Cher (b. 1946) is a singer, actress, and director who first rose to fame in the 1960s and 1970s as half of the the performance duo Sonny & Cher. Her movie roles include The Witches of Eastwick (with Susan Sarandon and Michelle Pfeiffer), Mermaids (with Winona Ryder), and Moonstruck (with Nicholas Cage).
One of her first projects in her solo career was hosting the self-titled television variety series Cher on which the Muppets appeared in 1975. She was announced as an upcoming guest star for The Muppet Show season four in The Muppet Show Fan Club Newsletter (Volume Two, Number Two), however she never appeared.
- When Miss Piggy and Gonzo visit the home of a celebrity in The Jim Henson Hour episode "Miss Piggy's Hollywood", Gonzo is unsure of whose home they are outside of, and he thinks at one point they are at Cher's residence.
- The "Baby Talk" segment in Sesame Street Episode 4065 ends with the announcer stating that Baby Natasha would talk to Cher, Al Gore, and her own toes in the next episode.
- At their 2006 Hollywood Bowl concert, Miss Piggy and Kermit sing one of Sonny and Cher's biggest hits, "I Got You Babe", with Piggy wearing an outfit similar to Cher's outlandish gowns.
- In a 2018 interview with NME, Miss Piggy said Sonny and Cher is one of her favorite duos.