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[[Image:They Long To Be Close To You.JPG|thumb|300px|Close to You]]
 
[[Image:They Long To Be Close To You.JPG|thumb|300px|Close to You]]
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[[Connie Stevens]] sang '''"(They Long to Be) Close to You"''' to [[Kermit the Frog|Kermit]] and [[Fozzie Bear|Fozzie]] during the [[Talk Spots|Talk Spot]] from [[Episode 102: Connie Stevens|Episode 102]] of ''[[The Muppet Show]]''. This was the only Talk Spot in the first season to use a couch instead of a wall as the set.
 
[[Connie Stevens]] sang '''"(They Long to Be) Close to You"''' to [[Kermit the Frog|Kermit]] and [[Fozzie Bear|Fozzie]] during the [[Talk Spots|Talk Spot]] from [[Episode 102: Connie Stevens|Episode 102]] of ''[[The Muppet Show]]''. This was the only Talk Spot in the first season to use a couch instead of a wall as the set.
   
It was also performed in [[Episode 505: James Coburn|Episode 505]]. As a male Muppet sings the song to his lady friend, the birds, stars, and angels mentioned in the lyrics appear -- and then get stuck to the woman.
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It was also performed in [[Episode 505: James Coburn|episode 505]]. As a male Muppet sings the song to his lady friend, the birds, stars, and angels mentioned in the lyrics appear -- and then get stuck to the woman.
   
This song was also featured in [[MirrorMask]].
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This song was also featured in ''[[MirrorMask]]''.
   
 
[[Category: Muppet Songs|Close To You]]
 
[[Category: Muppet Songs|Close To You]]

Revision as of 21:45, September 23, 2007

Music by Burt Bacharach
Lyrics by Hal David
Date 1970
Source Dionne Warwick
File:They Long To Be Close To You.JPG

Connie Stevens sang "(They Long to Be) Close to You" to Kermit and Fozzie during the Talk Spot from Episode 102 of The Muppet Show. This was the only Talk Spot in the first season to use a couch instead of a wall as the set.

It was also performed in episode 505. As a male Muppet sings the song to his lady friend, the birds, stars, and angels mentioned in the lyrics appear -- and then get stuck to the woman.

This song was also featured in MirrorMask.

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