  
 The Muppet Newsflash: The Muppet Show Season One Features
This blog is dedicated to informing Muppet fans and Jim Henson enthusiasts the world over with the latest and greatest Muppet-related news and updates that they crave.
Disney also states that they plan on releasing the other four seasons of the show on equally great sets, but no further information on their disc features or release is publicly available at this time.
Muppet Morsels are the triva that I worked on and was added to by Craig Shemin and then Jerry Juhl and Dave Goelz.
muppetnewsflash.blogspot.com /2005/05/muppet-show-season-one-features.html   (1911 words)

  
 The Muppet Show | TV Show Facts | Muppets Wizard of Oz | Kermit the Frog | DVD | Theme Song | Characters
The Muppet Show had many celebrities on throughout it's six year run, but no star was allowed on the show more than once.
Muppets' creator Jim Henson was responsible for creating many recognizable characters including Yoda from Star Wars, and several Sesame Street characters like Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.
The Muppet Show - The Muppets Wizard of Oz They've traveled around the world and conquered space aliens, pirates and the mean streets of Hollywood.
www.kidzworld.com /article/5890-the-muppet-show-tv-show-facts   (510 words)

  
 The Muppet Show TV Show
Show Summary: The Muppet Show depicted a song-and-dance variety show, as well as the backstage antics involved in putting the show on.
The show was well known for outrageous, highly physical and sometimes absurd comedy and parodies.
Admit it: when was there ever a funnier moment watching this show but when these old coots fire off their sarcastic salvos of putdowns after every act and at show's end.
www.retrojunk.com /details_tvshows/356-the-muppet-show   (405 words)

  
 "The Muppet Show" Season One DVD Review - Page 1 of 2
After several pitches and the taping of two half-hour pilots, "The Muppet Show" appeared on the airwaves of CBS and local stations in the fall of 1976.
The pacing of "The Muppet Show" is fairly chaotic; things move quickly from sketch to sketch, with nothing to tie them together but a dissolve transition.
Musical performances are often given by the Muppet Show band Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem, the piano-playing dog Rowlf, and the upbeat hillbillies of the Gogolala Jubilee Jugband.
www.ultimatedisney.com /muppetshow-season1.html   (3014 words)

  
 The Muppet Show
Perhaps the strangest variety show ever to air on television, the wildly popular MUPPET SHOW helped to spawn an entire series starring Jim Henson's crew of puppet comedians.
Combining musical numbers with comedy, THE MUPPET SHOW centered on the efforts of Kermit the Frog and his team of performers to put on a weekly show, featuring both the onstage acts as well as the backstage problems.
Although the humor of THE MUPPET SHOW was often more adult and occasionally risqué than the later Muppet endeavors, it was still appropriate for every member of the family.
store.thundermall.com /muppetshow.html   (194 words)

  
 Muppet Sejm Show -Śmieszne Filmy Polityczne
Fragment z programu Szymon Majewski Show, w którym Przewodniczący wyjaśnił, dlaczego zawsze ze sobą powinno nosić się Tic-taci.
Skoro Minister Sprawiedliwości "Robi to co mówi", to Szymon Majewski Show "Robi to co widzi" - oto rezultat...
Przeróbka reklamy Nordei z programu Szymon Majewski Show.
www.milanos.pl /video-polityka.php?id=po-1   (767 words)

  
 Mostly Muppet Dot Com » Curtains Up
I’ll leave you with the inspiration behind the title of this theme and this blog: the theme from The Muppet Show.
It’s time to raise the curtain on the Muppet Show tonight.
Mostly Muppet Dot Com is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 license by Seth (Contact the author).
www.mostlymuppet.com /archives/2005/03/10/curtains-up   (1048 words)

  
 The Muppet Show - Season One - Rotten Tomatoes
Currently, there are not enough Tomatometer critic reviews for The Muppet Show - Season One to receive a rating.
Perhaps the strangest variety show ever to air on television, the wildly popular MUPPET SHOW helped to spawn an entire series starring Jim Henson's crew of puppet comedians.
Combining musical numbers with comedy, THE MUPPET SHOW centered on the efforts of Kermit the Frog and his team of performers to put on a weekly show, featuring both the onstage acts as well as the backstage problems.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/muppet_show_season_one   (472 words)

  
 The Muppet Show TV Show - The Muppet Show Television Show - TV.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1974, Henson shot a Muppet special called The Muppets' Valentine Show, which would later become a precursor for The Muppet Show.
The special starred famous muppet, Kermit the Frog, with a cast of new muppets including: George the Janitor, Droop the Anteater, Crazy Donald (later...
"Muppets Tonight!" was a short lived new version of the classic 'The Muppet Show', that hoped to appeal to a new generation.
www.tv.com /the-muppet-show/show/1866/summary.html   (891 words)

  
 What's The Muppet Show?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The show was called Sam and Friends.It was 5 minutes and aired twice a night, at 6:45 PM and at 11:45 PM.
The show went through 5 test shows which were shown to parents and children in Philadelphia.
The show would be a variety but would mostly (as shown in Henson's drawings) be a talk show with the guest, where the Muppets would lounge behind large alters and other sets.
members.tripod.com /muppetshowdatabase0/id40.htm   (1629 words)

  
 Gamerz-Edge - The Muppet Show: Season One Review   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This doesn’t bring the show down, rather it makes the show work harder in maintaining who these people are and what they are known for.
For a show that was most certainly either run on 1-inch tape or film, you’ll love how its been cleaned and prepped for DVD format.
My wife and I enjoyed the show when we were younger (1980 being the first year I saw it as a kid) and it’s my hope that you’ll purchase this and enjoy it now.
www.gamerz-edge.com /dvd/reviews/muppetshow1.html   (613 words)

  
 The Muppet Show   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Muppets were a unique form of entertainment, and to "Jump the Shark" a show must (I believe) break it's own rules; the Muppet Show may have been restrained by censors and sponsors but they didn't have any rules.
If you were young when The Muppet Show was on television, and you don't remember it or never enjoyed it, you must have had one sad and bitter childhood.
This show was consistently funny,the guest stars did guest appropriate things, and the writing was superior to most of the drek on television today.
www.jumptheshark.com /m/muppetshow.htm   (5577 words)

  
 Muppet Show Photos, Cast, Episodes for Muppet Show | TVGuide.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Produced in England, `The Muppet Show' won three Emmys and a Peabody.
The Best of Muppet Show Jim Henson first created the muppet characters in 1955, appears on numerous tv programs both local and na...
Muppet Show Pictures, Cast, Episode Guides, News and More on Starpulse.com.
www.tvguide.com /tvshows/muppet/100498   (283 words)

  
 Digg - Kermit the frog on daily show
The muppets show they're probably talking about was Muppets Tonight, which was basically their stab at bringing back the muppets show only in a hip late night style:
The Muppet Show was never a kids show, it was aimed for adult prime time from the beginning.
The muppeteer has one hand inside his mouth, and he holds the poles with the other hand.
www.digg.com /videos_comedy/Kermit_the_frog_on_daily_show   (1319 words)

  
 X-E - The Muppet Show Star Wars - 1980 w/ Download!
Before we get to Mark, you have to understand that, after all, this is the Muppet Show.
Even passerby cameo sheep muppets are throwing jokes around like they had some giant comedy quota to meet.
It gets weird though...in one skit starring Kermit, all the muppets are doing their thing, when out of nowhere 3P0 and R2 walk onto the set and start babbling, with every last one of their lines followed by a huge laugh track.
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 The Muppet Show - Zap2it - TV Show
A fantastic medley of the sweet and mischievious, Jim Henson's muppets (a cross between marionettes and puppets), including Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy, hold a weekly variety show with a range of famous guests.
The originality of this mixture of person, muppet, innovative humor and great writing makes The Muppet Show one of the most successful series in the world in the late 1970's.
More than just a kids' show, at its height, The Muppet Show was seen in more than 100 countries and by more than 230 million people.
tv.zap2it.com /tveditorial/tve_main/1,1002,273|1067|1|,00.html   (146 words)

  
 BBC - Comedy Guide - The Muppet Show
Without any redeeming features save her irrepressible self-absorption, Miss Piggy considered herself the principal star of the show, and her aggressive or fawning treatment of guests was as unpredictable as her unrequited affection for Kermit was constant.
One of the great strengths of The Muppet Show was that no guest intimated that the puppet characters were anything other than human, conversing and interacting with the furry creatures as if it was perfectly normal.
Shrewdly, Grade was then able to sell The Muppet Show back to America, where, vastly popular with children and adults, it was screened in first-run syndication from late September 1976, proving that the network executives, not for the first or last time, had made a costly error of judgement.
www.bbc.co.uk /comedy/guide/articles/m/muppetshowthe_7774625.shtml   (772 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Muppet Show: Music Mayhem & More - 25th Anniv Coll: Music: Muppets   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This collection really is a grab bag of some of their best stuff, from classics from the TV show to selections from each Muppet movie.
The stuff from the show, of course, is great -- Kermit's old standby "It's Not Easy Being Green" is in there, as is a comedy routine between Kermit and Fozzie, and both the show's opening and closing numbers.
I just loved the Muppet Show when it came out in the '70s, and my twin girls seem to really respond to the music today.
www.amazon.com /Muppet-Show-Music-Mayhem-Anniv/dp/B00006IZP8   (1380 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Muppet Show - Season One (Special Edition): DVD: Jim Henson,Frank Oz,Jerry Nelson,Dave Goelz,Eren ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Joel Grey does a cabaret-style act for a roomful of Muppets and is later outraged when Kermit's introduction of the actor proves so thorough there is nothing left for the latter to say.
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Plus I look forward to watching the shows in the order they were shown to get a feel for how the show evolved over the years.
www.amazon.com /Muppet-Show-Season-One-Special/dp/B0009ULBGS   (2071 words)

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