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Reese Witherspoon Walk the Swine
Writer Dave Caplan, Steve Rudnick, Gregg Mettler and Nell Scovell
Director Randall Einhorn
Guests Reese Witherspoon
Premiere October 26, 2015 (Citytv)
October 27, 2015 (ABC)
Showbiz Express - Miss Piggy & Scooter of 'The Muppets'

Showbiz Express - Miss Piggy & Scooter of 'The Muppets'

One of the promotional interviews Miss Piggy & Scooter gave before the episode aired.

"Walk the Swine" is the fifth episode of the 2015 television series The Muppets.


Miss Piggy and Reese Witherspoon have a heated rivalry but when the two volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, their feud escalates to a whole new level, causing Piggy’s reputation to be shattered. In a rare moment of humility, Piggy decides to find a way to fix her mistake. Meanwhile, Fozzie and his girlfriend Becky hit a rough patch when Fozzie starts telling jokes about her on stage, and Rizzo causes some car troubles for Scooter.



Muppet Characters:

Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Scooter, Rizzo the Rat, Pepe the King Prawn, Bobo the Bear, Sam the Eagle, Uncle Deadly, Sweetums, Floyd Pepper, Dr. Teeth, Zoot

Background Muppets:

Andy and Randy Pig, Angel Marie, Animal, Beauregard, Beautiful Day Monster, Behemoth, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Chip, Janice, Lips


(see full episode credits)

Guest stars:

Muppet Performers:

Additional Muppet Performers:



  • The title of the episode is a play on the idiom "Walk the Line" which refers to maintaining an intermediate position or exercising self-control. It is also the title of a popular Johnny Cash song, as well as a biopic of Cash, which starred Witherspoon.
  • Miss Piggy and Scooter gave a couple of promotional interviews before the episode aired, referencing Piggy's feud with Reese Witherspoon, Kermit's relationship with Denise, as well as the future (and nature) of the show.[1][2][3]
  • This is the only episode of the series that does not feature Yolanda Rat.


  1. ABC 7 (New York) Eyewitness News - Miss Piggy and Scooter talk about 'The Muppets' (2015-10-27)
  2. KTNV Channel 13 (Las Vegas) - Miss Piggy & Scooter talk about 'The Muppets' (2015-10-27)
  3. YouTube - Showbiz Express - Miss Piggy & Scooter of 'The Muppets' (2015-10-27)

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