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PERFORMER Jerry Nelson
  Jim Henson
  Dave Goelz
  Steve Whitmire
DEBUT 1979

The Bug Band appeared in episode 407 of The Muppet Show, performing a rendition of The Beatles' song, "She Loves You".

Backstage, Kermit says they should come up with a name, and they suggest "The Grateful Dead" and "The Who".

Members of the group appeared elsewhere in the episode, including the opening with Gonzo and the opening in Statler and Waldorf's box.

One band member appears in episode 509, where he's referred to as Alexander Beetle. Two of the bugs appear in episode 515 as contestants in Gonzo's dance marathon.

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